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Marvellous Microbes II: Hand Hygiene

From the Microbiology Society, these resources help children to think about how important it is to keep their hands clean to avoid spreading harmful microbes. Marvellous microbes: issue two This comic strip follows the story of a small girl and illustrates how important it is to wash her hands...

Microbes on the Menu

Produced by the Microbiology Society, this information booklet describes the positive contributions that micro-organisms make to the production of food. Microbes are often associated with food poisoning or food spoilage. However, without microbes there would be no bread, cheese, beer or chocolate. This booklet...

Down the Plughole

From the Microbiology Society, this resource contains information about biofilms. These are communities of microbial cells attached to a surface. For example, the slime lining plugholes and drains or the rough deposit that can coat teeth at the end of the day. The information clearly describes: * What are biofilms...

Travellers' Diarrhoea: Boil It, Peel It, Cook It, Wash It or Forget It!

This resource, from the Microbiology Society, gives an overview of the microbes that cause traveller’s diarrhoea (TD), how the infection is transmitted, how it is treated and how it can be prevented. TD is the most common illness that affects international travellers and each year 20–60% of globetrotters, an...

Marvellous Microbes III: Dental Plaque

Produced by the Microbiology Society, these activities explore the microbes that cause dental plaque and tooth decay. [b]Marvellous Microbes issue three[/b] This comic strip shows a dentist explaining how plaque forms on teeth from saliva, food and bacteria. The dentist shows how a disclosing tablet can stain the...

Marvellous Microbes I: the Pasteurs

These materials, from the Microbiology Society look at the work of Louis Pasteur and helps students to understand the growth of yeast. There are three resources that can be used together or separately and are suitable for Key Stage Two or Three students.

Marvellous microbes This comic strip...

The Why, When, and How of Hand Washing

This brightly coloured leaflet from the Microbiology Society explains how good hand hygiene can reduce the spread of infection and also help prevent food poisoning. Specially designed, bold cartoons are used to illustrate the key points together with a list of fascinating facts about microbial transmission. It is...

Couch Potato or Elite Athlete? Finding the Happy Medium

This resource, from the Microbiology Society, gives an overview of role of the immune system and how it is affected by training intensity. Exercise can have both a positive and negative effect on immune function and can influence an individual’s vulnerability to...

Triple Science Case Study: Using Student Voice

From triple science support, this case study illustrates how a school has used student questionnaires and focus groups...

Triple Science Case Study: Identifying Students Early

From triple science support, this case study illustrates how a school used a combination of identifying potential triple science students as early as Year Eight...

Triple Science Case Study: Inspiring Through Enhancement and Enrichment

From triple science support, this case study illustrates the steps taken by a school in moving away from a stereotypical view of triple science as being academic...

Triple Science Case Study: Providing Lessons Outside the School Day

From triple science support, this case study illustrates how a school provided extra lessons before school to...

Triple Science Case Study: Collaboration with the Maths Department

From triple science support, this case study illustrates how a school's science and mathematics departments...

Triple Science Case Study: Steering Students Towards Triple Science

From triple science support, this case study illustrates how a school changed the options system to make triple...

Triple Science Case Study: An Alternative Approach to Homework

From triple science support, this case study illustrates how a school has challenged students who reported finding...

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