Viruses/Infectious Diseases: What’s Really Bugging You?
C. Life Science
For Grades: 5-8
Structure and Function in Living Systems
Disease is a breakdown in structures or functions of an organism. Some diseases are the result of intrinsic failures of the system. Others are the result of damage by infection by other organisms.
Regulation and Behavior
Regulation of an organism's internal environment involves sensing the internal environment and changing physiological activities to keep conditions within the range required to survive.