Premed Kids: Microbiology - Bacteria & Viruses
April Chloe Terrazas
(Crazy Brainz, Nov. 9, 2015)
From the author/illustrator of the SUPER SCIENCE SERIES comes a new exploratory science children's series, Premed Kids! Premed Kids is an intro to topics covered on the MCAT, the medical school entry test! Start learning early so you can become a doctor (which is just another awesome form of a scientist!) This quick read is stuffed with new microbial vocabulary plus April's signature "sound it out" phonics guides for early readers. Enjoy 18 pages packed with delightful illustrations and fun facts. Ever wonder how the flu virus gets into your cells? Want to know what a bacterium looks like? By the close, you will add the following terms to your comprehension and vocabulary: bacteriophage, virus, lytic, lysogenic, bacillus, coccus, spirillum, nucleoid, pilus, capsule, prokaryote, eukaryote, influenza, endocytosis, receptor, viral RNA and DNA, infection, HIV, adenovirus, rabies, AND MORE! The book closes with a quiz to see how much you remember. It's never too early to start preparing for the MCAT!