It starts with the question, what bacteria, viruses and fungi are, followed by the cultivation of bacteria and, last but not least, even epidemiological observations using the example of SARS-CoV-2 are considered: A RESIST team involving Dr. Henrike Ahsendorf, PD Dr. Jens Bohne, Carla Seegers and Dr. Annett Ziegler has come up with tasks for schoolchildren for the “B!G B4NG Challenge” online competition in cooperation with the University Hannover (LUH).
The challenge around infection biology will be presented at the 11th of January 2021 outside the series as a single task. The tasks are addressed to students from the 9th to the 13th grade, which they can work on alone or in teams using all available till the 7th of February 2021. The best teams can look forward to monetary and material awards to promote their studies. Further information and the opportunity to register are available at www.uni-hannover.de/bigbangchallenge.