Contact Us FAQ Fran├žais
Home / The Immune System at Work

The Immune System at Work

Maple Leaf This item is only available for Canadian orders.

Catalogue Number:  393317
ISBN Number:  978-1-4213-0985-9
Producer:  Films Media Group
Subject:  Health and Medicine
Language:  English
Grade Level:  9 - 12, Post Secondary
Country Of Origin:  U.S.
Copyright Year:  2003
Running Time:  17


Request Preview Access
This edition of Science Screen Report illustrates how the human immune system protects against the pathogens humans encounter on a daily basis. It explains the function of first-line defenses and white blood cells, the distinction between viruses and bacteria, and the different functions of vaccines and penicillin. It also shows what happens when the immune system falters or fails, and how immunological understanding is increasing. Use this video to highlight a dimension of human anatomy that healthy people too often take for granted. A viewable/printable instructor's guide is available online. Correlates to National Science Education Standards. Produced in association with the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology and the Junior Engineering Technical Society. (17 minutes)
Produced in association with the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology and the Junior Engineering Technical Society.

Related Titles

Microbe Invasion: Learning from Good Guys &..

Microbe Invasion: Learning from Good Guys &..

Films Media Group 393318

This engaging program delves into the microscopic milieu that overlays life as human beings know...

Meteorology: The Science of Weather

Meteorology: The Science of Weather

Films Media Group 393320

This Science Screen Report looks at the causes of climatic conditions and their influence on human...

Judgment Day - Intelligent Design on Trial

Judgment Day - Intelligent Design on Trial

WGBH WG0201

Judgment Day: Intelligent Design on Trial captures the turmoil that tore apart the community of...


Browse Our Collection By Subject

View All Subjects