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Pre-Assessment Activity: What Do You Know About Microbes?

For Teachers 5th - 8th
In an introductory activity, youngsters take a pre-assessment quiz, get a grasp of a gram of mass, and then estimate the mass of microorganisms that live within a human body. Using Glo Germ™, a material that allows you to simulate the...
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Antibiotic Attack

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Young scholars examine how antibiotics work and why they are effective. For this antibiotic lesson, students discover that when harmful germs get inside the body, the immune system may not be strong enough to fight the germs off.  Young...
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All About Germs

For Students 4th - 6th
How do people get sick? Youngsters explore the world of germs and microbes with a lab sheet and science investigation. After identifying the unhygenic practices in a picture of a kitchen, fifth graders conduct an experiment with bread...
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Tissue, Please!

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students study the proper manners to reduce the risk of spreading or catching colds and flu. They discover good cold-season manners from reading aloud Tissue, Please! They complete an art project to reinforce good cold-season manner
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Changing Planet: Infectious Diseases Classroom Activity

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Here is a different approach: emerging epidemiologists first go home to interview family on the topic of infectious disease. Then they come to class and view a video and PowerPoint that explore how climate change may increase the...
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Germs, Germs, They're Everywhere!

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd
Youngsters recognize that germs are everywhere, and can make us sick. They identify ways that germs can be spread, see how they can prevent the spreading of germs, and learn appropriate hand washing techniques.
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Nutrition In Me! Club

For Teachers K - 1st
Students practice food safety and hand washing. In this health lesson, students discuss the presence of germs and how to keep yourself safe. Students wash their hands after applying Glo-Germ to see what spots they missed. 
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HIV/AIDS & Other STDs, Day 1: Germs & Risk

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Assist your secondary special education class for understanding risky behavior, hygiene, and STDs. The class discusses how germs spread, how people get sick, and what needs to be done to prevent the spread of communicable diseases. They...
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Hand Washing

For Teachers 7th - Higher Ed
This is an in-service video intended for those in a position of caring for another. It describes how to and why you should wash your hands properly. It could be used at a teacher training course, shown to children or older learners....
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Hand Washing with Soap and Water

For Teachers 7th - Higher Ed
It never hurts to show youngsters how to wash their hands. This video demonstrates the proper way one should wash their hands in order to slow the spread of germs or other contagions. Appropriate for any age or grade level.
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Cover Your Mouth Please!

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders investigate how to slow the spread of germs from coughing and sneezing. In this illness prevention lesson, 2nd graders talk about why people cough and sneeze before telling about ways to prevent the spread of germs. They...
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Germs Experiment 2

For Teachers K - 5th
Students express artistic ideas thru art glitter and science. Students experiment with the theory of how germs spread. Students summarize findings in an art format. Students work in groups to analyze data.
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Germs and the Body

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders explore how germs affect the body and how to deal with them. They research internet websites to discover the detection and protection of germs. Students complete a worksheet to demonstrate germs.
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Germs

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Learners simulate how germs are spread from one person to another. In this biology lesson, students create a skit about the spread of the flu virus. They present their skit in class.
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Inquiry into Infectious Disease: It's a Germy World After All

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students choose a question from a given list and develop an investigation about it. In this biology lesson, students analyze bacterial growth by carrying out a guided experiment. They present their findings in class.
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Germs and the Importance of Washing Your Hands

For Teachers K
Students determine the importance of hand washing through experiments. In this hand washing and germs instructional activity, students listen to a reading of Germs! Germs! Germs! by Bobbi Katz, and discuss what they learn about germs....
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Breaking News: Shopping Carts Covered in Bacteria (5th March, 2011)

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students explore current events by completing several worksheet activities. In this bacteria infections lesson, students read a current news story of the germs associated with shopping carts and how people should protect themselves....
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Bird Flu

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students examine how germs are spread. In this bird flu lesson, students read articles containing information about the bird flu and how to prevent bird flu, washing hands and germs. Students discuss these articles, participate in...
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Making Germ Monsters

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students explore germs. In this literacy and health lesson, students listen to the book Germs! Germs! Germs! by Bobbi Katz and discuss methods that prevent the spreading of germs. Students cut symmetrical shapes out of construction paper...
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Washing Germs Away

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
Students investigate germs. In this cross curriculum health and biology lesson, students listen to Old Black Fly by Jim Aylesworth and identify ways in which flies spread germs. Students discuss hand washing during a visit by the school...
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The Case of the Classroom Cleanup

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students complete activities to learn about germs in their classroom and healthy habits. In this germs and health lesson, students participate in a classroom cleanup activity. Students draw germs on a poster of the classroom and identify...
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Food Safety Lab

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students determine the optimal living conditions for yeast and apply these results to microbes in food. In this microbiology lab lesson, students observe the reaction of yeast to elevated temperatures. They relate these results to safe...
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Germ Busting and Dusting

For Teachers K
Students simulate germs on their hands with flour. In this germs lesson plan, students touch several surfaces to show how a sneeze spreads. Students discuss how to prevent the spread of germs.
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Tag, You're Sick

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Students play a game to model how the immune system works. In this health and wellness lesson, the teacher explains how the immune system works, then students play a game of tag trying to stay away from germs, viruses, and bacteria and...