Learning Outcomes

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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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Course Curriculum

  Lesson 3: The body's response to infectious disease
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  About The Immune System
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  Lesson 3: Class Activity
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  Lesson 3: Summary & Quiz
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  Lesson 3: Additional Resources
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