Topic: Immunity AIM: How does our body become immune? Active Immunity • When your body makes antibodies in response to a pathogen. • Examples? 1. When you get sick 2. Vaccines Passive Immunity When your body receives antibodies from another source. Examples? 1. Antibiotics 2. Maternal Immunity (Mother to newborn) 3. Blood Transfusion • Video Clips for Biology! Vaccines An injection of a dead or weakened virus that causes your body to produce or make Antibodies. Is a vaccine a cure for something you already have? When do you have to get a vaccine for it to be effective?