Immunity From Diseases
In this immunity worksheet, students review vocabulary associated with how the body defends itself from diseases. This worksheet has 12 matching questions.
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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
Why do Bats Transmit so many Diseases like Ebola?
In many different areas of the world, bats spread diseases that kill humans. Understanding how this happens may be the key to our survival. The video explains the diseases carried by bats, how they spread to other species, and the reason...
3 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review What Is Your Snot Saying?
All mucus is not created equal! An ACS Reactions video lesson explains what the color and texture of mucus communicates. Its appearance can indicate the status of our immune systems as it contains important cells and chemical compounds...
3 mins 9th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable
Genetic Engineering and Diseases—Gene Drive and Malaria
One thousand children die every day from malaria. Scientists now have the ability to stop this, but the ethical concerns worry many. The video explains both sides of the argument and the amazing science making it all possible.
7 mins 9th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable
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
Communicating About Communicable Diseases!
Here's an activity that asks class members to explore diseases and their causes, prevention, and cures to better inform the public. After researching, discussing, and learning about communicable and noncommunicable diseases, groups...
7th - 9th Science CCSS: Adaptable
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