Teach the structure and life cycle of the coronavirus with our unique model!
The outbreak of coronavirus (2019-nCoV) highlights the importance of understanding how such viruses infect us and how we can use this understanding to develop vaccines and medicines. Our model of the coronavirus causing coronavirus disease (COVID-19) shows its structure and what the different parts do.
The model includes the viral envelope, RNA genome, spike protein, membrane protein, envelope protein and the enzymes replicase and protease.
Your students will learn about coronavirus structure and life cycle and provides a good starting point to discuss the challenges that are caused by novel virus strains. It can also be used as an introduction to general virus structure for all levels of students.
Time takes about 20 minutes. Dimensions: 15cm/6in diameter.
Includes full colour Powerpoint classroom presentation!
Download includes: instructions, colour and mono model templates and Powerpoint file.
All you need: paper, scissors and tape.
Origami Organelles are downloadable paper models that you print and make as many time as you like! When you purchase a model, you are licensed for unlimited use on a single site or campus.