Science Scope and Sequence, Advances in Health Science

Science Standard V, Life Science

Lesson 542, Advances in Health Science

Understanding the immune system, how organisms cause disease and how the body fights them

Defining infection, pathogen, skin, mucus, saliva, lymphatic system, white blood cells, lymphocytes, phagocytes, macrophage, B-cells, antibodies, T-cells, vaccine, smallpox, vaccination, influenza, rabies, and tetanus

Understanding how technology is used to prevent and fight disease, and exploring major diseases and research

Knowing that Edward Jenner discovered a vaccine to prevent smallpox

Recognizing the work of Jonas Salk and Albert Sabin on curing polio

Identifying ways to prevent the spread of disease

Recognizing Ignaz Semmelweis’ efforts to prevent the death of pregnant mothers

Recognizing the work of Joseph Lister in preventing disease through cleanliness

Knowing the effects and origin of the Bubonic plague

Recognizing the diseases spread by mosquitoes and how they can be prevented

Knowing that you can maintain health with fitness, eating right, and vitamins

Defining obesity and mental health

Identifying the nutritional value of different types of vitamins


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