This lesson has been created in accordance to the NEW AQA Specification (9-1) for my combined/additional science class (Year 9-KS4). Includes: slide animations, embedded video, worksheet, quiz, practice exam questions and answers have also been included within the slides. This resource is suitable for separate science students.
AQA spec link:
Relevant chapter: B5-Communicable diseases . AQA Biology third edition textbook-Page 90-91.
*The new specification requires students to know the following;
Students should be able to describe the non-specific defence systems of the human body against pathogens, including the:
• trachea and bronchi
Students should be able to explain the role of the immune system in the defence against disease. If a pathogen enters the body the immune system tries to destroy the pathogen.
White blood cells help to defend against pathogens by:
• antibody production
• antitoxin production.