Virus Wars

Unending war, battles on every front, increasing offenses and defenses as the sides adjust to each other ... these phrases describe your body fighting viruses. From a common cold to deadly Ebola, cells adjust and defend life themselves. Learn more about these fierce battles through a short, animated video that shows viewers the front lines of the virus wars.

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CCSS: Adaptable

Instructional Ideas

  • Discuss immune deficiencies
  • Explain what medications work and don't work against viruses
Classroom Considerations

  • Relies on knowledge from the previous videos in the unit

  • Offers subtitles for visual learners
  • Connects concepts to current research and hope for future discoveries
  • Video is available for streaming or downloading and sharing

  • None