Immunology Teacher Resources
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"The Role of ELISA in Diagnosing HIV Patients"
High schoolers explore how proten biotechnologies can be used to diagnose infectious disease specifically how ELISA uses immunological principles as well as enzymes to diagnose patients, and with specifics with HIV. They perform a successful ELISA to diagnose a potentially HIV positive patient and explore and practice using a lab notebook to record results.
9th - 12th Science 4 Views 8 Downloads
Anatomy and Physiology Study Questions on Immunology
In this anatomy and physiology study question worksheet, students define 20 terms related to the immune system. They answer 19 short answer questions that deal with immunology, autoimmune diseases, and the components and cells related to the immune system.
12th - Higher Ed Science 7 Views 26 Downloads
Students comprehend how biotechnology can be used to diagnose infectious disease such as protein technologies vs. DNA technologies. They comprehend procedure and uses of PCR, Western Blot, and ELISA as diagnostic tools. Students know how to keep a "messy" lab notebook and revisit immunological principles/applications in biotechnology.
9th - 12th Science 4 Views 13 Downloads
Students explore and explain the role of vaccines in infectious disease, They emphasize immunological principles and viral/bacterial infection processes. Students explore the three main vaccine types: DNA vaccines ("gene gun"), Recombinant vaccines, and live vector vaccines (AIDS, employs viruses).
9th - 12th Science 3 Views 21 Downloads
Student Investigation on the Immune System and Hemeagglutination
Students perform an experiment to demonstrate the principles of antibody-antigen binding, the secondary immune response, cross reactivity, and complement fixation. The materials to be used include antibodies from a rabbit that was injected once with red cells from a sheep and also one that was injected three times with the red cells from a sheep.
11th - 12th Science 6 Views 22 Downloads
Launching a Defense; Understanding the Human Immune System
Students research online to answer and develop questions about immune system, create Powerpoint presentation to share information with classmates, and assimilate information into pictorial and/or graphical description of immune system.
9th - 12th Science 12 Views 64 Downloads
Socioeconomic Implications of Fetal Transplantation An Exercise in Bioethics
High schoolers explore ethical problems. In groups, students examine and study a given ethical problem. They practice techniques for making ethical decisions and interact with each other in the resolution. High schoolers support their decision with reasons and facts.
9th - 12th Science 3 Views 2 Downloads
High schoolers read about how scientists are arriving at current theories of human origin and migration through mitochondrial DNA analysis. They then piece together a map showing the data from mitochondrial DNA analysis to plot the migration pattern of early humans.
9th - 12th Science 3 Views 8 Downloads
History, Eugenics and Genetics
A poignant 20-slide show introduces high schoolers to the amazing accomplishments of genomics and raises the question of eugenics. This instructional activity is only for mature audiences, as it deals with rape and other sensitive topics, but it is carefully written and highly valuable.
9th - 12th Science 5 Views 7 Downloads CCSS: Designed
The Making of the Fittest: The Birth and Death of Genes
After watching an engaging 13-minute video about the colorless blood of icefish, future ichthyologists examine icefish blood and non-icefish blood (blood samples are simulated with Karo syrup mixtures) to determine advantages of different blood viscosities in fish, depending on their habitat.
13 mins 8th - Higher Ed Science 14 Views 10 Downloads CCSS: Designed
The Origin of Species: Lizards in an Evolutionary Tree
Different islands in the Caribbean have very similar species of anole lizards, which each have their own place in the ecosystem. Researchers did several studies to determine whether the anoles evolved into the different species then migrated to the different islands or evolved independently on each island.
18 mins 6th - 12th Science 6 Views 4 Downloads
The Origin of Species: The Beak of the Finch
After finding from this feature that the famous finches of the Galapagos have developed different beak styles depending on the food available on their island, pupils can play a game of matching finch songs. In a lab activity, they can also analyze data to form conclusions about the relationship between natural selection and the beak shapes.
16 mins 6th - 12th Science 4 Views 5 Downloads
Great Discoveries in Science: The Double Helix
Take a trip with Watson and Crick as they struggle to determine the structure of the DNA molecule. In this beautiful documentary, biology students learn the history of this revolutionary discovery, and even hear from James Watson himself! Along with this featured film, find other comprehensive resources on DNA structure: film guides, teacher guide, and several animations.
17 mins 8th - 12th Science 6 Views 5 Downloads