The Discovery of Immunity


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Which process used smallpox scabs to help provide protection against severe smallpox disease?

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1. How did smallpox vaccination differ from variolation?

2. When did the concept of immunity gain significant understanding?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Thanks to the worksheet and quiz, you can figure out how much knowledge you possess about the discovery of immunity. How smallpox vaccination differs from variolation and when the concept of immunity began to be understood are topics on the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll get to see how much knowledge you have about:

  • Statement that's supported by germ theory
  • Scientists who contributed to germ theory
  • How smallpox vaccination differs from variolation
  • Process of using smallpox scabs to protect against severe smallpox diseases

Skills Practiced

  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast main topics, such as variolation and smallpox vaccination
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about when the concept of immunity was understood
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important details from the lesson on immunity and its discovery

Additional Learning

If you're still eager to review more material, work through the lesson called The Discovery of Immunity. Tasks you can complete include:

  • When variolation was first practiced
  • Define vaccination
  • Examine the importance of immunity