Two day lesson plan packaged with informational texts, graphic organizer, lesson plan overview, one small Smart Notebook file, and a rubric for the assessment.
Student Objective: I can explain how bacteria and a human body's immune system interact with each other.
Assessment: Bacteria or Human Body "Trading Card"
Major Science Vocabulary Covered:
neutrophils, phagocytes, flagella, pili, endotoxins, exotoxins, inflammation, lymphocyte, antibodies
After a hook involving super heroes and a hypothetical "battle" between them, students are introduced to the real gem of this lesson plan: a description of the interaction between bacteria and the human body's immune system, told from the perspective of a bacterial cell and a white blood cell. (Each 2 pages in length)