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249 reviewed resources for vaccines

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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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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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HIV and Flu -- The Vaccine Strategy

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
What is the biggest threat to a mass number of humans? Not natural disasters, but rather, pandemics! With a lecture and slide show, the speaker discusses how medical technology in the form of vaccines is bringing an end to suffering and...
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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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Vaccines

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars explore and explain the role of vaccines in infectious disease, They emphasize immunological principles and viral/bacterial infection processes. Students explore the three main vaccine types: DNA vaccines ("gene gun"),...
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Why Vaccines Work

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Vaccines were first used in 1796, about 100 years before viruses were even discovered. Beginning with the history of scurvy and polio, viewers see how vaccines work and how they help humans overcome and eradicate diseases. 
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Can the Frog Apocalypse be Stopped by a New "Vaccine"?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Thanks to chytrid fungus, the list of endangered and extinct amphibians has grown by around 200 species. The video details how the fungus attacks frogs, specifically the yellow-legged mountain frogs in California. It then offers hope...
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The Vaccination Question

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners share opinions about common vaccines, then consider facts and opinions about the HPV vaccine and hold a fishbowl and discussion. They survey members of the community to determine their perspectives on the issue.
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Albert Sabin and Bioethics: Testing at the Chillicothe Federal Reformatory

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Do the ends justify the means? Getting a drug approved in the US is a long and involved process. But at some point out, it involves testing on humans. The ethics of such testing is the focus of a resource that uses Dr. Albert Sabin's...
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Requiring HPV vaccine

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students research the HPV vaccine and discover what it is supposed to do. In gropus, they consult with doctors and local health officials to discover the possible side effects of the vaccine and presents their findings to the class. They...
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Vaccines Expert Group

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In this medical worksheet, learners gather in-depth information on how well vaccines can effectively prevent the spread of disease. They explore two stations and give examples where vaccines have been used successfully and where...
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Development of the Smallpox Vaccine

For Students 7th - 12th
In this smallpox instructional activity, students read information about the smallpox virus and how a vaccination was discovered. Students write two short essays based on their reading.
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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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Law: Requiring HPV Vaccine

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students research the HPV vaccine and estimate its cost. They interview doctors and local health officials about it. Students write feature stories based on their research focusing on the timelines for implementation in their states or...
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Common Vaccinations

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners examine vaccinations and how they work.  In this vaccinations lesson plan students create posters that describe the various types of vaccines. 
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A Pox No Longer Upon Us

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders research the development and use of vaccines. They examine historical documents for qualitative observations and the basis of immunization. They examine primary and secondary immune responses as they relate to the...
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A Case Study Involving Influenza and the Influenza Vaccine

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Using a hypothetical discussion between two coworkers broken up into four parts, budding biologists examine the flu shot and some of the typical arguments for and against it. The conversational nature of the reading makes it engaging and...
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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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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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Making Vaccines

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students discuss the steps the American government has taken in order to protect every U.S. citizen from a bioterrorist attack and how a vaccine works. After discussion, students can create six vaccines in their own virtual laboratory.
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Exploring Vaccines

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explain in a written format how vaccination works and how it draws upon the natural immunity. They differentiate between vaccinations and immunizations. Students identify a number of illnesses that can be prevented by the use of...
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Vaccines--How and Why?

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders study the history, progression and current uses for vaccines in the prevention of disease. They simulate an epidemic and experiment with pathogens.
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How We Conquered the Deadly Smallpox Virus

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
The deadly smallpox virus, which killed between 300-500 million people in the twentieth century alone, is a feature player in modern world history. Discover how this disease spread across the globe by and through various nations...

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