1-20 of 647 Search Results for

immune-system

Follow your search
Access your saved searches in your account

Would you like to receive an alert when new items match your search?
Close Modal
Sort by
Journal Articles
The American Biology Teacher. 2015; 775382–390 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2015.77.5.11
Published: 01 May 2015
... mobilized by the immune system. In the process, they learn the similarities and differences between the immune responses to viral and bacterial pathogens and why the primary and secondary responses differ. © 2015 by...
Journal Articles
The American Biology Teacher. 2011; 733171–175 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2011.73.3.9
Published: 01 March 2011
... significant number of students improve their understanding of this subject. Figure 2. Distribution of quiz scores from 74 students (enrolled in a college-level introductory biology lab) assessing their understanding of various aspects of the human immune system both before and after participating in a...
Journal Articles
The American Biology Teacher. 2008; 702103–108 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/30163212
Published: 01 February 2008
....), Experimental Immunochemistry. Springfield, IL: Thomas Publishing. Roitt, I.M. & Delves, P.J. (2001). Roitt's Essential Immunology, 10th Edition. Malden, MA: Blackwell Science. EXPLORING THE INNATE IMMUNE SYSTEM: Using Complement-Mediated Cell Lysis in the Classroom KEVIN G. FULLER "VVhen teaching...
Journal Articles
The American Biology Teacher. 1996; 585288–295 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4450153
Published: 01 May 1996
... 1992 Tortora, G.J., Funke, B.R. & Case, C.L. (1992). Microbiology: An introduction. 4th ed. Redwood City, CA: The Benjamin/ Cummings Publishing Company, Inc. Tortora 4 Microbiology: An introduction 1992 innunoScenarios: A Game for the Immune System Mark F. Taylor Sally W. Jackson...
Images
&quot;The Lord of the <b>Immune</b> <b>System</b>&quot; worksheet (with answer key &amp;amp; instructor...
Published: 01 March 2011
Figure 1. "The Lord of the Immune System" worksheet (with answer key &amp; instructor notes) that complements the podcast bearing the same name. Figure 1. "The Lord of the Immune System" worksheet (with answer key &amp; instructor notes) that complements the podcast bearing the same name. Figure 1. "The Lord of the Immune System" worksheet (with answer key &amp; instructor notes) that complements the podcast bearing the same name. Figure 1. "The Lord of the Immune System" worksheet (with answer key &amp; instructor notes) that complements the podcast bearing the same name. More
Journal Articles
The American Biology Teacher. 2011; 736322–328 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2011.73.6.4
Published: 01 August 2011
... instructional units on two body systems: the nervous system and the immune system. Through the use of integrated media and classroom discussions, students were exposed to the social aspect of learning as they worked together to analyze what they viewed on TV. This study was conducted over a traditional school...
Journal Articles
The American Biology Teacher. 2013; 75136–39 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2013.75.1.8
Published: 01 January 2013
... myelin. Most of the materials are available from the grocery store. The real-world nature of the problem, and the mystery, engages the students in thinking about nerve, muscle, and immune system function. Alternative versions require less familiarity with physiology and can be used as engagement...
Images
Distribution of quiz scores from 74 students (enrolled in a college-level i...
Published: 01 March 2011
Figure 2. Distribution of quiz scores from 74 students (enrolled in a college-level introductory biology lab) assessing their understanding of various aspects of the human immune system both before and after participating in a podcast and worksheet activity. Figure 2. Distribution of quiz Figure 2. Distribution of quiz scores from 74 students (enrolled in a college-level introductory biology lab) assessing their understanding of various aspects of the human immune system both before and after participating in a podcast and worksheet activity. Figure 2. Distribution of quiz More
Journal Articles
The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 823181–183 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.3.181b
Published: 01 March 2020
... encounter thought-provoking descriptions of historical research leading to an understanding of the mechanisms of the immune system. George Bernard Shaw once noted that “science can never solve one problem without raising ten more problems.” This grand tale of immunology supports Shaw's quote as it traces...
Journal Articles
The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 818577–581 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.8.577
Published: 01 October 2019
... individual student or a group of students, depending on class size) represents a pathogenic species that must survive a simulated experience of a microorganism's life cycle in overcoming survival challenges such as avoiding predators, evading a host's immune system, and surviving external stressors like...
Journal Articles
The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 818554–560 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.8.554
Published: 01 October 2019
...). The scenario is based on the work of Weinstock and colleagues ( Summers et al., 2003 , 2005a , 2005b ) and begins by explaining IBD, an autoimmune reaction, and the possible role of parasites in preventing immune system diseases. The SPS scenario continues with scientists hypothesizing that parasite...
Journal Articles
The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 816387–394 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.6.387
Published: 01 August 2019
... trigger factor in CFS/ME should not be excluded, and further research must be done in this area. It has become clear that CFS/ME is not caused by a single agent; rather, the syndrome results from the interplay of several factors, including the peculiarity of the host's immune system as determined by...
Journal Articles
The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 817492–501 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.7.492
Published: 01 September 2019
... Surveillance System (NNDSS; https://wwwn.cdc.gov/nndss/ ) and from annual health reports that are released by public health departments. Additionally, students can explore environmental parameters that characterize the habitat of Coccidioides by using the WebSoilSurvey (WSS) database of the U.S. Department...
Includes: Supplementary data
Journal Articles
The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 815307 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.5.307
Published: 01 May 2019
... spread and how the immune system works. Therefore, we argue that this topic should be taught to every student in biology classes to provide them with the skills they will need to make future health-related decisions for their families. In January, the World Health Organization (WHO) identified...
Journal Articles
The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 8113–10 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.1.3
Published: 01 January 2019
... called a “disharmonious combination.” In this case, the circulatory system would be too small to supply blood to the large body, leading to poor health and early death. The genotype aaB– , on the other hand, produces children of small stature whose circulatory systems are simply too large to fit...
Journal Articles
The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 809686–688 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.9.686
Published: 01 November 2018
... evolution and creationism in public schools. Vaccines Cultural Cognition : Kahan, 2013 News Article/Case Study : McCoy, 2015 Zavrel & Herreid, 2008 After covering the immune system and vaccinations in the textbook/lecture and completing the indicated reading about cultural cognition...
Journal Articles
The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 806446–450 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.6.446
Published: 01 August 2018
... taxonomic keys, which are often complex and replete with terminology ( Carrillo & Vicente, 2015 ). Such taxonomic keys often confound students, who obsess over the unfamiliar words ( Tilling, 1987 ) and lose sight of the overarching idea. This classification system is also based on evolutionary theory...
Journal Articles
The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 80160 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.1.60
Published: 01 January 2018
... world we live in, and we must now take steps to be fully functional in a world that has changed faster than our immune systems can keep up. After explaining why allergies are on the rise, what allergies are, and different levels of prevention, he then explores common allergies in depth, including...
Journal Articles
The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 803243 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.3.243
Published: 01 March 2018
... to have found that show a potential negative affect. He uses this one study to suggest that symptoms like “headaches, stomachaches, allergic reactions, changes in the way our immune system functions, microscope changes in the structure and function of our cells – may be cause by GMO's.” Jenkins uses...
Journal Articles
The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 803228–234 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.3.228
Published: 01 March 2018
... Inside-Outside: Molecular Zip Codes & Signaling Structure/Function, Information Flow Weeks 9–10 Blood, Circulation, and the Immune System Structure/Function, Information Flow, Systems, Evolution Week 11 Heart and Kidneys Systems, Evolution, and Structure/Function Week 12 Genetic...