Vaccines Lesson for Kids: Definition & Facts


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_____ is the process of a body's white blood cells making antibodies against a specific invader.

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1. What is the name of the scientist who discovered the first vaccine?

2. Which of the following is true about vaccines?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this quiz and worksheet set to measure your knowledge of vaccines. You will be asked about their history and practice.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this question set, you'll test your understanding of topics like:

  • Who discovered the first vaccine
  • What is true about vaccines
  • The name of the protein produced by white blood cells that destroys invaders

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson, such as what will happen after you get a vaccine
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately identify main terms from their definition, such as the process of white blood cells making protection against invaders
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about how vaccines work and what your body does when receiving one

Additional Learning

If you want to learn more about this type of medicine, read the lesson titled Vaccines Lesson for Kids: Definition & Facts. You will explore topics like:

  • Examples of diseases that are preventable with vaccines
  • How the first vaccine was tested
  • Why getting vaccines is so important