Medical Microbiology Teacher Resources

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Milestones in Microbiology

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Life science learners read a set of six short Discovery Readings that describe historical events in the field of microbiology. For each, they identify clues about when the event occurred and then they try to arrange events in...
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Microbiology Lab Safety

For Teachers 9th - 12th
In this biology worksheet, young scholars are introduced to the practices of safety as related to using a laboratory and then answer some questions as an assessment.
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The Science of Microbes

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Looking for an interesting text to share the world of microbes with your middle school classroom? The edition contains explanations, worksheets, experiments, discussions, and links to outside sources for a true and complete microbiology...
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Post-Assessment: And Now, What Do You Know About Microbes?

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Your life science class works in their groups to review the concept maps that they have constructed over the course of a microbiology unit. They share what they have learned with the rest of the class. In a second session, they are given...
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Germ Relay Race

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders research changes in medical technology and practice that took place in North Carolina between the years of 1870 and 1930. They also examine the difference between the "Humeral Theory" of disease and the "Germ Theory" of...
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Magnifying and Observing Cells

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Though it isn't a novel activity to prepare onion cell and Elodea plant cell slides as examples of cells in a microbiology unit, this resource will leave you thoroughly prepared. As pupils examine the slides that they prepare, they draw...
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Microbes and Disease

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Discuss how diseases have impacted human history. Divide your class into groups and assign each group one of the following: tuberculosis, malaria, plague, cholera, smallpox, and AIDS. They read up on, complete a concept map, and present...
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The Variety and Roles of Microbes

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Mini microbiologists play a card game in which they group microorganisms by groups: virus, fungus, protist, or bacteria. Then they identify the roles different microbes play in the natural world and explore how humans effectively use...
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Arctica - An Interactive Mystery

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Rumours of illness, poisoning, and madness - a ship disappears without a trace! Read this interactive science story and use deductive reasoning skills to solve a mystery. This engaging resource gives science stars a chance to practice...
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Bacteria Sampling

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Scholars explore the procedure for bacteria sampling in a virtual lab by first walking through a detailed step-by-step procedure of preparing the samples of raw milk and pasteurized milk, growing the bacteria, and comparing results....
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Gram Staining

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Scholars use a lab simulation to test contaminated yogurt for bacteria by gram staining. They learn proper lab procedures for handling bacteria and for sterilizing equipment, and then walk through the process on their own to try gram...
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Controlling Water Activity in Food

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Food storage matters! Scholars learn how the amount of water in corn can affect its rate of spoilage. They create a control group, then test three corn samples stored in three different locations for water activity. As a result of the...
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How to Use Oil Immersion Microscope

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Teach the class how to use a microscope to identify bacteria in food. Scholars explore the different parts of the microscope and learn how to determine total magnification. They walk step-by-step through the procedure of preparing slides...
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Testing and Adjusting pH

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Pupils learn how to control food spoilage by adjusting the food's pH. They see that one of the most dangerous bacteria can grow in food if people don't handle and store food properly. Using knowledge of the bacteria's preferred pH,...
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Field Epidemiology: Investigation of an Unknown Disease

For Teachers 7th - 12th
More than 90 percent of the people in a building have come down with an illness, and it is your job to investigate. Teachers give scientists the data needed to decide what is important and how they can solve the mystery. The exercise is...
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The New Survivors

For Students 9th - 10th Standards
Is suffering necessary to make us grow? What is the role of hope in facing adversity? Class members discuss these and other very essential questions after reading an article about the attitudes of cancer survivors.
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Unit 4: Bioethics and the Future of Biotechnology

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What's the future of biotechnology? Explore a hot topic in the fourth and final unit in a series of Biotechnology lessons. Learners develop an understanding of the many issues in bioethics, then create an argument for or against the role...
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Bacterial Transformation

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students discuss a bacterial experiment they previously performed and complete a pre-assessment. They participate in a lecture discussion given by the teacher through PowerPoint and then complete a cartoon worksheet and post-assessment.
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Health Careers

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Each of the 9 slides have a list of possible careers within areas of the Health industry.  There are no explanations or details of any of the jobs and so this would be useful to introduce the areas and then let the students research some...
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Biologists: Working with Probability

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders make predictions about the outcome of the potential of male/female offspring by crossing 2 sets of genes. In this biologists working with probability lesson, 6th graders use theoretical probability, tree diagrams and...
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Invent PCR: You May Win a Nobel Prize

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students gain an appreciation for the simplicity, but also complexity and elegance of PCR. They comprehend all components of the protocol. Students explain exactly how CPR works, and why, after the third cycle, the predominant DNA being...

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