Bacteria and Virus TEKS
By Connie Fralick
TEKS 4A: Enrichment Essay
As a scientist observes two bacterial species, one of which is succumbing to several bacteria-killing viruses, what characteristics of the two bacterial species can the scientist use to figure out which of the two bacteria species is being killed off by the virus?
TEKS 4A: Question 1
What are bacilli, cocci, and spirilla and what are their advantages and disadvantages?
TEKS 4B: Question 1
What is N2 fixation? What structures sometimes play a role in N2 fixation?
What kind of cells go through N2 fixation?
TEKS 4B: Question 2
Describe how viruses maintain homeostasis in response to varying external conditions.
TEKS 4C: Question 1
Explain the methods in which viruses and bacteria transfer from organism to organism and how virus reproduction differs according to what organism is it's host.
TEKS 4C: Question 2
How are cells and viruses alike/different?
TEKS 4C: Question 3
What are the living and nonliving characteristics of the HIV Virus?
TEKS 11B: Question 1
What is the function of an endospore?
TEKS 11B: Question 2
Can bacteria overpower viruses?
TEKS 11B: Question 3
How does bacteria have a mutualistic relationship with humans?