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HIV Life Cycle
HIV Life Cycle

HIV Life Cycle

Origami Organelles
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Teach your class about the life cycle of HIV.

Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) is a retrovirus that attacks the immune system leading to AIDS. It has a complex life cycle that involves it making a DNA copy of its RNA genome and inserting into the host cell genome. Unravel the HIV life cycle with our model.

Buy once, print forever!

Perfect for use in class or for distance learning at home!

First, your students make their model of HIV and its host cell out of the colourful parts. The model then shows the stages of HIV's life cycle including: host cell attachment and entry, capsid insertion, reverse transcription of RNA genome into DNA, insertion of the DNA copy making a provirus, transcription and translation of HIV genes, viral release.

Includes colourful class Powerpoint!

Takes just 30 minutes!

Dimensions: 16cm x 14cm /6.5in x 5.5in.

Download includes: instructions, templates and classroom Powerpoint presentation.

All you need: paper, scissors, tape.