Type:

Interactive, Article/Essay, Audio, Graphic Organizer/Worksheet, Lesson Plan, Table/Graph/Chart, Unit, Vocabulary, Other, Manual

Description:

Resources, Lessons, Presentations and Videos to describe the basics of HIV/Aids in the context of immunology and health. Also, a powerpoint that describes the HIV/Aids situation in South Africa.

Subjects:

  • Health > General
  • Science > General
  • Science > Biology
  • Science > General Science
  • Science > Life Sciences
  • Social Studies > General
  • Social Studies > Current Events
  • Social Studies > Geography
  • Social Studies > Global Awareness

Education Levels:

  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12
  • Higher Education
  • Graduate
  • Undergraduate-Upper Division
  • Undergraduate-Lower Division

Keywords:

collections HIV/Aids HIV Aids virus immunology South Africa

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

License Deed:

Creative Commons Attribution 3.0

Collections:

None
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SCI.7-8.S7-8:42.1: Science

Explaining how a variety of microbes (e.g., virus, bacteria, fungi) and toxic materials can interfere with body systems and cause harm.

SCI.7-8.S7-8:42.a: Science

Viruses, bacteria, fungi, and parasites may infect then human body and interfere with normal body functions.

SCI.7-8.S7-8:42.b: Science

The environment may contain dangerous levels of substances that are harmful to human beings.

SCI.9-12.S9-12:42.1: Science

Identifying a variety of nonspecific means of protection for the human body and explaining how these maintain human health (i.e., prevent disease).

SCI.9-12.S9-12:42.2: Science

Explain how the general process of the human immune system responds to foreign substances and organisms (e.g., phagocyte action and antibody production and maintenance).

SCI.9-12.S9-12:42.3: Science

Showing through models/diagrams/graphic organizers how specific biological abnormalities alter the normal functioning of human systems (e.g., feedback diagram).

SCI.9-12.S9-12:42.a: Science

The Human Body protects itself against infectious diseases (caused by microorganisms, viruses, animal parasites through physical protection and physiological (immune) responses.

SCI.9-12.S9-12:42.b: Science

The Immune System is designed to protect against microscopic organisms (bacteria, fungi) and foreign substances that enter from outside the body and against some cancer cells that arise within.

SCI.9-12.S9-12:42.c: Science

Some allergic responses are caused by the body's immune responses to usually harmless environmental substances.

SCI.9-12.S9-12:42.d: Science

Humans have a variety of mechanisms- sensory, motor, emotional, social and technological-that can reduce and modify health hazards (e.g. blinking, fight or flight, coping mechanisms, medicine).

SCI.9-12.S9-12:42.e: Science

The severity of human disease depends upon many factors, such as resistance to disease the virulence of the infecting organism.

SCI.9-12.S9-12:42.f: Science

Biological abnormalities, such as injuries or chemical imbalance, cause or increase susceptibility to disease (e.g. hormonal imbalance, epilepsy, depression). (Atlas 91)
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