Honors Projects


This project is a resource created to provide information about the Covid-19 pandemic. This pandemic was caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus (AJMC Staff, 2021). The first reported cases began to appear in December 2019, and the World Health Organization (WHO) declared COVID-19 a pandemic on March 11th, 2020. This pandemic is still active with new cases reported everyday as of April 2021 (AJMC Staff, 2021). This resource consists of four videos ranging from around two and a half to eight minutes long. All videos were created in an animated fashion and were uploaded to YouTube. The first video focuses on the background and origin of the SARS-CoV-2 virus. The second video looks at how the virus is transmitted and ways to prevent the transmission. Information about how the virus replicates and the different proteins of the virus involved during infection is covered in the third video, and the fourth video talks about several different vaccines that are being used to help stop the COVID-19 pandemic.These videos are intended for individuals that are in college and are taking science classes. They can be viewed on the YouTube channel Learning with Bailey. These videos will hopefully be able to educate science majors in an interesting way about the pandemic rather than reading articles or doing research. It is essential for science majors to know about the pandemic so they can educate and inform people around them. Those people can then tell more people about the virus and hopefully a ripple like effect can occur.


Biological Sciences



First Advisor

Juan L. Bouzat

First Advisor Department

Biological Sciences

Second Advisor

Lisa Handyside

Second Advisor Department

Special Education

Publication Date

Spring 4-19-2021