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Fighting Disease (SMART-created)

by SMART Technologies SMART Technologies ULC

Discover how the body's immune system fights disease. Label a diagram of an antibody. This lesson activity is also compatible with the Senteo interactive response system. To download Notebook interactive viewer visit www.education.smarttech.com/nbiv
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Students will examine a variety of behaviors that avoid or reduce health risks. Understanding what these risk factors are will allow students to be able to make wiser choices when it comes to being intimately involved with the opposite/same sex. This will allow students to have the ability to demonstrate the ability to practice advocacy, health enhancing behaviors and avoidance or education of health risks for oneself.
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Students pass a contagion, Serratia marcescens (non-pathogenic, opportunistic bacteria that forms bright red bacterial colonies), through a series of recorded handshakes. The gloves used in the handshakes are swabbed after the first 2 handshakes and after the fourth. ANy errors in procedure can be discussed with reference to problems in reposting in actual epidemiological studies. I first created this lab while teaching a non-science major course in Microbiology at San Diego State University in 1972. This is an excellent laboratory for developing critical thinking skills.
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Worksheet to discover diseases and natural disasters within regions of the world
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This is an exam I created for introductory level life science students. This can range from 4th grade to 10th depending on the student population.
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In this lesson students will become aware of the human, economic, and environmental risks of unclean water and inadequate sanitation and discuss how simple steps such as hand washing and water treatment can dramatically decrease disease.
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