Activities of the Immune System (Activity 1)
Students cut an apple in half and cover half with plastic wrap. They place drops of liquid on each half and discover how our skin protects us. They answer discussion questions to end the lesson.
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Rain Forest Teaching Curriculum
Take young naturalists on an exploration of the world's tropical rainforests with this extensive collection of lessons and activities. Whether its creating leaf and flower prints or investigating the absorption spectrum of chlorophyl,...
K - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Types of Immune Responses: Innate and Adaptive. Humoral vs. Cell-Mediated
This a fantastic, comprehensive video explaining and summarizing all of the types of immune responses and the cells involved. This is a complicated topic with lots of categorization and terms to memorize. It is a fantastic overview of...
4 mins 10th - 12th Science
Immune System (Part 3)
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...
10 mins 9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Your Immune System: Natural Born Killer
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...
15 mins 9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Immune System (Part 1)
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...
9 mins 9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
The Surprising Reason You Feel Awful When You're Sick
You know that feeling you get when the flu comes along? Achy muscles, sore throat, and fever are just a few of the body's responses to a virus or infection. Watch the video to discover what is really happening to make your body feel the...
5 mins 7th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable