Immune System and Disease
© Cathy Yeulet.
Immune system, white blood cell, leukocyte, inflammation, phagocytosis, B cell, T cell, antibody, autoimmunity, autoimmune disease, cancer, HIV, AIDS, immunity, antigen, infection
Defending Against MicrobesLesson
Students investigate the human immune system and solve a crossword puzzle featuring vocabulary related to the immune system and microbes.
HIV/AIDS in the United StatesLesson
Students read an essay to learn about misperceptions of HIV/AIDS and use statistical data to create presentations focused on the impacts of HIV/AIDS in the United States.
Infectious Disease Case StudyLesson
Students use evidence to determine whether a patient has a cold, flu or strep infection, and also learn the differences between bacterial and viral infections.
Mapping the Spread of HIV/AIDSLesson
Students read an essay about how scientists first tracked HIV/AIDS, then play the role of epidemiologist as they use actual data to map the spread of the disease worldwide.
Microbes and DiseaseLesson
Students investigate a selection of microbes and diseases associated with them, learn how diseases are transmitted and impact society, and create art projects that represent the diseases studied in this lesson.