(This class has different price options for those affected by the pandemic, click the register button above and see the different options).
What’s it all about?
The outbreak of Covid-19 pandemic has turned our lives around and shaken the world abruptly. In an era where everything you get on the news has some sort of virus biology facts thrown at you every 30 seconds, you need to have a basic understanding of how these incredibly tiny agents operate.
Join us in this lesson and learn powerful yet transforming ideas about viruses, to help you make sense of all the Covid-19 craziness and understand how they may affect your everyday life.
What will we cover?
At the end of this session, you will:
- Understand what viruses are and how they operate inside cells
- Understand what virus strains are and what this means for vaccine development
- What scientist do and don’t know yet about Covid-19
As a bonus, you will receive a list of simple, easy to understand scientific resources to help you keep learning about human and animal viruses.
Who will be teaching?
Pam is a self confessed foodie and veggie lover. She completed her PhD in Biomedical Engineering in Queensland before moving to Melbourne. She is a strong advocate for promoting science in schools, and for scientists to translate their work for the lay public in a fun, easy and approachable way.