Safety Smart ® Science Germs & Your Health Recommended for grades 4,5,6,7,8

By exploring the science of health and germs, Bill Nye the Science Guy shows students how hand-washing, getting nutritious foods, and getting enough exercise and sleep can help the human body fight illness. Taking care of the body isn’t just important to health and well-being, it’s also Safety Smart®!

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TOPICS COVERED

  • Germ Transmission (Direct and Indirect Contact)
  • Communicable and Non-Communicable diseases
  • Effective hand washing
  • Bacteria and Viruses
  • How to maintain a healthy immune system

OBJECTIVES

  • Students will understand bacteria and viruses and how they are spread
  • Students will understand that the most effective way to avoid spreading germs is to wash hands
  • Students will identify ways to maintain a healthy immune system

 

National Health Standards Met

  • Standard 7: Students will demonstrate the ability to practice health-enhancing behaviours and avoid or reduce health risks
  • Standard 8: Students will demonstrate the ability to advocate for personal, family, and community health

 

National Science Standards Met

  • Content Standard C: Life Science
  • Content Standard F: Science in Personal and Social Perspectives

ACTIVITIES AND ASSIGNMENTS

Safety Smart Science with Bill Nye the Science
Guy: Germs & Your Helath digital insturction
course
40m
STUDENT ASSIGNMENTS:
Quiz 15m
Crossword Puzzle 15m
CLASSROOM ACTIVITIES
Count the Ways 15m
Attention, Please 30m
Read the Label 15m
Word Jumble 15m
Word Search 15m

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