Prevention of infection: the body’s natural defences

Teaching Time: 50min

Target Group: Key Stage 3

Curriculum Links:

Science: Cells and organisation

GCSE: Health and social care

Learning Objectives:

All students will:

  • understand that the human body has many natural defences to fight infection.
  • understand that sometimes the body needs help to fight infection.

Most students will:

  • understand that our bodies have 3 main lines of natural defences.
View More

Description:

This session covers the topic of disease prevention through the body’s own natural defences. It does not contain a lesson plan but will provide background information on immunity.

Activities and tools include:

  • a detailed presentation and animations illustrating how the body fights infection daily.
  • illustrated information sheet for pupils that explains the lines of defence in their immune system.
Resources
  • Immunity - Complete pack (England)  Microsoft Word icon    Adobe PDF icon
  • Immunity - Complete pack (Scotland)  Microsoft Word icon    Adobe PDF icon

 

 

 

 

border border
border