We will be incorporating World Immunization Week into our studies later this month. (Also, I will likely be posting even more pro-science-y stuff on Twitter and Facebook than usual that week, so consider yourself warned.)
Today I'm sharing a quick post about two great online resources we use in our homeschool (3rd and 1st grade) to learn about how the immune system works and the importance of vaccines.
|Not just cute . . . vaccinated, too|
KidsHealth from Nemours This is one of our absolute favorite go-to sites for learning about the human body.
- How the immune system works (movie)
- Overview of the immune system (article)
- How much do you know about the immune system? (quiz)
- Match immune cells with their functions (activity)
- Immune system vocabulary (word search)
- How much do you know about immunizations? (quiz)
- Who needs a flu shot? (article)
Immune Platoon This is part of BAM! (Body and Mind), the kids' information section at the CDC website.
- Learn how the immune platoon works (article)
- Disease database (click on these "enemies" and read their profiles)
- Your immune system (article)
- Vaccines (article)
- Microbes (article)
#vaccineswork #vaccinateyourkids #homeschoolersvaccinatetoo
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