Lesson Plan

The Adaptive Immune System

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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 resource. Pupils research the different components and functions of the adaptive immune system and how it relates to vaccinations.

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Instructional Ideas
  • Research diseases that have been virtually wiped out because of vaccinations and immunity
Classroom Considerations
  • Class should be familiar with the immune system
  • Fits as the third part in a series of three lessons on the immune system
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  • Includes an answer key for quick grading
  • Contains suggestions for additional resources
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