Macrophages “Big Eaters” Gobble up Bacteria and Viruses
Heart of Immune System Macrophages break up bad guys into little pieces and display to the Helper T-Cell. Helper T-Cells direct the immune system traffic using chemical messages. Helper T-Cells are the Heart of the immune system
How does it all work together? Suppose you are a nose cell that catches a flu virus? What immune system will combat this? The Killer T-cell, but only after the Helper T-cell told it to come there.
How does it work? Suppose a pneumonia bacteria came into our lungs! A Macrophage would be waiting to eat it and show pieces to _____________? Then, the B cells come in with ___________ to help destroy it. The Helper T Cell Antibodies
What happens with HIV? HIV is a virus that attacks the immune system. HIV attacks Helper T cells which can cause Killer T-cells to attack Helper T-cells infected with HIV. This leads to Immune system CIVIL WAR
HIV continued Since your Immune system is at WAR with itself, Bacteria and Viruses can sneak in and make themselves cozy. Viruses can take over your body and the immune system is powerless because of the HIV
Research Many doctors, educators, and professors have been trying to come up with at cure to stop the threat. Your Job: To create a concept map illustrating the immune system. On the back, create a poster showing what HIV does to your immune system.
Your Assignment To create a concept map illustrating the immune system. On the back, create a poster showing what HIV does to your immune system.