Defense Against Infectious Diseases
In this infectious diseases worksheet, students read about the two types of defenses the body has against pathogens: innate (nonspecific) and adaptive (specific). Students then complete a graphic organizer by filling in 11 blanks.
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Science and Society: Preventing the Spread of Disease
Looking for a valuable resource on the spread of infectious diseases? Here is a lesson in which pupils simulate the spread of diseases and learn about how to prevent them from spreading. Class members read case studies about diseases,...
6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Simulating the Spread of an Infectious Disease
In this health activity, students identify various infectious diseases and explore the available options for stopping or preventing the spread of disease. They participate in a simulation experiment on how to measure and prevent. There...
9th - Higher Ed Science
Specific Defenses – Your Body’s Third Line of Defense Against Disease
The team of cells making up the third line of defense in the human immune system are introduced to biology pupils in this PowerPoint. Viewers explore the two phases of adaptive immunity and see both in the form of colorful drawings. They...
9th - Higher Ed Science
Human Population's Response to Re-emerging and Emerging Infectious Diseases
Young scholars examine the human population response to microbial diseases. In this disease lesson students observe population trends, write about a scientist and evaluate and defend current treatments for infectious diseases.
6th - 12th Science
A Miniscule Adversary: Combating Epidemics and Infectious Diseases in America
Tenth graders discover the spread of different diseases in US. In this health science activity, 10th graders research the role of CDC and PHS in protecting the citizens. They explore documented cases of pandemics and their impact on...
Infectious Diseases: Hepatitis B and Tuberculosis
Young scholars discover the different sources of pathogens that cause diseases. In this health science lesson plan, students explore different ways to treat infections. They create a persuasive pamphlet on their position on vaccination.
10th - 12th Science
How Do Germs Spread (and Why Do They Make Us Sick)?
Much the chagrin of mothers around the world, germs are everywhere; it's unavoidable. Learn how these microscopic invaders have evolved different ways of spreading from one host to another with this short instructional video.
5 mins 7th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable