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Coursework & revision

On this page you will find useful links and documents to help with coursework and revision on antibiotics and vaccinations.

Antibiotics

Animations

The e-Bug antibiotic animations cover:

  • How antibiotics work
  • The difference between bacteriostatic and bactericidal antibiotics
  • Why antibiotics do not work on viruses
  • How antibiotic resistance arises
  • How antibiotic resistance spreads between bacteria by horizontal and vertical gene transfer

View the animations here.

Hot topics

Our hot topics page will also help by providing background information, facts and statistics on antibiotics, as well as a debate kit for use in schools or at home.

View the hot topics here.

Peer education

Our peer education lesson will help you learn about antibiotics, as well as developing your communication and team working skills. It is also great experience to put on your CV!

See the peer education lesson and find out more information here.

Vaccinations

Animations

The e-Bug vaccination animations cover:

  • The innate and acquired immunity
  • B cells and T cells and their role in the immune response
  • How your body responds to infection
  • Vaccinations and the importance of herd immunity

View the animations here.

Hot topics

Our hot topics page will also help by providing background information, facts and statistics on vaccinations, as well as a debate kit for use in schools or at home.

View the hot topics here.

Peer education

Our peer education lesson will help you learn about vaccinations, as well as developing your communication and team working skills. It is also great experience to put on your CV!

The vaccination peer education lesson plan is coming soon!