Why mozzies prefer some people to others

Bacterial diversity could explain why some people are more prone to mosquito bites than others.

Use this article with year 8 and 10 Biology students to demonstrate how an understanding of bacteria, body systems and insects can impact society and how the needs of society can influence scientific research.

 

Word Count: 750

Why do mozzies prefer some people to others?

Why do mozzies prefer some people to others?

Years: 8, 10

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Topics:

Biological Sciences – The Body, Living Things

Additional: Careers, Technology

Concepts (South Australia):

Biological Sciences – Form and Function