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How Does the Immune System Work?

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The human immune system doesn't always prevent us from getting sick, so what is it doing? Young scientists watch a short video explaining what the immune system is and how it works. Then, they answer eight questions to prepare for an in-class discussion.

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CCSS: Adaptable
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Instructional Ideas
  • Add all new vocabulary to science journals
  • Connect the lesson to the way vaccinations work with the immune system
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  • Works well in traditional or flipped classrooms
  • Offers the ability to completely customize the lesson
  • Incorrect answers offer another try and an opportunity to look back at the video to find the answer
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