Instructional Video

Immune System (Part 2)

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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 the body, B cells, antibodies, and finishes by discussing how vaccines, in general, work to help keep the body healthy. 

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CCSS: Adaptable
NGSS: Adaptable
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Instructional Ideas
  • Have classes research the current trend for parents to not vaccinate, focusing on why some have chosen this option, the benefits, and the disadvantages of their choice
  • Research the new Ebola virus vaccine, how scientists developed it, who will receive it, and how it works
Classroom Considerations
  • Video ends at 8:30 with the rest serving as a summary of what was taught before the credits
  • Turn on closed captioning so all learners can follow along and understand the concepts
  • 46th in a series of 47 videos
  • This video is hosted on YouTube
  • Turn on auto-translate to view closed captioning in many different languages
  • High-quality images and diagrams keep viewers engaged
  • None
Common Core