Unit 1 Cells and Systems
Unit 2 Optics
Unit 3 Fluids and Dynamics
Unit 4 Water Systems on Earth
Properties
Optical Systems
Human Vision
Kenetic Molecular Theory
Forces, Pressures, and Heat
Natural
and Constructed
Water Cycle
Oceans
Water Quality
Chapter 3: The Immune System
from BC Science 8 from McGraw-Hill Ryerson
 
Readability levels = easiest, = at approximate grade level, = advanced, = most difficult.
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Table of Contents
  1. Class and Lab Safety 6. Chapter Reviews
  2. The Scientific Process ----Textbook --- Other
  3. The Immune System 7. Videos, Images, PowerPoint and Podcasts
  ----Cells and Microbes--- The Immune System ----Videos --- Images ---PowerPoint ---Podcasts
  4. Factors Affecting the Immune System 8. Webquests and Fun Activities
  ----Vaccines --- Allergies ---Autoimmune Diseases ---Immune System Care ----WebQuests --- Fun
  5. Diseases and Illnesses   9. Miscellaneous Resources
  ----Government Sites--- NGOS-Non Government Agencies  
 
**How to find the most trustworthy health information on the Internet**
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1. Class and Lab Safety
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Class and Lab Safety
1. Safety symbols: pdf (McGraw-Hill Ryerson)
2. Guideline for a safe lab (ScienceAware Communications, Inc.)
3. Safety contract: pdf (McGraw-Hill Ryerson)
4. Mr. Thackwray's lab safety rules (SD#38 Richmond, BC)
5. Safe science - lab safety awareness: 42 minute video requires password (unitedstreaming.com)
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2. The Scientific Process
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The Scientific Process
1. How scientists work - What is scientific inquiry: 42 minute video requires password (unitedstreaming.com)
2. Forming questions in science: pdf (McGraw-Hill Ryerson)
3. Developing a hypothesis: pdf (McGraw-Hill Ryerson)
4. The soup to nuts handbook (discoveryeducation.com)
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3. The Immune System
Chapter 3.1 pages 100 - 109
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Cells and Microbes
1. Interactive cell animation (cellsalive.com)
2. How cells divide (NOVA, PBS, USA)
3. The cells of the immune system (microbiologybytes.com)
4. Bacterial cell structure (cellsalive.com)
5. They're everywhere - meet the microbes (American Museum of Natural History, New York, USA)
6. Meet the microbes (microbeworld.org)
7. Virus or bacteria? (microbeworld.org)
8. Inner life of a cell (Harvard University, Mass., USA)
9. Immune cells in action short video 2 min (teachersdomain.org)
10. Infectious diseases - viral infection: animation (Howard Hughes Medical Institute, USA)
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The Immune System
1. Immune system (about.com)
2. What is the immune system (University Health Care, Utah, USA)
3. The immune system (National Institutes of Health, USA)
4. Understanding the immune system (thebody.com)
5. How your immune system works (howstuffworks.com)
6. Immune system in pictures (AIDS Vaccine Advocacy Coalition, New York, USA)
7. Immune system - a basic body article (kidshealth.org)
8. Antibodies (cellsalive.com)
9. The immune system - overview (nobelprize.org)
10. Understanding the immune system: pdf 63 pages (National Institutes of Health, USA)
11. Immune system (wikipedia.org)
12. The body's defenses against disease: 24 minute video requires password (unitedstreaming.com)
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4. Factors Affecting the Immune System
Chapter 3.2 pages 110 -115
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Vaccines Page in progress. Suggestions welcome to: ssavard@sd71.bc.ca
1. Animated hero classics - Louis Pasteur: 25 minute video requires password (unitedstreaming.com)
2. All about vaccines (FDA, USA)
3. Immunizations (Levine Children's Hospital, Charlotte, NC, USA)
4. Immunization - the big picture (United Nations - UNICEF)
5. Vaccines (National Institutes of Health, USA)
6. Understanding vaccines: pdf 55 pages (National Institutes of Health, USA)
7. Vaccine (wikipedia.org)
8. Jonas Salk and polio: 4 minute video requires password (unitedstreaming.com)
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9. Polio (pbs.org, USA)
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Allergies Suggestions welcome to: ssavard@sd71.bc.ca
Learning about allergies (KidsHealth, USA)
All about allergies (KidsHealth, USA)
Diseases 101 (American Academy of Allergy Asthma & Immunology, USA)
Food Allergy Basics (faanteen.org, USA)
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Autoimmune Diseases
1. Autoimmune diseases (MedlinePlus, USA)
2. What are autoimmune diseases? (Children's Hospital Boston, Mass., USA)
3. What are autoimmune diseases? (National Women's Health Information Center, USA)
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4. AIDS lifecycle (Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago, USA)
5. How AIDS works (howstuffworks.com)
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Caring for Your Health and Your Immune System
1. What makes people healthy (Health Canada)
2. What makes people healthy (Colchester East Haunts Health Authority, Nova Scotia, Canada)
3. Healthy living (Health Canada)
4. Healthy lifestyle (Aetna Insurance, USA)
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5. Prevention convention (American Museum of Natural History, New York, USA)
6. Tips for boosting the immune system (Environmental Law Center, UK)
7. Preventing communicable disease: 25 minute video requires password (unitedstreaming.com)
8. Travelling outside of Canada (Health Canada)
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9. Antibiotics in action (Pfizer Pharmaceutical Company, USA)
10. Antibiotics (National Institutes of Health, USA)
11. Antibiotics (Pfizer Pharmaceutical Company, USA)
12. Antibiotics attack (Howard Hughes Medical Institute, USA)
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5. Illness and Disease Links
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Information from Government Agencies
Understanding the language of medicine (Aetna Insurance, USA)
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1. BC Health Guide (Government of British Columbia)
2. MedlinePlus (National Institutes of Health, USA)
3. Symptoms (National Institutes of Health, USA)
4. It's your health (Health Canada)
5.CDC A-Z Index (Centers for Disease Control, USA)
6. Immune system disorders (National Institutes of Health, USA)
7. Health topics (United Nations - World Health Organization)
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Information from NGOs - Non-Government Organizations Suggestions welcome to: ssavard@sd71.bc.ca
1. Medical library (medem.com)
2. Diseases and conditions (Mayo Clinic, )
3. Organization by health topic (National Institutes of Health, USA)
4. Immunology topics (Hardin MD, University of Iowa, USA)
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6. Chapter Three Reviews and Quizzes
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Textbook Quizzes
1. Chapter 3.1 (McGraw-Hill Ryerson)
2. Chapter 3.2 (McGraw-Hill Ryerson)
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Other Quizzes
3. Quiz on cell biology (cellsalive.com)
4. Quiz on microbes (cellsalive.com )
5. Quiz on immunology (cellsalive.com)
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7. Videos, Images, PowerPoint Presentations and Podcasts
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Videos
1. The body's defenses against disease: 24 minute video requires password (unitedstreaming.com)
2. Preventing communicable disease: 25 minute video requires password (unitedstreaming.com)
3. An inside look at the flu: 24 minute video requires password (unitedstreaming.com)
4. Understanding viruses: 54 minute video requires password (unitedstreaming.com)
5. The ultimate guide to the human body: click on "segments" to view material on the flu - requires password (unitedstreaming.com)
6. Videos 72 short videos on different topics (Mayo Clinic, USA)
7. Virology video library: short videos on several topics (virology.net)
8. Influenza - battling the last great virus: 30 video and audio clips (cbc.ca)
9. Scientific American Frontiers - with Alan Alda: video clips (pbs.org)
10. Video clips of the immune system: video clips (University of California, Irvine, USA)
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Images Suggestions welcome to: ssavard@sd71.bc.ca
1. Immune system in pictures (AIDS Vaccine Advocacy Coalition, New York, USA)
2. Cultured cells (University of Hawaii, USA)

