In this activity, students are introduced to the immune system.

By the end of this activity, students should be able to:

  • Explain in simple terms what the immune system is
  • List some of the names of the cells in the immune system
  • Explain some of the functions of the immune cells

Download the Word file (see below) for:

  • introduction/background notes
  • what you need
  • what to do.

Download the Cells of the immune system PowerPoint for a description of each cell’s role.

    Published 12 November 2010