Teaching Material Archive



Immunology: Behind the Scenes
Susan O'Meara, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO
Mentor: Gregg Dean, D.V.M., Ph.D., Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO

The Lymphatic System: Structure and Function with a Focus on T Cell Activation
Supplemental Slides:  Lymphatic System               Epidemiology and Epidemics            HIV and ELISA Testing
Elizabeth Moravec, Academy of Holy Angels, Richfield, MN
Mentor: Julie K. Olson, Ph.D., University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

Understanding Immunity through Cell Communication
Linnea Homa, Freedom Area High School, Freedom, PA
Mentor: JoAnne L. Flynn, Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

The Immune System as an Illustrative Example
Amanda Laden, Wayzata High School, Plymouth, MN
Mentor: Marc K. Jenkins, Ph.D., University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

Immunology Made Simple
Ashleigh Freeman, Princeton Senior High School, Princeton, WV
Mentor: Tesfaye Belay, Ph.D., Bluefield State College, Bluefield, WV

“What Did You Say?” – How Cells Talk to Each Other
Jennifer Hess,Wentzville Holt High School, Wentzville, MO
Mentor: Gaya Amarasinghe, Ph.D., Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO

Immunology Overview: From Textbook to Application
Chris Thorpe, Ph.D., Corvallis High School, Corvallis, OR
Mentor: Brian Dolan, Ph.D., Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR

The Basics of Immunology: An Introductory Unit for High School Junior and Senior Students
Heather Potts, Wayne Valley High School, Wayne, NJ
Mentor: Patricia Fitzgerald-Bocarsly, Ph.D., Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ

Acting Out the Immune Response | Acting Props | Teaching Slides
Catherine Dollard, Northampton High School, Northampton, MA
Mentor: Clinton B. Mathias, Ph.D., Western New England University, Springfield, MA

The Basics of Immunology Through Case Studies
Amy Loewen, Hinkley High School, Aurora CO
Mentor: Ronald J. Harbeck, Ph.D., National Jewish Health Advanced Diagnostic Labs, Denver, CO

Using Differentiated Instruction to Teach Immunological Concepts to a Diverse Group of Learners
Victor Rodriguez, Southwest High School, San Diego, CA
Mentor: Wendy Havran, Ph.D., The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, CA

IMMUNOPOLY©, Game for Your/Child's/Families' Life
Kevin Jarigese, West Mesa High School, Albuquerque, NM
Mentor: Carolyn Mold, Ph.D., Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM

The Immune System: Defenders of our Health – Who are "those guys anyways"?
Elizabeth Withum, A.W. Coolidge Middle School, Reading, MA
Mentor: Rachel M. McLoughlin, Ph.D., Brigham & Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

Is That My Blood? ABO Blood Types
Felicia A. Benson, Osborn High School, Detroit, MI
Mentor: Yi-Chi M. Kong, Ph.D., Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, MI

The Basics of Immunology and the Ethics of Animal Research
Claire L. Hypolite, Edison High School, Minneapolis, MN
Mentor: Kristin A. Hogquist, Ph.D., University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

Scientific Methods Now and Then: A Historical Perspective
Tammy Morgan, Lake Placid High School, Lake Placid, NY
Mentor: Peter C. Sayles, Ph.D., Trudeau Institute

Laboratory Activities to Enhance the Study of Whole Blood Components and their Role in the Immune Response
Thomas E. Schmit, Hamilton High School, Hamilton, MT
Mentor: Frank R. DeLeo, Ph.D., NIAID, NIH, Hamilton, MT

Acting Out the Immune Response
Lindsay E. Porter, Pollard Middle School, Needham, MA
Mentor: Rao H. Prabhala, Ph.D., Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Understanding the Components of Innate and Adaptive Immunity
Dean Johnson, City Honors School, Buffalo, NY

There's No Time to Teach That: Integrating the Immune System, Autoimmunity, Literacy, and Research into an Over-Crowded Curriculum
Jon Pazol, West Leyden High School, Northlake, IL
Mentor: Stephen D. Miller, Ph.D., Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL

Immunodeficiencies: From Animal Models to the High School Classroom
Victoria Salo, Biddeford High School, Biddeford, ME
MentorLing Cao, M.D., Ph.D., University of New England, Biddeford, ME

Immunity: Friend and Foe
Judith Lucas-Odom, Chester High School, Chester, PA
Mentor: Christopher A. Hunter, Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania

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