Tag Archives: HIV

16.7 Sexually transmitted infections (STIs)

Fantastic animated tutorials from McGraw Hill Education on HIV replication & how the HIV infection cycle works. This is much more detailed than you need.

Hans Rosling unveils new data visuals that untangle the risk factors of HIV. He argues that preventing transmissions – not drug treatments – is the key to ending the epidemic.

6.3 Defence against Infectious Disease

BioKnowledgy Presentation on 6.3 defense against infectious disease from Chris Paine

In Crash Course Biology #32 – Your Immune System: Natural Born Killer, Hank tells us about the team of deadly ninja assassins that is tasked with protecting our bodies from all the bad guys that want to kill us – also known as our immune system.

PATHOGENS

The Germ Theory – a 4m 39s TEDEd lesson.

Virus trading cards from Tabletop Whale.

CLOTTING

A simple clotting animation from Footprints Science. How does blood clot – a 2m video from eMedTV. – and here the process of blood clotting. Here is a game on Blood clotting factors.

INNATE IMMUNITY

Phagocytosis videos: here and here

AQUIRED IMMUNITY

Antibody production – a 1m video.

ANTIBIOTICS

Antibiotics – seven wonders of the microbe world – 4m 30s video. Penicillin – the magic bullet (a 3m video), and here is the Rise of the Superbug – Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria: Dr. Karl Klose. The wonder drug – an old video.

Antibotics don’t work on viruses. Here is how a virus invades a cell in Flu Attack!

HIV / AIDS

HIV and AIDS, a 7m video. Fantastic animated tutorials from McGraw Hill Education – HIV replication (how a retrovirus replicates) & how the HIV infection cycle works – and an animated, narrated tutorial on the life cycle of HIV which also includes a quiz (from Sinauer Associates). All in more detail than we need. Why it’s so hard to cure HIV/AIDS (a TED-Ed lesson).

Mr W sings I’m a Virus!: