Secondary: Immune Defences *suitable for home teaching*
Produced by the Health Protection Agency, this e-bug resource contains teacher guidance, stimulus materials and student activity suggestions. It looks at the topic of disease prevention by the body’s own natural defences. A detailed presentation and animations showing how the body fights harmful microbes on a daily basis is also included. The resource considers:
- mucus and tears as a barrier to infection.
- non-specific immunity as white blood cells phagocytose pathogens
- production of antibodies in specific immunity
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