2Word Scramble Warm-UpYou will be given a scrambled word with a definition and hint.Silently and individually, write down the unscrambled word in your journal on page ____.After unscrambling the word, decide whether it is a noun, verb, or adjective.
3egmrDefinition: a microorganism that causes disease. Hint: This may not be seen, but it can make you sick. Noun, verb, or adjective? GERM noun
4agimnorsDefinition: a living being Hint: This refers to an individual form of life Noun, verb, or adjective? ORGANISM noun
5cefiinostuDefinition: that which corrupts or contaminates; spreading rapidly to others Hint: This can be used to describe a germ that spreads from person to person Noun, verb, or adjective? INFECTIOUS adjective
6cefintDefinition: effect, contaminate, taint Hint: Germs do this to people and cause diseases Noun, verb, or adjective? INFECT verb
7aimnrsttDefinition: Send, spread, pass on Hint: This describes the action when a germ is moved from one person to another Noun, verb, or adjective? TRANSMIT verb
8aiimnnorssstDefinition: An act or process of spreading Hint: This happens not only to germs but also radio waves. Noun, verb, or adjective? TRANSMISSION noun
9adeeissDefinition: Illness. Hint: Some of this can be prevented by eating healthily and exercising daily. Noun, verb, or adjective? DISEASE noun
10mmopstyDefinition: A sign or indication of something. Hint: A common cold show this as a cough, sore throat, sneezing, headache, slight fever, runny nose, etc. Noun, verb, or adjective? SYMPTOM noun
11Spread of Infectious Disease Keeping the words we just unscrambled in mind, discuss the following questions with your table:What are some infectious diseases you already know about and what are their symptoms?What makes these diseases contagious?To help stop or minimize the transmission of infectious diseases, what information do you think would be important to know?What are some precautions that one could take to prevent transmission of infectious diseases?