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Going viral

In this workshop, students will develop their understanding of how the body responds to harmful pathogens, and how this relates to immunity. Students will explore how vaccines mimic this process to take advantage of the natural functions of the immune system and will create models demonstrating the concept of herd immunity through vaccination. Click on the links to download the documents.

School workshop

For the delivery of a classroom workshop, including an interactive simulation game with whole class participation, for children aged 11-14, you will need:

Home school teaching

To deliver this (slightly adapted version) as a home schooling activity to a smaller group/individual child aged 11-14, you will need:

Going viral has been developed for the British Society for Immunology by Beejal Parekh