By the end of this lesson you should be able to:

  • Identify which agent causes what disease?
  • Identify modes of transmission of these agents.
  • Describe the main properties of these agents

Lesson Description

The focus of this lesson is on the infectious agents, the diseases that they cause, how we get exposed to them, how they enter our body, what are their properties. Being aware of these hazards is a part of good health  because most of these problems can only be dealt with by an informed society working in unison.


There is a pre-test and a post-test for each lesson which must be printed before they are administered. 

Click here for the pre-test questions.

Click here for the post-test questions

Click here for the key to both tests.