AQA new specification-Diseases caused by fungi and protists-B5.8
This lesson has been created in accordance to the NEW AQA Specification (9-1) for my combined/additional science class (Year 9-KS4). Includes: slide animations, embedded video, worksheet and answers have also been included within the slides. This resource is suitable for separate science students.

AQA spec link: and
Relevant chapter: B5-Communicable diseases . AQA Biology third edition textbook-Page 88-89.

*The new specification requires students to know the following;

Rose black spot is a fungal disease where purple or black spots develop on leaves, which often turn yellow and drop early. It affects the growth of the plant as photosynthesis is reduced. It is spread in the environment by water or wind. Rose black spot can be treated by using fungicides and/or removing and destroying the affected leaves.
The pathogens that cause malaria are protists. The malarial protist has a life cycle that includes the mosquito. Malaria causes recurrent episodes of fever and can be fatal. The spread of malaria is controlled by preventing the vectors, mosquitos, from breeding and by using mosquito nets to avoid
being bitten.
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Created: Jul 1, 2017

Updated: Sep 24, 2018

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