Immune System Teacher Resources
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How Does the Immune System Work?Lesson Planet
5 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
The human immune system doesn't always prevent us from getting sick, so what is it doing? Young scientists watch a short video explaining what the immune system is and how it works. Then, they answer eight questions to prepare for an...
Immune SystemLesson Planet
14 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Flu vaccines work by calling on the immune system to produce antibodies against the virus without actually infecting the individual with the flu. Here class members see how a virus enters cells and the body defends itself. The instructor...
Human Body Series: Immune SystemLesson Planet
3rd - 5th CCSS: Adaptable
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...
Immune System (Part 3)Lesson Planet
10 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Who loves their immune system ... antibody? Antibody? The last video in a series of 47 takes a look at the cellular immune system. Learners see how specific cells in the body attack other body cells that are infected with pathogens. To...
The Immune System Explained I—Bacteria InfectionLesson Planet
7 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
You are under attack! Every second of your life bacteria, viruses, and more attempt to enter your body. The video explains your immune system and the extremes your body goes through to keep you alive.
Immune System (Part 1)Lesson Planet
9 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
A lack of good sleep weakens your immune system by making you more susceptible to infections and making recovery time longer. Video 45 in a series of 47 focuses on the immune system. Pupils hear how the body defends itself, from its...
Your Immune System: Natural Born KillerLesson Planet
15 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Being too clean can inhibit your immune system from functioning properly, thus it is possible that washing your hands too much can actually make you sick. Pupils explore the difference between innate and acquired immunity with a video...
Immune System (Part 2)Lesson Planet
10 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Scientists are creating an experimental vaccine for the Ebola virus, which in clinical trials, is working. Such vaccines are the topic of a video about the adaptive immune system. The narrator discusses how a body reacts to pathogens in...
Immune System – Guarding Against DiseaseLesson Planet
3rd - 12th
Health fact: Washing your hands is one of the most important ways to protect your body from germs. Share this advice and many other tips for guarding against diseases such as the cold and flu virus with a colorful 73-slide PowerPoint...
Why Do We Get Allergies?Lesson Planet
3 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
Allergies are really just mistakes our immune system makes—and we pay the itchy, watery price! An ACS Reactions lesson outlines the immune response to pollens and other allergens. When the body mistakes these allergens for germs, it...
A Journey Through the Immune SystemLesson Planet
5 mins 9th - 12th
Take a few minutes out of your lesson plan to go on a journey through the immune system. This five-minute video clip presents a fantastic description of the immune system. With clear narration and wonderful graphics and animations, your...
Standard 4-Photosynthesis, Diseases and the Immune SystemLesson Planet
9th - 12th
In this photosynthesis, disease and Immune System worksheet, students fill in the blanks with key terms to complete sentences about the transfer of energy from the sun to plants, enzymes as catalysts in reactions, homeostasis, the immune...
What Happens to Our Bodies When We Get Sick?Lesson Planet
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...
Could You Be Immune to Everything?Lesson Planet
7 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Could super immunity be the next big super power? Discover the amazing inner workings of the immune system through an engaging video from an interesting science playlist. Animated antibodies take on a variety of pathogenic invaders while...
Cells of the Immune SystemLesson Planet
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
You won't be able to resist the content of a great presentation! Young immunologists discover the variety of cells involved in keeping our bodies free from pathogens with a resource that contains both slides and video clips. The included...
How the Body's Immune System Responds to a VirusLesson Planet
3rd - 5th
Students study the immune system. For this biology lesson plan, students explore illustrations that show how viruses can appear as foreign invaders in the blood. Students also role play how the immune system responds to a virus.