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HIV and Flu -- The Vaccine Strategy
What is the biggest threat to a mass number of humans? Not natural disasters, but rather, pandemics! With a lecture and slide show, the speaker discusses how medical technology in the form of vaccines is bringing an end to suffering and fear.
21 mins 9th - Higher Ed Science 7 Views 9 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Albert Sabin and Bioethics: Testing at the Chillicothe Federal Reformatory
Do the ends justify the means? Getting a drug approved in the US is a long and involved process. But at some point out, it involves testing on humans. The ethics of such testing is the focus of a resource that uses Dr. Albert Sabin's testing of his polio vaccine on inmates at the Chilliothe Federal Reformatory to explore bioethics.
9th - 12th Science 3 Views 0 Downloads CCSS: Designed
How We Conquered the Deadly Smallpox Virus
The deadly smallpox virus, which killed between 300-500 million people in the twentieth century alone, is a feature player in modern world history. Discover how this disease spread across the globe by and through various nations throughout history, and how English physician Edward Jenner, father of immunology, finally developed the smallpox vaccination.
5 mins 7th - 12th Science 33 Views 18 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Requiring HPV vaccine
Students research the HPV vaccine and discover what it is supposed to do. In gropus, they consult with doctors and local health officials to discover the possible side effects of the vaccine and presents their findings to the class. They develop a campaign to inform others about the pros and cons of requiring this type of vaccine.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 6 Views 4 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
Law: Requiring HPV Vaccine
Students research the HPV vaccine and estimate its cost. They interview doctors and local health officials about it. Students write feature stories based on their research focusing on the timelines for implementation in their states or on the decision whether or not to be vaccinated.
10th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 0 Downloads
Your Body's Defenses When Microbes Attack
Students study how being exposed to a harmful microbe doesn't automatically make them ill. They discover the lines of defense against microbe invaders and explore the roles of skin and mucus membranes, white blood cells, and lymphocytes in preventing and fighting infections.
5th - 7th Science 3 Views 26 Downloads
Vaccines Expert Group
In this medical worksheet, students gather in-depth information on how well vaccines can effectively prevent the spread of disease. They explore two stations and give examples where vaccines have been used successfully and where challenges still exist.
9th - Higher Ed Science 4 Views 22 Downloads
Wherever We Go, There They Are!
The central video for this lesson plan is not available through the included resource link. However, the activity that simulates the passing of a virus through a population is impacting and the other resource links are invaluable. Use this lesson plan in a life science unit when covering viruses, or in a health class when covering communicable disease.
6th - 12th Health 31 Views 135 Downloads
The Drugs Revolution and the Development of Penicillin
Fleming, Florey, and Chain all had a hand in developing penicillin and the start of the drug revolution. From germ theory to the vaccinations that saved millions, this presentation will give upper graders the basics about the advent of penicillin.
10th - 11th Social Studies & History 3 Views 3 Downloads
The Vaccination Question
Students share opinions about common vaccines, then consider facts and opinions about the HPV vaccine and hold a "fishbowl" discussion. They survey members of the community to determine their perspectives on the issue. Students report results to class.
6th - 12th Science 16 Views 30 Downloads
A Pox No Longer Upon Us
Tenth graders research the development and use of vaccines. They examine historical documents for qualitative observations and the basis of immunization. They examine primary and secondary immune responses as they relate to the production of antibodies and create a graph.
10th Science 3 Views 22 Downloads
The Danger of Science Denial
"Everyone is entitled to their own opinions... but they're not entitled to their own facts." Michael Specter, a well-respected science and technology journalist, speaks eloquently about modern attitudes toward science and progress and the dangers that result in holding to unfounded beliefs or rhetoric over scientific evidence.
16 mins 9th - Higher Ed Science 11 Views 5 Downloads
Students explain in a written format how vaccination works and how it draws upon the natural immunity. They differentiate between vaccinations and immunizations. Students identify a number of illnesses that can be prevented by the use of immunization.
9th - 12th Science 6 Views 17 Downloads
Human Papillomavirus: Investigating the Prevention, Transmission, and Treatments of a Viral Infection
Tenth graders explore the different health risks associated with human papillomavirus. In this health science lesson, 10th graders identify different ways to prevent viral and bacterial infection. They research and develop an awareness workshop for their friends and families.
10th Science 13 Views 24 Downloads
Regents High School Exam: Living Environment 2008
Tne New York Regents High School Examinations are comprehensive and include various styles of questions, includingmultiple choice and the analysis of graphs. This particular version, the 2008 Living Environment exam surveys a variety of topics.
9th - 12th Science 36 Views 159 Downloads