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- Aubra L., Teacher
- Townsend, MT
Immune System Teacher Resources
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Your health class reads two biographical stories: one about a girl who has allergies and the other about a girl who has asthma. They watch a quick cartoon on the KidsHealth website about immunity and take the related online quiz. You will certainly want computers with Internet access for each class member or small group. A ton of resource links are embedded! After the online exploration, groups collaborate to craft a brochure about one of these two immune system conditions.
Seventh graders explore ways in which they become sick. They find out ways that there bodies fight off bacteria. Students watch a video from the Magic School Bus series:"Inside Raphie." After reviewing video students can openly discuss there bodies and how the body's immune system automatically fights off germs. They then follow up the video with an experiment in which jellybeans are used and each student exchanges the jellybeans with their classmates.
A fantastic slideshow that has images, details, definitions and trivia to accompany each structure and response involved with the immune system. The slides are very useful for all levels of the immune response. A complete sets of notes could be generated by your students from this PowerPoint. information is separated concerning cells and specialized roles. There are also a couple of slides about the HIV virus and AIDS.
When your biology or physiology class is tackling the immune system, show this presentation. It covers the various immune responses, classifying them as the first, second, or third line of defense. Each slide is informative and most are supported by colorful and applicable diagrams. This is a great support to your lesson on immunity.
Students examine the roles of the immune system in keeping the body healthy. They see how engineers contribute to this process by creating antibiotics, and vaccinations. They discuss how an astronauts' immune system may be suppressed during a space flight. They complete an activity in which they design a thermometer and complete a temperature conversion chart.
Students begin the lesson by discussing what they already know about their immune system. In groups, they participate in a true and false game using the facts and myths of HIV/AIDS. They discuss how the disease is affecting their country and identify what can be done to sto the spread of it.