Immunology Module

Jaylin Hill

Session 1:

In this session you complete a personal immune system health assessment, identify the structures associated with the immune system, use an app to explore terminology related to the immune system, and identify the types of blood cells that are part of the immune system.

Session 2:

In this session, you distinguish between antibodies and antigens, explain howthe bodys different immune responses work, explore the concept of communtiy immunity, and model how community immunity prevents the spread of diseases.

Session 3:

In this session, you identify different types of microscopes, explain how the microscope has helped advance that feild of medicine, learn the proper way to use and care for a microscope, and learn how to take a micrograph using a microscope.  

Session 4:

In this session you identify bacteria based on shape, grouping, and staining, classify bacteria from micrographs, and take migrographs of different types of bacteria using the microscope.

Session 5:

In this session, you compare sizes of human cells, bacteria cells, and viruses, distinguish between lytic and lysogenic viruses, research the prevention and treatment of viral disease, and label the different structures in a micrograph of an influenza virus.

Session 6:

In this session, you explore how protists and fungi can be pathogenic, identify methods of prevention and treatment of protist and fungal disease, use the Applied Vision software to identify and micrograph a pathogenic protist and a fungus.

Session 7:

In this session, you identify the benifits and risks of exposure to sunlight, delveope a personal health plan to boost your immune system, and distinguish between autoimmune disorders and immunodeficiency disorders.