3. Bacteria through the microscope (ebiomedia.com)

4. Artificial anatomy - papier-mache models (Smithsonian Institution, USA)
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PowerPoint Presentations Suggestions welcome to: ssavard@sd71.bc.ca
1. Characteristics of the immune system (Max Edmond, USA)
2. Why do we get better - the immune system (Nanobiotechnology Center, USA)
2. Understanding the immune system or with text explanation (National Cancer Institute, USA)
3. The immune system (S. Rodriguez, University of Texas, USA)
4. The immune system (Tombs-Harling, Springfield Technical Community College, Springfield, Mass., USA)
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Podcasts
1. Why? - the Science Show for Kids (youthscienceforum.ca)
2. Quirks and Quarks (Canadian Broadcasting Corporation: CBC)
3. The Science Show (ABC National Radio, Australia)
4. Science with Mr. Noon video podcast (Education Podcast Network)
5. This week in Science (twis.org)
6. The Health Report (Education Podcast Network and ABC National Radio, Australia)
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8. Webquests and Fun Activities
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WebQuests
1. A journey through the immune system (Liz Gartman, Longmeadow Public School District, Massachusetts, USA)
2. Diseases, conditions, disabilities (Baltimore County Public Schools, Maryland, USA)
3. Launching a defense (Amy Bertrand, Manteno School District #5, Illinois, USA)
4. Immune system webquest (Moraes, JF Byrnes, HS, Duncan South Carolina, USA)
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Fun
1. The immune system defender game (nobelprize.org)
2. The cell and its organelles (nobelprize.org)
3. BAM! Game Room (Centers for Disease Control, USA)
4. Professair's mad lab: 40 games and activities for all ages (www.lung.ca)
5. Brainteasers, puzzles & riddles (National Institutes for Health, USA)
6. Mixed-up microbe mystery (American Museum of Natural History, New York, USA)
7. Infection - the game where you are a germ (American Museum of Natural History, New York, USA)
8. Fighting back - surviving aids (NOVA, PBS, USA)
9. The doctor is in (National Institutes of Medicine, USA)
10. Fling the teacher - four humours (schoolhistory.co.uk)
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9. Miscellaneous Resources
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Doing Research
1. How to do research: the CMS approach see left side of page (Avi Luxenburg, Comox Valley School District, BC, Canada)
2. The Research Process (Oregon School Library Information System, USA)
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3. Sentences (actden.com)
4. Writing paragraphs (actden.com)
5. Writing essays (actden.com)
6. Guide to writing a basic essay (Kathy Livingston)
7. Turning Microsoft Word into a talking word processor (Paul Hamilton, SETBC)
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Glossaries, Dictionaries, Etc.
1. A glossary of medical words (kidshealthy.org)
2. Kid-friendly medical dictionary (pbs.org)
3. Dictionary (lifebytes.gov.uk)
4. Medical dictionary (National Institutes for Health and Merriam-Webster)
5. Medical encyclopedia (National Institutes for Health, USA)
6. Atlas of the body (National Institutes for Health, USA)
7. Health tools (Mayo Clinic, USA)
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Science and Technology Journals and Magazines and Misc. Resources
1. Getting published - for High School and College students (Patrick Fullick, University of Southampton, England)
2. Immune System News (Patrick Fullick, University of Southampton, England)
3. Quirks & Quarks (cbc.ca)
4. Science Daily - Health & Medicine news (sciencedaily.com)
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5. Bill Nye - the Science Guy (billnye.com)
6. The Why Files (whyfiles.org)
7. Science pioneers and their discoveries (pbs.org)
8. Doctor over time (pbs.org)
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