Viruses and Antiviruses

Subject: Natural science
Activity length: 2 x 45 min
Objectives:

At the end of the lesson the students will be able to

  • identify viruses and antivirus programs
  • Find advantages and disadvantages of an anti-virus
  • Protect their computer against viruses
  • Identify the “diseases” of their computers caused by viruses
Preparation:

computers, board, coloured chalk

Description:

Brainstormingviruses versus anti-viruses

Debate – opinions, arguments and problem solving – each team will debate on how we find, prevent and remove a ”computer’s disease”

Assessment:

At the end of the debate we have a practical test of some anti-visrus programs aiming the computer’s security