Cell vs virus - TED Ed

Cell vs virus - TED Ed
Publication Date: April, 2014
Type of Resource: Video/animation

This online resource deals with how the immune system fights diseases.

This TED Ed video (3:58min) describes the function of cellular organelles and how they work together to allow a cell to fight a virus.

Aimed at slightly older students, this material is within the range of advanced Year 8 students (it mentions mRNA and enzymes very briefly), or it could be used as a summary of organelle functions.

Australian Curriculum:
  • Year 8 > Science Understanding > Biological Sciences > Cells are the basic units of living things and have specialised structures and... > ACSSU149
  • Year Senior Secondary > Science Understanding > Biological Sciences