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In some individuals the immune system responds to non-pathogenic molecules.

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    Allergies

    Allergies

    by CK-12 //at grade
    Discusses why allergies occur and common allergens.
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  • Video
    Understanding Allergies

    Understanding Allergies

    by CK-12 //at grade
    Learn about allergies in this animated video about how allergic reactions occur and how antihistamines can control them.
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  • Lesson Plan
    Body Story: Allergies: Teacher's Guide

    Body Story: Allergies: Teacher's Guide

    by CK-12 //at grade
    Lesson plan is based on a discover video. "Program Description: It hurts to get stung by a wasp, but it’s dangerous if you happen to be allergic to them. Learn why a sting may be just a pain to one person but cause an extreme histaminic response—and even death—in another." - Discover Education.
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  • Downloadable Quiz
    Allergies Quiz

    Allergies Quiz

    by CK-12 //at grade
    Quiz about Allergies
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  • Practice
    Allergies Practice
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    Allergies Practice

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  • Critical Thinking
    Allergies Discussion Questions

    Allergies Discussion Questions

    by CK-12 //at grade
    A list of student-submitted discussion questions for Allergies.
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  • Real World Application
    Someone Ate My Otter... Or Did They?

    Someone Ate My Otter... Or Did They?

    by CK-12 //at grade
    Describes the current state of the Southern Sea Otter and efforts to explain declining population levels. The answer to the problem lies in the interplay of multiple factors giving students a real world conservation problem.
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  • Real World Application
    Biofilms – Already In A Theater Near You

    Biofilms – Already In A Theater Near You

    by CK-12 //at grade
    Covers microbial ecology and how bacteria develop resistance to environmental challenges.
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  • Real World Application
    I Thought Lemarck Was Wrong!

    I Thought Lemarck Was Wrong!

    by CK-12 //at grade
    Covers new work with DNA looking at control of DNA expression and the inheritance of acquired characteristics. It also addresses the bigger issue of how scientific theories change as new knowledge is acquired.
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  • Real World Application
    Ring Around The Roundworm

    Ring Around The Roundworm

    by CK-12 //at grade
    Learn about how parasitic roundworms can affect your health.
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  • Study Guide
    Immune System Part II Study Guide

    Immune System Part II Study Guide

    by CK-12 //at grade
    This study guide reviews allergies, autoimmune disease, and immunodeficiency (HIV and AIDS).
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  • Flashcards
    Allergies Flashcards

    Allergies Flashcards

    by CK-12 //at grade
    These flashcards help you study important terms and vocabulary from Allergies.
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