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Girl and Microscope   VIRUS LINKS

Stalk the Mysterious Microbe...find out all there is to know about microbes

Question Marks     What are Germs?

Watch a movie about Bird Flu and how viruses get inside a cell

  • What is Chicken Pox?
  • What is West Nile Virus?
  • What is HIV and Aids?

Man blowing  his noseWhat is the FLU? Do you have fever, chills, cough, body aches, headaches, an earache or sinus problems? You might have an infection called INFLUENZA, otherwise known as THE FLU.

FlagellaView this movie about the immune system and HIV from BrainPop

Dive into the topic of Avian Flu

Examine this photo of bacteria that exists on a contact lens and a tooth

Your body has its very own super hero fighting system... Delve into The Immune Platoon
Girl ans Microscope

Infection Detection Protection

from the American Museum of Natural History

Man in a Mask Operation: Infection Detection
     Did you know that CAVITIES are caused by microbes?
Tooth Decay
Links for Teachers School House

Sick MooseThe Big Picture Book of Viruses "The Big Picture Book of Viruses is intended to serve as both a catalog of virus pictures on the Internet and as an educational resource to those seeking more information about viruses. "
Experiments in microbiology
Let your students muck around with paint, pondwarer , dirt and other fun stuff...


Investigate this Kids Page about Rabies

Lesson Plans: Book
How long can a germ hang around?

Germs and the Body

Teach about Microbes

Petri DishCurrent issues in microbiology - Antibiotic resistance For Teachers

"Influenza, The worse epidemic the USA has ever known", by PBS includes a teacher guide that accompanies the film.
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