Mutations, variants and strains

What’s the difference between mutations, variants and strains? A guide to COVID terminology. This resource is an excellent example of how scientific understanding is continuously being refined. It is best suited to Year 8 and 9 Biology students who are … Continued

Explainer: How to make a vaccine

Inside the Australian manufacturing process of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine. This resource is best suited to Chemistry and Biology students in Years 8, 9 and 10 who are learning about cells and chemical reactions. It details the steps involved in manufacturing … Continued

Best of: Vaccination

Our best of series, published each week, collates our favourite and most popular resources for a particular topic. This week: Vaccinations for year 8 and 9 students studying Biological Sciences. Australian Curriculum Code: ACSSU150, ACSSU175 "Multi-cellular organisms contain systems of … Continued

Where are we at with developing a vaccine for coronavirus?

[PLEASE NOTE: The information in this article may since have been updated or refined.] The first stage may be to reduce the amount of virus generated during a typical infection. This article and diagrams will explain the vaccine development process being … Continued