Student Work Sheet

How do white blood cells fight foreign organisms that invade our body?

 

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Instructions: Please work in pairs. However, each student must complete his/her own worksheet. One computer per pair.

Go to the website below:

http://library.thinkquest.org/C0115080/?c=wbc

Study the information on the web page, and then answer the following questions.

 

1.     What is another name for white blood cells?

 

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2.     What is the function of white blood cells?

 

 

 

3.     Where are white blood cells made?

 

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4.     Describe the structure of a white blood cell.

 

 

 

 

5.     Draw a white blood cell in the space below. Label the nucleus, cytoplasm and the cell membrane.

 

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6.     Name the five different types of white blood cells. Write the names on the lines above the boxes below.

For each type of white blood cells, do the following:

a)     Draw its structure in the box.

b)    Describe its role in defending the body against pathogens.

 

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