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86 resources with the concept vaccinations

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MedMyst Mission 1: Orientation at O.R.B.

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
A dozen years after a great plague wipes out the majority of Earth's civilization, a group of scientists joins together to fight infectious diseases. Scholars join the training mission and learn about viruses, bacteria, pathogens and...
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AP: Chapter 18: Microbial Models

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
AP biology and college microbiology classes benefit by completing this seven-page worksheet on microbes. An exhaustive set of questions addresses the characteristics and reproduction of viruses, classification and uses of bacteria, and...
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MedMyst Mission 3: Nemesis at Neuropolis

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Calling all science sleuths! A patient appears to have a disease eradicated years ago—how do you treat it? Scholars must research the illness, the possible causes, and find a cure before the disease spreads and wipes out the entire city....
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Vaccines for Kids

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
All 50 US states require vaccinations for children entering public schools. Pupils set out to determine whether these requirements are fair with a thought-provoking resource. They read an interesting history of vaccines, watch pro and...
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Viruses, Viroids, and Prions

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Are viruses living or non-living? According to the presentation, they are both and neither. Clearly, this requires clarification and an in-depth look at viruses, viroids, and prions. Young scientists learn about the history, structure,...
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Micro-Biology: Crash Course History of Science #24

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Robert Koch and his team of scientists identified the germs that cause diphtheria, typhoid, pneumonia, gonorrhea, meningitis, whooping cough, tetanus, plague, leprosy, syphilis, and more—that's some important work! Over a period of 100...
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The Columbian Exchange: Crash Course History of Science #16

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Back in 1492, when Columbus sailed the ocean blue, he discovered more than a new world! Part 16 in an ongoing History of Science series explores the Columbian Exchange and other major events in the Spanish colonial period. Viewers learn...
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Ebola: Disease Detectives

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed Standards
How did the Ebola virus first infect humans? Young virologists examine genetic sequences from the 2014 Sierra Leone outbreak to find similarities during a riveting activity. Following similar methods used by MIT and Harvard, partners...
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What Are Vaccinations?

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Are vaccinations necessary in preventing illness? As part of a larger playlist, a short, yet informative video describes what vaccines are and how they work in the body. Viewers witness the introduction of the vaccine culture and how the...
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What Are White Blood Cells?

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
White blood cells are our body's tiniest warriors! How do they work? Biology scholars discover the types and functions of white blood cells through a video from an intriguing biology playlist. The resource profiles both types of white...
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How are Pathogens Spread and Controlled?

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How can we stop the tiny terrors that cause illness? Junior epidemiologists examine the methods used to control the spread of pathogens with a video from from a biology playlist. The narrator describes the benefits of hygiene,...
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What Can Herpes Do To Your Brain?

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
As if the herpes virus isn't gross enough! A video lesson explains how the herpes virus hides in neurons in the nervous system. Learners discover how the latent virus reappears in susceptible immune systems.
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Why Do You Need to Get a Flu Shot Every Year?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Don't let your classes take a shot in the dark! Help them understand different types of vaccinations with an informative video lesson. The narrator explains how the flu virus challenges vaccine creators each year thanks to its shifty...
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Measles Explained—Vaccinate or Not?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
The measles virus travels through air and lives for two hours, making it more contagious than the flu. The video explains what measles does once it enters a body. It covers the spread of the virus and the body's immune system response.
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How Risky Are Vaccines?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Are vaccines protection from infection — or are they risky business? Learners weigh the pros and cons in a short, animated video. The narrator discusses the many illnesses eradicated through world-wide use of vaccines and sheds light on...
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Why Are There Dangerous Ingredients In Vaccines?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
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...
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Disease! Crash Course World History 203

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
International exploration and trade have largely carved out the world we know now. However, these historical movements often contributed to widespread pandemics of diseases, including the Bubonic Plague and other regional illnesses that...
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Immune System (Part 2)

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Scientists are creating an experimental vaccine for the Ebola virus, which in clinical trials, is working. Such vaccines are the topic of a video about the adaptive immune system. The narrator discusses how a body reacts to pathogens in...
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Curb the Epidemic!

For Students 7th - 10th Standards
Class members use an applet on the Internet to simulate the spread of a disease. The simulation allows individuals to determine two nodes to vaccinate to limit the number of nodes infected. By running several simulations, scholars can...
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Understanding the Epidemiologic Triangle through Infectious Disease

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Introduce infectious diseases and the epidemiologic triangle. A helpful resource describes the agent, host, and environment from the three vertices as well as the time factor, which is in the middle. Scholars complete a simple...
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Avian Influenza

For Students 5th Standards
The avian influenza, otherwise known as the bird flu, was a global epidemic that infected many humans. As class members read about avian influenza, they discover additional global pandemics that have occurred throughout history.
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Just What the Doctor Ordered

For Students 5th Standards
The last reported case of polio in the United States was in 1979. But for those affected by the disease, what was life like before scientists found a cure? After reading a three-page passage on the disease, learners answer comprehension...
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Natural Selection and the Bacterial Resistance

For Students 7th - 12th
Biological fitness involves the number of offspring you produce and is not dependent on working out. The video explains natural selection using cartoon graphics of frogs on a log. Then it introduces evolution through antibiotic resistant...
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How a Few Scientists Transformed the Way We Think About Disease

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
During the first few sniffles of a cold, you can't help wondering where you picked up the illness. Watch an Ed Ted video that details the difference between miasma theory and germ theory, and the ways that Dr. John Snow's research...