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HIV origami organelle
HIV origami organelle

HIV Structure

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Teach your class about the structure of HIV.

Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) is a retrovirus that attacks the immune system leading to AIDS. It was first identified in 1981 and 33 million people have died of AIDS since then. Treatments have become available and the model shows where these are targeted in the virus.

Buy once, print forever!

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

First, your students make their model of HIV out of the colourful parts. Then they use their 3D model to look at the main features of its structure. These include the envelope, capsid, RNA genome, reverse transcriptase, protease, integrase, matrix and glycoproteins.

Includes colourful class Powerpoint!

Takes just 30 minutes!

Dimensions: 17cm x 14cm / 7in x 5.5in

Download includes: instructions, templates and classroom Powerpoint presentation.

All you need: paper, scissors, tape.