Defense Against Infectious Diseases
For 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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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
New Review Human Defense Systems Against Pathogens
With so many harmful agents around us, how do humans stay healthy? Find out by watching an informative video from a larger biology playlist that details our defenses against a variety of pathogens. The narrator describes the body...
3 mins 9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Why Are There Dangerous Ingredients In Vaccines?
How does a cocktail of aluminum, formaldehyde, and an infectious disease keep you healthy? Science scholars explore the composition and role of vaccines in a short video that explains how vaccines interact with our immune systems, why...
3 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Human Population's Response to Re-emerging and Emerging Infectious Diseases
Students 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
The Amazing Ways Plants Defend Themselves
Plants can't run away from their predators, so they develop unique ways to defend themselves. The video presents many different defensive techniques that plants use. It also discusses how animals respond to these traits.
6 mins 7th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Disease & Epidemics: Architects of History
Students explore disease and its relationship to history and literature. They investigate issues that range from early biological warfare and historical disease treatments, to observing today's race for the cure against current emerging...
9th - 10th Science