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96 resources with the keyterm germs

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Antibiotic Attack

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Students examine how antibiotics work and why they are effective. In 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.  Students play...
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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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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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Germs

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Students 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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Food Safety Lab

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers 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...
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Hygiene for Health

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students demonstrate the ability to practice good hygiene habits through activities, field trips, internet games, and group discussions. They focus on all areas of hygiene including washing hands, shampooing hair, showering, and brushing...
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Pre-Assessment Activity: What Do You Know About Microbes?

For Teachers 5th - 8th
In an introductory lesson, 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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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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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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Read a Tonsil Poem

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
Students examine tonsils. In this tonsil lesson, students review what tonsils are and how they help our bodies stay healthy. Students read a tonsil poem and discuss.
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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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Potato Experiment

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Spur a discussion of germs using this lesson. Learners conduct an experiment with potatoes to determine how germs are transmitted. They then discuss ways to prevent the spread of germs. The emphasis is on hand washing.
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Germs Experiment 2

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

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Learners examine how germs are spread. In this bird flu lesson plan, students read articles containing information about the bird flu and how to prevent bird flu, washing hands and germs. Learners discuss these articles, participate in...
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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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Healthy Hand Washing

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students define what germs are and how germs are spread. They identify the five most important times to wash their hands and create a book for the classroom about hand washing.
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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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Healthy Collage

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Even though this lesson focuses on germs in a unscientific way, it could be enriched to provide a more complete experience. Learners look at pictures and identify places germs congregate, like on phones, unwashed produce, and garbage...
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Tag, You're Sick

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Learners 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...
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Germs Experiment

For Teachers K - 8th
Students observe how germs grow on three germ covered potato slices and one control slice. They study the scientific method, how germs form and the importance of hand washing.
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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.