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• Students will be able to define and explain the function and purpose of the immune system as the body’s response to infectious disease
• Students will compare and contrast the three lines of defense or barriers that the body uses to keep pathogens at bay and categorise them as non-specific or specific.
• Students will be able to deconstruct the third line of defense or the immune response using key scientific terminology including the role of lymphatic system.
• Students will recognise the difference between active and passive immunity and where vaccinations fit into this.
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