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Using Theater to Promote Understanding of the Immune System’s Response to Viral Infection

  • Author: Kim Risley1
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    Affiliations: 1: Mount Union College
  • Citation: Kim Risley. 2009. Using theater to promote understanding of the immune system’s response to viral infection.
  • Publication Date : August 2009
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Using theater, students are led by peers into the world of a virus infection. Students actively participate in a play as narrator, props manager, actor, or audience member. The play is first performed as if a traditional viral infection has occurred. Students are posed questions pertaining to the immune response and what is happening to the virus. In a human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) extension activity, the students predict what will happen if HIV is the infectious agent. The play is re-run to visualize the outcome.

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