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The Immune System- Concept Checklist The following checklist should be completed as you go through the learning resources for the Immune System (Chapter 35.) I may ask you to provide evidence for completing a specific item or task. If you have a question, or need clarification on a certain concept, please fill out a post-it note so it can be addressed with the entire class. You should also be taking your own notes that accompany the learning resources as well! Read the Learning Goals The Immune System. After reading the learning goals, write (type) concepts that are familiar to you, and concepts that are brand new to you. I am familiar with these concepts: What in the heck is this? Watch the Video Podcast, “The Immune System.” Answer the following questions. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. Why is our skin an effective “castle wall” Who are the “soldiers?” What do they do? What are antigens? Explain how a macrophage works. Why could the actions of a macrophage be potentially harmful to an individual? What fights antigens? Describe them. What do antibodies do to antigens? What does it mean to acquire immunity? What are lymphocytes? 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. Describe B-lymphocytes. What are memory B-cells? Explain the role of T-lymphocytes. What do killer T-cells do? Differentiate between the humoral and cell-mediated responses. What is the role of MHC2? What do T-helper cells do and what protein do they use? Why is the helper T-cell so important? View Hank Green’s video podcast, “Your Immune System.” Answer the following questions: 1. What is the difference between acquired and innate immunity? 2. Describe what an inflammatory response is. 3. What does histamine do? 4. Explain what a leukocyte is. 5. What are phagocytes? 6. What makes up pus? 7. What protein is NOT produced when your cells are infected? 8. What do natural killer cells do to kill infected cells in your body? 9. Explain what a cytotoxic T-cell does. Read Chapter 35 of your text, and complete the Active Reading Guide.