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C21 Science
 

B2 Keeping healthy

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The NHS website 'Behind the headlines' is a rich resource of up-to-date health stories. Here you will find comment on news reports from across the media ´┐Ż including an overview of the research which sometimes results in headlines that prove not to be supported by the facts. A great way to provide uptodate contexts for IaS 2 Cause-effect explanations.

Activity B2.1.2

PiggiFlu is coming online activity

The Science UPD8, PigguFlu-is-comingis a whole-school-based activity which runs over a week, simulating the spread of a viral epidemic.Visit the website to download resource materials. You will need to register with UPD8, but you will find many other useful resources there.

Lesson B2.3

BCG Vaccine FAQ (NHS UK)

This NHS page gives an overview of the BCG vaccine.

20 objections, 20 responses (Vaccine News)

This website provides answers to the most common objections people make to a vaccination programme.

Activity B2.4.1

20 objections, 20 responses (Vaccine News)

This website provides answers to the most common objections people make to a vaccination programme.

Can We; Should We? (National STEM Centre)

This link takes you to the source of the activity AB2.4.1.

Lesson B2.8.1

The Atlas of Risk (NHS UK)

The website enable students to look at how health risks change for male and female, for different ages and different parts of the UK. There is also plenty of data about risk too.

Lesson B2.11

SATIS Revisited

This updated SATIS unit looks briefly at the role of the kidney and then focuses on methods of treating kidney failure and the issues surrounding the lack of organs for transplant. It includes a Kidney quiz and other possible extension material.