Tag Archives: HIV

6.3 Defence against Infectious Disease

Thanks to Mr Taylor (of iBiology) for the powerpoint – from the OLD syllabus but some great stuff.

Fantastic animated tutorials from McGraw Hill Education – HIV replication (how a retrovirus replicates) & how the HIV infection cycle works – and an animated, narrated tutorial on the life cycle of HIV which also includes a quiz (from Sinauer Associates). All in more detail than we need. Why it’s so hard to cure HIV/AIDS (a TED-Ed lesson).

Mr W sings I’m a Virus!:

In Crash Course Biology #32 – Your Immune System: Natural Born Killer, Hank tells us about the team of deadly ninja assassins that is tasked with protecting our bodies from all the bad guys that want to kill us – also known as our immune system.

B8.3 Sexual Reproduction in Humans

Igcse biology edexcel 3.8 3.12 from Marcos Rodriguez

Right here, right now by Fatboy Slim and an animation that takes us from conception to just before birth.

B8.3 Revision Notes in downloadable word format.

Medical animations that include fertilisation, ovulation, labor and birth and here is ovulation captured on film for the first time.


Why do women have periods? – a 4m 45s TED-Ed video.


The Great Sperm Race Game.

The physics of sperm versus the physics of sperm whales – a fascinating animated vid from TED-Ed (4m 18s).


Here are some pregnancy illustrations and birth animations – aimed at expectant mothers.


Learn the differences between breast milk and baby formulas with tips from a registered nurse in this free video on family health.


Fantastic animated tutorials from McGraw Hill Education on HIV replication & how the HIV infection cycle works. This is much more detailed than you need.

Hans Rosling unveils new data visuals that untangle the risk factors of HIV. He argues that preventing transmissions – not drug treatments – is the key to ending the epidemic.


IGCSE Biology: Coursebook, chapter 13, pp. 169 – 177