Immune System6th Grade Science
I. FunctionA. Remove germsB. Aid in repair
II. BarriersA. SkinB. Respiratory System (nose, mucus, cilia…)C. Digestive System (acid, membranes…)
III. Non-SpecificA. Chemical Signals    1. Attract immune cells to site    2. Make blood vessels leakyB. Phagocyte    1. E...
IV. SpecificA. T-Lymphocytes (T-Cells)    1. Recognize specific germs (antigens)    2. Destroy cells if infectedB. B-Lymph...
V. Damage and DiseaseA. Immunodeficiency   1. Lack of sleep   2. Poor nutrition   3. Lack of exercise   4. Aging   5. Orga...
B. Allergies1. Body attacks object as dangerous threat   i. Foods   ii. Oils   iii. Venom
C. Autoimmune Disease1. Body attacks own cells (overactive)   i. LUPUS   ii. Arthritis   iii. Diabetes
D. AIDS1. Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)   i. Kills T cells   ii. Die from lack of immune system   iii. Transmitted by...
VI. PreventionA. Active Immunity  1. Get sick (body stores up lymphocytes  2. Vaccination (inject with weakened pathogen)
B. Intervention1. Antibiotics (Kill bacteria)
C. Passive Immunity1. Mother to child
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  1. 1. Immune System6th Grade Science
  2. 2. I. FunctionA. Remove germsB. Aid in repair
  3. 3. II. BarriersA. SkinB. Respiratory System (nose, mucus, cilia…)C. Digestive System (acid, membranes…)
  4. 4. III. Non-SpecificA. Chemical Signals 1. Attract immune cells to site 2. Make blood vessels leakyB. Phagocyte 1. Eats anything not marked as youC. Inflammation 1. Massive increase in blood flow i. Warm and SwellingD. Fever 1. Used to kill germs by cooking them
  5. 5. IV. SpecificA. T-Lymphocytes (T-Cells) 1. Recognize specific germs (antigens) 2. Destroy cells if infectedB. B-Lymphocytes (B-Cells) 1. Produce antibodies i. Mark and clump germs together
  6. 6. V. Damage and DiseaseA. Immunodeficiency 1. Lack of sleep 2. Poor nutrition 3. Lack of exercise 4. Aging 5. Organ transplanting
  7. 7. B. Allergies1. Body attacks object as dangerous threat i. Foods ii. Oils iii. Venom
  8. 8. C. Autoimmune Disease1. Body attacks own cells (overactive) i. LUPUS ii. Arthritis iii. Diabetes
  9. 9. D. AIDS1. Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) i. Kills T cells ii. Die from lack of immune system iii. Transmitted by body fluids
  10. 10. VI. PreventionA. Active Immunity 1. Get sick (body stores up lymphocytes 2. Vaccination (inject with weakened pathogen)
  11. 11. B. Intervention1. Antibiotics (Kill bacteria)
  12. 12. C. Passive Immunity1. Mother to child

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