K - 3 Learning Pages:
Resources for Kindergarten to Grade 3 teachers

 List Serve - Web Resources

Health and Nutrition - Germs

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - http://www.cdc.gov/flu/school/ Articles and school materials

Do Bugs Need Drugs? http://www.dobugsneeddrugs.org/ Alberta initiative for wise use of antibiotics; excellent resources for teachers.

Food Safety for Educators http://www.accupos.com/pos-articles/accupos-food-safety-materials-for-educators.php  Thanks to Mrs. Sullivan's class as her students found the link and wanted to pass along this page all about food borne bacteria and the importance of washing our hands

Germs, Germs Everywhere - http://library.thinkquest.org/J002353/ A great site prepared by kids.

Germ Squirm Kids and Food Handling - http://www.ext.vt.edu/pubs/preschoolnutr/348-653/348-653.html Helping children learn at a young age...

Glitter Germs - http://www.teachers.net/lessons/posts/1887.html Use glitter and lotion for hand-washing exercise.

Glo Germ - http://pbskids.org/dragonflytv/show/glogerm.html A couple of experiments

Infection Detection - http://www.amnh.org/nationalcenter/infection/infectionindex.html American Museum of Natural History has prepared this site - informative, graphic, interesting.

Miss Bindergarten Stays Home From Kindergarten - http://www.readwritethink.org/lessons/lesson_view.asp?id=241 Using this book for springboarding a lesson on germs.

Spreading Germs - http://www.canteach.ca/elementary/life24.html Using cooked rice, a hands-on experiment; links to similar sites.

Units4Teachers - http://www.units4teachers.com/PDF/handwashing.pdf A downloadable file

What are Germs? - http://kidshealth.org/kid/talk/qa/germs.html Kids Health description of  bacteria, viruses, fungi, protozoa.