The Immune System

An Informational Interactive Poster

How the Immune System works...

The Immune System

The immune system is a system that helps protect your body from diseases and viruses. The System consists of specific type of cells that help each in the process of defending against bacteria, viruses and infections. The system also consists of several organs, tissues and proteins.

The Main Organs of the Immune System

The Immune System has organs that also supports the immune system are several organs such as the bone marrow, thymus, spleen and lymph nodes.

http://www.buzzle.com/articles/organs-of-the-immune-system.html

Diseases and Problems Associated with the immune system

The Immune System has several diseases and problem such as asthma, ataxia telangiectasia, Autoimmune Polygandular Syndrome, Burkitt Lymphoma, Diabetes type 1, DiGeorge Syndrome, Familial Mediterranean Fever, Immunodeficiency with hyper IgM, Leukemia Chronic Myeloid and severe combined immunodeficiency.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK22243/

Facts about the Immune System...

- If you have less or under 5 hours it could dramatically depress the the immune system.


- Studies show that people who lack humor throughout their lives tend to have less immune responses.


- The best way to boost the immune system is by reducing stress.


- Toxic substance like second hand smoking cigarettes, air pollution and pesticides can affect the immune system.

https://sites.google.com/site/immunesystem305/interesting-facts


Diagram on how the Immune System works.

The diagram beloew explains on how the immune systems works to protect your body against viruses, bacteria and infections.

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Charts of Cells in the Immune System..

The diagram below shows the cells in the immune system that help to protect your body.

http://www.alohamedicinals.com/img/Immune_system_lg.jpg

Process of how the immune system works ( Cartoon Version )

The diagram beloew explains how the immune system protects your body in more simple explanation.

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Several Videos on how the Immune system works

How the Immune System works ( Drawing Version )

The video explains on how the immune system works in a more artistic way.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nw27_jMWw10
Overview of the Immune System

How the Immune System ( Shorter Video )

This video explains the process of the immune system and the cells take to get rid of unwanted organism or bacteria.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HNP1EAYLhOs
Immune System - Natural Killer Cell

How the Immune System works. ( Cartoon Version )

This video below also explains the process but in a more fun cartoonish way.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WJEc2GDEfz8
Immune System

How the Immune System Works..

This video also explains how the immune system works.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CeVtPDjJBPU
Your Immune System: Natural Born Killer - Crash Course Biology #32

Interactive Activities

Below are some interactive games and activities that you can try to further your understanding of the immune system.

http://www.newgrounds.com/portal/view/478787

http://www.nobelprize.org/educational/medicine/immunity/