Antigen Switching in Malaria

Students model how the malaria-causing protist avoids immune response in its host. In this parasite biology lesson plan, students use printed cell images to model the way that Plasmodium changes surface protein markers every few generations to avoid host immune response. They are able to explain antigenic variation is useful to the parasite.

9th - 12th Science 6 Views 11 Downloads
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Inquiry-Based Learning
1 hr

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