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Human Body Series - Immune System
When you work with school children, teaching about immunity and illness prevention is a priority! This approach includes a discussion, kid-friendly online articles, a creative writing assignment, and a quiz on the role of leukocytes and the immune system.
3rd - 5th Science 100 Views 129 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Seventh graders explain the role of white blood cells in fighting infections. In this life science instructional activity, 7th graders create flow charts showing the immune response process. They act out and play a game to simulate actions of the immune system.
7th Science 12 Views 30 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
Human Body Series: Immune System
In this writing a help wanted advertisement for Leukocytes instructional activity, students read examples of help wanted ads and facts about the functions of white blood cells and apply them when writing a help wanted ad with a job description, list of qualifications, and benefits of Leukocytes.
4th - 6th Health 10 Views 91 Downloads
Blood Cell Basics
Students design a proportional model of blood out of red gelatin, a plastic bag, and rice. They study the components that make up blood and investigate what happens when the arteries in different scenerios. They work in pairs in order to figure out ways to clean out our clogged arteries.
3rd - 5th Science 10 Views 21 Downloads
Study Jams! The Immune System
A set of slides depicts sick children, an artistic rendition of a white blood cell amongst red blood cells, and a diagram of part of the lymph system to teach youngsters about immunity. Kids will find that it is made up of skin, white blood cells, and lymph nodes.
4th - 8th Science 3 Views 2 Downloads
Modeling an HIV Particle
Models are an important part of science; they help us see the world on a scale that works for us. In the first of five lessons on HIV, learners make a paper model of the HIV virus that is about 500,000 times larger than the actual virus. In addition to the model, the class discusses viruses as well as scale; it would take nearly two million HIV particles to fill one white blood cell.
7th - 12th Science 9 Views 10 Downloads
The ciculatory system is introduced here by means of clear, labelled diagrams and charts with details. After learning the basics of the heart strucure, a sequence of slides help show the flow the blood as the heart muscle contracts. A comprehensive review of all components in the circulatory system.
7th - 9th Science 13 Views 11 Downloads
Tag, You're Sick
Young scholars play a game to model how the immune system works. In this health and wellness lesson, the teacher explains how the immune system works, then students play a game of tag trying to stay away from germs, viruses, and bacteria and being rescued by white blood cells, antibiotics, and villi.
1st - 5th Science 9 Views 67 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
Human Blood: Microviewer
In this human blood: microviewer worksheet, learners answer questions about blood, red blood cells, white blood cells, phagocytosis, blood type B, fibrin, sickle cells, and infected blood. Students also draw quick sketches of a human blood slide.
7th - 9th Science 12 Views 54 Downloads
Reebops: A “Model” Organism for Teaching Genetic Concepts
In a sweet simulation, junior geneticists examine the chromosomes of a fictitious Reebop marshmallow animal, combine chromosomes to produce offspring, and then make a model of the resulting Reebop baby. Phenotypes include number of antennae, nose color, number of body segments, leg color, and more!
6th - 12th Science 91 Views 88 Downloads
Energy for Life (Energy from Food)
Energy comes in many forms, but how do living things get the energy they need to survive and thrive? In a simple, controlled experiment with yeast, water, and sugar, groups make observations about how yeast reacts with water alone, then with water and sugar.
3rd - 12th Science 60 Views 48 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable