Germs!


This Topic Mini-Research & Literature Web Page was designed for Ms. Melton's Kindergarten Class at Ben Hill Primary School.
Designed by Ashley Tucker, a Valdosta State University Preservice Teacher




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What are germs?
Click here to find out information about germs!
Click here to see a music video about germs!
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How are germs spread?
Click here to see a story about how germs are spread!
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When should you wash your hands?
Click here to see when to wash your hands!
Click here to see a video about germs and how they can harm us!
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What is the correct way to wash your hands?
Click here to watch a video about washing hands.
Click here to play a sequence game about washing your hands!
Click here to watch a music video about washing your hands!


Mini-Research Real World Activity

    Now that you have learned new and interesting facts about germs, The Department of Germ Free Schools needs your help. The germs are out of control. People are getting sick! Germs are growing larger and we need to find a way to stop them.The Department of Germ Free Schools needs you to make a poster showing how to prevent germs from spreading! Remember that the schools are depending on you! You can help the schools become germ free once again!
Steps To Complete Real World Activity

1) Search through the websites provided to find out ways to prevent germs from spreading.

2)Use the poster provided to draw a picture of your prevention.
 
3)After drawing your picture, write a sentence telling ways to prevent the spreading of germs.

4)Finally, hang your picture somewhere in the school to help solve the problem of germs!



Topic Literature Activity

Germs make me sick

Germs Make Me Sick!

by Melvin Berger
illustrated by Marylin Hafner



Topic Literature Activity
A.Germs Learning about germs  and how to prevent them from    spreading can be fun! Lets listen to a fun music video about interesting facts on germs.
B. Four questions of understanding about Germs Make Me Sick!

1. How would you describe a germ?

2. Where do you find germs?

3. What kind of sicknesses can you get from germs?

4. What are some ways you can prevent yourself from getting germs?

C. Two critical thinking questions based on the book we read.

1. If you could get rid of all the germs in the world, how would you do it?

2.What would the world be like without germs?


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