Immune System Alive
Students examine the function of the immune system. They read and discuss text, complete a K-W-L chart, sequence photos of white blood cells encountering bacteria, develop an outline, and write an essay.
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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
10 Suprising Chemicals Your Body Makes
Your body makes many chemicals that allow the complex systems to operate, but did you know this includes formaldehyde, hydrochloric acid, hydrogen peroxide, and ammonia among others? Find out about 10 chemicals your body makes in a video...
7 mins 9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Sympathetic Nervous System
The sympathetic nervous system's job is to prepare the body in situations that threaten your survival. Video 14 in a series of 47 about the body specifically focuses on the sympathetic nervous system and stress. The narrator explains how...
11 mins 9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Viruses/Infectious Diseases: What's Really Bugging You?
Middle school life science or health classes listen to an audio, visit websites, read different articles, and participate in a class-wide simulation about the spread of viruses. The lesson doesn't get into the mechanics of how viruses...
5th - 8th Health