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80 resources with the concept pathogens

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MedMyst Mission 2: Peril in Prokaryon

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
An outbreak of illness hits a refugee camp and the local population worries about the spread of the deadly disease. Scholars virtually travel to the area to determine what causes the disease and how it is spread. Next, they must put...
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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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MedMyst Mission 5: Zero-Hour Zoonosis

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
A terrorist threat of a biological attack requires fast action. Scholars search for clues, learn about any possible contamination, and stop the spread of any pathogen as they play through the complex fifth mission in the seven-part...
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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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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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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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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...
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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 are Pathogens?

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Feeling a little under the weather? A pathogen could be to blame. A video from a larger pathogens playlist presents a brief overview of the bacteria, viruses, fungi, and protists that put us in peril. From cholera to dysentery, it...
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3D Exploration of Bound Antibody and Antigen

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Our body manufactures antibodies that are the exact shape for the antigens it encounters. The simulation shows a 3-D model of an antibody and antigen pairing. It allows young scientists to explore the complementary shapes.
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Transformation Lab

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Transform your class' understanding of genes and antibiotic resistance with the Transformation Lab. Junior geneticists create and observe their own resistant strains of E. coli through research, discussion, and experimentation. The...
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6 Sleeper-Agent Pathogens That Can Make You Sick

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
You may have heard that, if you've had chicken pox, the shingles virus is already inside you. The bad news? It may not be alone! Introduce your microbiology class to some of the trickiest pathogens we know of in the 151st video in an...
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Why do Bats Transmit so many Diseases like Ebola?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
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...
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How Sewage Treatment Works - Water Treatment

For Students 9th - 12th
To flush or not to flush ... that is the question. Is the wastewater treatment program in most towns and cities really the most efficient way to deal with waste? The fourth installment in a series of seven videos about the world's water...
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Immune System (Part 3)

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Who loves their immune system ... antibody? Antibody? The last video in a series of 47 takes a look at the cellular immune system. Learners see how specific cells in the body attack other body cells that are infected with pathogens. To...
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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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The Germ Theory and Koch’s Postulates

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Explore the history of cholera and its effect on society with your biology class. Young biologists will then proceed to grow their own germs, prepared from live cultures, and follow the steps of the scientific method to generate data....
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What We Know (and Don't Know) about Ebola

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Most people know that Ebola is a deadly virus that they want to avoid, but understand very little about the disease itself. This short video hopes to change that by explaining how the virus affects the body, the symptoms it causes, and...
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Introduction to Bacteria

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Young scientists enter the world of microscopic organisms with this introductory presentation on bacteria. Starting with a basic definition of these single-celled organisms, the presentation continues on to explore different types of...
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Communicable Diseases

For Teachers 7th - 11th
Pathogens, what they are, how they spread, and how to prevent them from spreading are the focus of this resource that can be used to prepare learners for a performance task assessment or to begin the study of communicable diseases.