This personal hygiene unit has been developed for multiple primary grade levels. In this unit, students will develop an understanding of the importance of hand washing by rubbing their clean and dirty hands on slices of bread or prepared petri dishes with nutrient agar (depending on which lab you choose to have your students participate in).
Included in this 40 page mini-unit:
-Background information on the lab
-Teacher notes for both types of labs (including a recipe for homemade nutrient agar for the petri dishes)
-6 different levels of labs using bread bread as the medium.
-6 different levels of labs using nutrient agar in petri dishes as the medium.
-A graphic organizer for each type of lab.
-A hand washing poem/song to post in your classroom
Dotted Font: Kathy Law (http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Store/Kathy-Law)
Large blue dots background: The Hazel Owl (http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Store/The-Hazel-Owl)
Children and Germs graphics: Scrappin Doodles (www.scrappindoodles.com)
This mini-unit is not permitted for resale/commercial use. You may use this mini-unit for personal use in your classroom.
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