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Chapter 24: 1-11

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Biology Homework Chapter 24: The Immune System


Reading Preparation

Textbook assignment: Chapter 24: The Immune System, sections 1-11.

Study Notes

Web Lecture

Read the following weblecture before chat: Immune System Components

Take notes on any questions you have, and be prepared to discuss the lecture in chat.

Study Activity

Perform the study activity below:

Work through the seven animations on Innate Immunity at the Stanford VIBE site.

  • What are the sources of antigens?
  • How do the innate and adaptive responses differ?
  • What kinds of cells respond to innate infections and how do their responses differ?
  • How do tissues in the digestive system limit infections?
  • How does the innate response system limit infection when a wound punctures the skin?

Chat Preparation Activities

Chapter Quiz

Lab Work

Read through the lab for this week; bring questions to chat on any aspect of the lab, whether you intend not perform it or not. If you decide to perform the lab, be sure to submit your report by the posted due date.