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Deadly Parasites

Grades: 6-8
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In this interactive, explore the various steps involved in the cycle of a deadly parasite: Sporozoites invade the victim's liver and become Merozoites ...

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© 2010

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Benchmarks for Science Literacy
NSTA National Science Education Standards

Discover how some Anopheles mosquitoes transmit malaria-causing parasites into a human body. Explore how these plasmodia parasites affect the human body and follow the life cycle of the plasmodia in a host.

Source: Changing the Balance


Contributor: MPT-grayscale

Funder: Corporation for Public Broadcasting-grayscale