High schoolers investigate the concepts of immunity and the body's way of defending against invading organisms. The relationship between immunity and vaccination is explored in this lesson.
9th - 12th Science 22 Views 49 Downloads
Reebops: A “Model” Organism for Teaching Genetic Concepts
In a sweet simulation, junior geneticists examine the chromosomes of a fictitious Reebop marshmallow animal, combine chromosomes to produce offspring, and then make a model of the resulting Reebop baby. Phenotypes include number of...
6th - 12th 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
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
How Does Cancer Spread Through the Body?
Cancer's ability to quickly spread from one organ to the next makes it one of the most fatal diseases in recent history. Watch as this short video takes you on a trip into the microscopic world of cancer cells, exploring the different...
5 mins 7th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
HIV and Flu -- The Vaccine Strategy
What is the biggest threat to a mass number of humans? Not natural disasters, but rather, pandemics! With a lecture and slide show, the speaker discusses how medical technology in the form of vaccines is bringing an end to suffering and...
21 mins 9th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable