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Germs Make Me Sick!

Reading Rainbow Episodes - Germs Make Me Sick
Reading Rainbow Episodes - Germs Make Me Sick
MSRP: $59.95
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Order Number: 126.0034
Format : DVD
Theme: Staying healthy by learning good health habits is an important part of growing up.

Our world is shared with millions of micro-organisms. In this feature book they explain what germs are, how bacteria and viruses affect the human body, and how the body fights against them. 
 
Using a microscope LeVar discovers what germs really look like and talks to lab scientists about germs, and habits that can keep us healthy. A visit to an organic farm illustrates how micro-organisms are important to growing food.
Author: Melvin Berger
Publisher: HarperCollins
 
Field Trip Segments
Finding Out About Germs - Using a microscope, LeVar discovers what germs really look like.
How Your Body Fights Germs - Animation featuring the body's defense team works in action.
How Bacteria Can Help - A visit to an organic farm illustrates how micro-organisms are important to growing food.
 
Book Reviews – The Microscope by Maxine Kumin; Guess What? by Beau Gardner; Teddy Bears Cure A Cold by Susanna Gertz.
 

A CD-ROM is also available for this episode.

Use this episode to further enhance your science curriculum.  Science Concepts: observation, documentation, comparison, use of microscope. measurement.
Click here for Science Teacher’s Guide

Click here for  Theme Lesson Plan -- "Science Comes Alive"

Click here for Parent/Family Activity 


Rights granted with purchase include: a) life of media audiovisual use and  b) public performance.

Ideal for Grades: K - 4
Duration: 30 minutes
Closed Captioned
©GPN / WNED-TV
Series #126

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