Immune System Presentation

To prepare for our next topic (Immunity), please work on the activity given below. You can download it in doc format here.

Read the handout and meet with your teammates to decide on how you are going to present the topics given. You will be presenting this next week, Monday for Cs, Wednesday for Rb. You may need to read the section on immunity in Campbell to help you explain the concepts better.

Groups 9 and 10 are assigned to the First Line of Defense, Groups 1-4 to the Second Line of Defense, and Groups 5-8 to the Third Line of Defense.

Watch the youtube video for inspiration ;).

You may also download the Immune System Presentation by clicking here and view it through slideshare below.

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Information Poster on Respiratory Diseases

For Cs and Rb,

Create an information poster OR a short (3 mins. max) video on a respiratory disorder/disease of your choice.

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1. Choose one disease/disorder below:

  • common cold
  • sinusitis
  • pharyngitis
  • tonsilitis
  • influenza
  • pneumonia
  • SARS
  • bronchitis
  • emphysema
  • asthma
  • tuberculosis
  • lung cancer
  • oxygen toxicity
  • cystic fibrosis

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  • on 1 sheet of cartolina paper/illustration board (if poster), in PC-playable format (if video)
  • must contain a description, causes, signs and symptoms, treatment, and references
  • due on September 22, Mon, 4 PM, at the Bio Unit

3. Rubrics:

  • accuracy and completeness of information 60%
  • creative use of the medium selected 30%
  • teamwork 10%

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Comment on this entry with your section, group #, chosen disease, and chosen medium. Thanks! Choose different disorders from the ones your classmates have chosen.