Harmful Microbes

Microbial infections are found across the world. Harmful Microbes, introduces students to the variety of infectious diseases across the globe caused by harmful microbes.

Students are required to act as scientists and group a range of diseases under different headings in order to address a range of problems which may arise. By carrying out this activity students learn that it is not always easy to identify and treat a disease.

A classroom debate is the focus of this extension activity. Students research an ongoing scientific conundrum - are we too clean or not clean enough?






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