The Science of Coronaviruses©

This free, four-part video series includes videos, hands-on modeling activities, and computer visualization tutorials that students can do in the classroom or at home to learn more about the Coronavirus and the development of our current vaccines.

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Series Parts

Introduction Video

Part 1: What Are Coronaviruses?

Learn more about what coronaviruses are in this series of videos and lessons by 3D Molecular Designs.

Part 2: How Do Coronaviruses Infect Us?

Learn more about how coronaviruses infect us in these videos and activities from 3D Molecular Designs.

Part 3: What Does A Coronavirus Do Once It’s Inside Us?

Learn more about what a coronavirus does once it’s inside of us with these videos, lessons and activities from 3D Molecular Designs.

Part 4: How Can We Protect Ourselves from Coronaviruses?

Learn more about how we can protect ourselves from coronaviruses in these videos, lessons and activities from 3D Molecular Designs.

Additional Resources

Paper Modeling Activities

Learn more about the science of coronaviruses in 3D Molecular Designs’ paper modeling activities to teach your students more about their molecular structure.

RCSB Protein Data Bank Resources

Learn more about the science of coronaviruses with David S. Goodsell’s posters and related content.

Links to Additional Articles

Access additional articles for the Science of Coronaviruses to supplement the lessons from the other parts of the series.

Questions and Answers

Send us written or recorded questions and comments about the Science of Coronaviruses series and we’ll answer them on this page!

Teacher Submitted Resources

Submit any resources you use in your classroom when teaching about coronaviruses to share with other teachers!

Next Generation Science Standards

The Science of Coronaviruses: Connections to A Framework for K-12 Science Education Practices, Crosscutting Concepts, and Core Ideas

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