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Challenge 2: Designing Vaccines

Learning Targets:

  • I can explain how vaccines work.
  • I can compare and contrast different approaches to vaccine development.

Activity 1: Find out about vaccines

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Construct a Table, Present, & Discuss

  • Compare and contrast the eight types of approaches to creating a vaccine for SARS-CoV2.

Further Research

  • Since April 2020, what progress has been made in development, production, and distribution of a vaccine for SARS-CoV2?

Reflect & Answer/Discuss

  • How do vaccines generate memory in the immune system?
  • How do vaccines usually avoid making us sick?
  • What components of COVID-19 would make a good vaccine?
  • What are the different types of vaccines? Which one would work best for COVID-19?