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Vaccine Makers Project: High School Lessons

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Four units make up the Vaccine Makers Project. The Human Immune System unit module, the first in the curriculum set, teaches young scientists how viruses attack and reproduce and how the immune system works to protect the body. The...
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How Diseases Spread

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
High schoolers arm themselves with information about infectious diseases and how they spread to boost disease prevention. Scholars research the causes, prevention techniques and identify high-risk groups especially vulnerable to...
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Disease and Vaccination

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Five lessons in Unit 2, Disease and Vaccination, examine the different ways the immune system protects the body from pathogens. In the first lesson, scholars develop an understanding of how the immune system and pathogens react to each...
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The Human Immune System

For Teachers 9th - 11th Standards
It's virus-fighting time! The three lessons in the Human Immune system unit module teach young scientists how viruses attack and reproduce and how the immune system protects the body. Pupils first identify unfamiliar terms and tissues...
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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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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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Plant and Animal Defense

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Explain the defense systems of both plants and animals against pathogens with a biology video. It covers the disruption of the immune system through hypersensitive responses, normal responses, nonspecific immune responses, as well as the...
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Poisoned Picnic

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
A group of teachers attended a picnic; ten became sick and another four died. Young scholars must solve the mystery of what happened. They research the river, waste water treatment plant, each food that was served, and environmental...
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Infectious Disease Case Study

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Small groups of life science learners look at Allison's symptoms and discuss a diagnosis. They use a chart of illnesses and draw symptom clues from an envelope to determine what illness she has. A lesson like this gives children an...
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Regents High School Examination: Living Environment 2010

For Teachers 9th - 12th
This exam touches upon every topic within the typical first year biology course.. A broad variety of question styles give high schoolers every opportunity to show what they know. Why start from scratch when a comprehensive final exam is...
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Vaccines! How Can We Use Science to Help Our Community Make Decisions about Vaccines?

For Students 3rd - 8th
Uncover the fascinating world of vaccines in a multifaceted activity. Investigators explore community perception and the science of vaccines with eight tasks. Scientists continue their studies by giving and reviewing surveys, analyzing...
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Antibody Attack - Discover How Antibodies Launch Attacks on Invaders

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Jump into the action and help antibodies defend against an antigen attack! Investigators match antibodies with antigens to model the body's identification and recall of specific pathogens. Young biologists also recognize that each...
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Skin Shield - Explore the Body’s First Line of Defense Against Pathogens

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Make pathogens and the body's defense systems come alive for young biologists in a hands-on activity. Investigators model the skin's protection against infection by observing and comparing changes in a punctured tomato and an intact...
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The Innate Immune System

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
My body is my castle. Pupils learn about the innate immune system in the second lesson plan of a three-part unit on the immune system by comparing the innate immune system to a castle and moat. Groups conduct a simulation where they try...
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Discovery and Development of Vaccines

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Stop the spread. Pupils work through two activities to gain an understanding of vaccines and immunity. Learners research different types of vaccines and how they are made and explore the advantages and disadvantages of them. Using a...
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Development of Disease and Infection

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
It's all in the cards. Using cards to simulate a disease's attack on the immune system, pupils develop an understanding of how the immune system and pathogens react to each other and why at times the pathogen wins. Groups play a game to...
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Understanding How Diseases Spread

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
To boost disease prevention, high schoolers arm themselves with information about infectious diseases and how they spread. Scholars research the causes, prevention techniques, and identify high-risk groups especially vulnerable to a...
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Vultures: The Acid-Puking, Plague-Busting Heroes of the Ecosystem

For Students 6th - 12th
Vultures may be difficult to imagine as super-heroes. They eat rotten meat, puke acid, and certainly aren't very attractive. However, recent research has shown how essential they are to the ecosystem. A short animated video reveals how...
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How Do Viruses Jump from Animals to Humans?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Can humans be infected by animal viruses? Pupils explore the phenomenon of viral evolution and learn about how animal viruses sometimes adapt to infect humans. They see how viruses are transmitted and what pathogens need to survive. The...
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MedMyst Mission 4: Malady In Mabuufo

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
An outbreak of malaria requires your help to stop its spread. To discover the pathogen that causes malaria and multiple ways to fight the illness scholars play games, answer short quizzes, and learn scientific concepts with the fourth...
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MedMyst: Animal Alert!

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
An outbreak of disease is affecting people in a distant region—it's time to get to work! Scholars take the role of scientists as they learn more about the illness, discover the possible causes, and find a way to prevent the further...
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Could You Be Immune to Everything?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Could super immunity be the next big super power? Discover the amazing inner workings of the immune system through an engaging video from an interesting science playlist. Animated antibodies take on a variety of pathogenic invaders while...
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Cells of the Immune System

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
You won't be able to resist the content of a great presentation! Young immunologists discover the variety of cells involved in keeping our bodies free from pathogens with a resource that contains both slides and video clips. The included...
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Human Defense Systems Against Pathogens

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
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...