Germs

Germs are tiny microbes that can cause illness and disease. It is important to remember that not all microbes are bad. You have more microbe cells in your body than human cells and they are all working to keep you healthy!

Germs though… we don’t like those microbes! In this activity, we will explore how to get rid of germs on your hands.


Germs

Watch as Miss Amelia demonstrates how to investigate the powers of soap.


For more information on this topic, check out the following websites:

“COVID 19”: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ctF5aMV05kM

“Is hand sanitizer bad for my microbiome?”: https://www.popsci.com/is-hand-sanitizer-bad-for-my-microbiome/?utm_source=internal&utm_medium=email

“Germs in Your Kitchen”: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3uIv-JFguXU

Scientists Watch Germs Evolve into Superbugs” Reading and Video: https://www.sciencenewsforstudents.org/article/scientists-watch-germs-evolve-superbugs

Classroom Teachers! Download the student worksheet and instructor guide to complete activity with your students.


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