Your Immune System
In this immune system worksheet, students identify and name treatments that are currently available for the AIDS virus. Then they discuss some potential vaccines. Students also describe how new AIDS drugs are tested.
7th - 9th Science 42 Views 164 Downloads
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 Your Immune System: Natural Born Killer
Being too clean can inhibit your immune system from functioning properly, thus it is possible that washing your hands too much can actually make you sick. Pupils explore the difference between innate and acquired immunity with a video...
15 mins 9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review %$?# Allergies!
About 40,000 people have sinus surgery every year, hoping to relieve sinus congestion due to allergies. Learners see why some people have allergies and others don't. From flowers' pollen to pet dander, some human immune systems are...
5 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Great Glands - Your Endocrine System
Diabetes is the most common endocrine disorder in the United States, affecting about eight percent of the total population. The working parts of the endocrine system are examined in a video that demonstrates how cells receive information...
11 mins 9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
How the Body Works - Immune Cells
Nate is learning about human body systems, and in this episode he finds out about how important the immune system is. The leucocyte army explains that bacteria, viruses, fungi, and parasites can pose a threat. The nose serves as the...
9 mins 4th - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Immune System
Flu vaccines work by calling on the immune system to produce antibodies against the virus without actually infecting the individual with the flu. Here class members see how a virus enters cells and the body defends itself. The instructor...
14 mins 9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
A Journey Through the Immune System
Take a few minutes out of your lesson plan to go on a journey through the immune system. This five-minute video clip presents a fantastic description of the immune system. With clear narration and wonderful graphics and animations, your...
5 mins 9th - 12th Science
The Surprising Reason You Feel Awful When You're Sick
You know that feeling you get when the flu comes along? Achy muscles, sore throat, and fever are just a few of the body's responses to a virus or infection. Watch the video to discover what is really happening to make your body feel the...
5 mins 7th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable