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Fighting Infection

Fighting Infection

Exploring the immune system and infectious diseases

What’s going on inside us when we get sick? What do germs have to do with us getting sick? How does our body help us to get better? How does it fight infection?

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NZ Research collection.

NZ Research

This collection provides information about the work of New Zealand’s world-class science and technology sectors in relation to Fighting...

Science Ideas and Concepts collection.

Science Ideas and Concepts

Scientific study requires a basic knowledge and understanding of ideas and concepts. This collection explains the ideas that are...

Looking Closer collection.

Looking Closer

This collection contains a wide variety of resources and information about Fighting Infection, which supports the resources in the other...

People collection.

People

This collection introduces some of the people working or studying in the areas explored in Fighting Infection. Click on a name to find out...

Teaching and Learning Approaches collection.

Teaching and Learning Approaches

Student activities are the main feature of this collection, along with a variety of resources for teachers to use in exploring Fighting...

Question Bank collection.

Question Bank

An inquiry approach is a method often used in science education. The question bank provides an initial list of questions about Fighting...

Key Terms collection.

Key Terms

10 key terms that should be understood for this context.

Sci Media collection.

Sci Media

This collection is where you can find all the images, video clips, animations and interactives that relate to Fighting Infection.