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Title: Antigen-Antibody Testing: A Visual Simulation or Virtual Reality
Url: https://www.apsnet.org/edcenter/disandpath/viral/labexercises/AntigenA...
Creator: Schadler, Daniel L.
Publisher: American Phytopathological Society
Description: Don't let the title of this Web site mislead you... this lesson plan contains a good, old-fashioned lab exercise, not an online simulation. Provided through the American Phytopathological Society, the exercise "demonstrates the biological phenomenon of the formation of a precipitate when an antigen reacts with an antibody," but uses inorganic salts in lieu of real (read expensive) viruses and antibodies. Detailed background information and lab procedures are provided, and the materials required are those commonly found in chemistry stockrooms. The Web site also includes study questions (answers provided) and a list of useful resources. A FAQ page may be forthcoming. A specific grade range is not mentioned, but this lesson plan could be a great addition to any life science course that covers the concepts of viruses, antigens, and antibodies.
LC Classification: Science -- Microbiology -- Immunology -- Antigen-antibody reactions
Science -- Microbiology -- Immunology -- Antigen-antibody reactions -- By type, A-Z -- Precipitation
Science -- Microbiology -- Immunology -- Antigens
Science -- Microbiology -- Immunology -- Study and teaching. Research
GEM Subject: Science
Science -- Chemistry
Science -- Biology
Science -- Biological and life sciences
Science -- Instructional issues
Date Issued: 2003
Resource Type: Reference Material
Instructional Material
Instructional Material -- Lesson/Lesson Plan
Instructional Material -- Instructor Guide/Manual
Format: Document -- HTML
Audience: Educator
Learner
Education Level: High School
Elementary School
Language: English
Rights: American Phytopathological Society
Access Rights: Free access
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