Apples and Handwashing: "We put a clean apple slice in one jar. We passed another apple slice around the class as we came in from recess with dirty hands. We have been observing the two jars in the science center. This is the difference after 8 days - gross! (This picture doesn't really show the mold.)" - A great way to teach about germs.
FREEBIE!! Cold and flu season is just around the corner. Help your students remember to practice good hygiene habits with the "Germ Stopping Song." The "Germ Stopping Song and poster is a fun way to remind students to cover their coughs and sneezes, use tissues, and wash their hands. It is sung to the tune of "Row Row Row Your Boat" and goes like this: "Co-ver when we cough! Co-ver when we sneeze! Use a tissue. Wash our hands. Keep our own germs please!
Flies are among the most common pests and can multiply quickly. While purchasing fly traps from hardware stores and grocery stores is always an option, you can easily make your own homemade fly traps from a few simple ingredients that are probably already in your kitchen pantry.
"Menstrual rags were considered dangerous, precisely because they facilitated a dangerous mixing of germs and gases in a warm place" (Brumberg, 38).This pin warns of the dangers of what tampons contain and how forms of hygiene products can be harmful.