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Worksheet
Curated OER

Were the babies switched? – The Genetics of Blood Types

For Students 9th - 12th
Human biology or genetics learners apply their knowledge to a unique situation: two newborn baby girls being possibly switched in the hospital. The engaging activity ends with a Punnett squares assignment in which pupils evaluate whether...
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Lesson Plan
Curated OER

Regents High School Examination: Living Environment 2009

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Emerging ecologists need a full understanding of life, from the inner workings of a cell to the complex relationships among organisms. This examination is meant to assess high schoolers after an entire year course on the living...
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Lesson Plan
Curated OER

Regents High School Examination: Living Environment 2007

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Environmental science enthusiasts show what they know at the end of the year by taking this full-fledged final exam. They answer multiple choice, graph interpretation, and essay analysys questions, 73 of them in all. Topics range from...
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Worksheet
Curated OER

Regents High School Examination: Biology 2006

For Students 9th - 12th
Twenty-six pages of biology questions, mostly in multiple-choice form, are included in the all-encompassing New York State Regents exam. It assesses every topic typically covered in a high-school biology course. Create your own answer...
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Activity
Smithsonian Institution

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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Activity
Exploratorium

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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Lesson Plan
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Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

The Adaptive Immune System

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Attack the pathogen from within. Learners delve deeper into the immune system and find out about the adaptive immune system such as T and B cells. Groups create graphical models of the adaptive immune system along with a multimedia...
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Unit Plan
Kenan Fellows

Unit 1: Introduction to Biotechnology

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Biotechnology is big! Introduce the uses of biotechnology to science scholars with a fascinating, fact-filled unit. The first installment in a series of four biotechnology units covers the role biotechnology plays in human and...
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Interactive
Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Visualizing Gene-Expression Patterns

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How do genetics gurus know so much about gene expression? See traits materialize before your very eyes using a presentation with embedded simulations. Science scholars develop an understanding of the techniques used to follow the work of...
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Interactive
Howard Hughes Medical Institute

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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Unit Plan
Next Generation Science Storylines

Why Don't Antibiotics Work Like They Used To?

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Bacteria get more resistant to antibiotics every year. Learn the reason for this pattern and how scientists are addressing the problem in a six-week unit. Learners analyze different types of bacteria and their adaptations.
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Interactive
Concord Consortium

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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Handout
Ask A Biologist

Viral Attack

For Students 4th - 8th
Can you catch the same cold twice? Elementary and middle schoolers learn about what happens when a virus attacks their bodies, and how the immune system never forgets a virus, with an entertaining comic book. The packet includes...
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Lesson Plan
Curated OER

Disease Diagnosis

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students comprehend how biotechnology can be used to diagnose infectious disease such as protein technologies vs. DNA technologies. They comprehend procedure and uses of PCR, Western Blot, and ELISA as diagnostic tools. Students know how...
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Worksheet
Curated OER

Immune System

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
Defense mechanisms, the lymphatic system, antibodies, and allergy are all topics addressed in this immunity worksheet. Although designed as a chapter review for a specific text, it can be used as a unit review for any class in which you...
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Worksheet
Curated OER

The Immune System

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
Activate the immune system in the brains of your biologists! This worksheet calls upon learners to explain the structure, function, and problems associated with the immune system. This worksheet is helpful for the advanced placement...
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PPT
Curated OER

Biology Jeopardy

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Play Jeopardy as you review what might possibly be an entire year's high school biology course! The vast variety of questions requires that you read through the slides to make sure that they all relate to your curriculum. You could make...
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Lesson Plan
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Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Case Studies: Influenza and HIV

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Stop infection spread. Pupils participate in an activity to model infections and replications of viruses. Within the activity, scholars see that viruses may end up with genetic variation and connect that to how some forms of the flu are...
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Worksheet
Curated OER

ABO Blood Types Worksheet

For Students 7th - 12th
Blood types and transfusions are explained in reading passages at the top of the activity. A chart of blood type compatibility is also provided. Biology students answer comprehension questions and then exercise critical-thinking skills...
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Lesson Plan
Curated OER

Antibodies

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students conduct a series of exploration activity on how vaccines and antibodies work. In this biology instructional activity, students test how antigens and antibodies work in the body. They discuss the benefits of vaccines in promoting...
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Lesson Plan
Curated OER

Common Vaccinations

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners examine vaccinations and how they work.  In this vaccinations lesson students create posters that describe the various types of vaccines. 
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Worksheet
Curated OER

Antibody Center Template

For Students 8th - 12th
In this antibodies worksheet, students use model diagrams of antigens, antibodies and blood cells to develop a visual understanding of the immune system. They draw diagrams of antibodies and antigens attached to each other and answer...
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Worksheet
Curated OER

Blood

For Students 9th - 12th
In this blood worksheet, students complete a crossword puzzle given 24 clues about the components of the blood, the cells of the blood and the immune system with its antigens and antibodies found in the blood.
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Organizer
Curated OER

Defense Against Infectious Diseases

For Students 9th - 12th
In this infectious diseases worksheet, students read about the two types of defenses the body has against pathogens: innate (nonspecific) and adaptive (specific). Students then complete a graphic organizer by filling in 11 blanks.