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Parasites: Our Tiny Companions

Students consider parasites that seek human hosts. They prepare nutrient agar plates and cultivate samples of bacteria taken from their own bodies. They experiment with disinfectants and soaps to determine which method kills the most bacteria.

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Resource Details

Grade
4th - 9th
Subjects
Science
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
5 days
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
Year
2001