e-Bug is a free educational resource for classroom and home use and makes learning about micro-organisms, the spread, prevention and treatment of infection fun and accessible for all students.
Throughout these teacher sections you will find
- detailed lesson plans
- fun student worksheets
- extension activities
- Activity demonstrations
- MS PowerPoint presentations to assist with the more difficult aspects of microbiology.
All activities and plans have been designed to complement the National Curriculum. The student pages complement the teacher resources by providing online games, revision pages and lots more to continue the learning experience at home.
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The Assembly Activities Pack details fun, interactive and visual activities that are ideal for use in assemblies. Topics include microbes, and the spread, prevention and treatment of infection, including antibiotics and antibiotic resistance. The activities can be used during a school science week or to align with a national health campaign.
Activities include ‘The Snot Gun’, glitter hands and a balloon popping antibiotic resistant activity!
The e-Bug have developed Peer Education resources for use in schools. These resources allow students to act as peer educators by delivering e-Bug activities to other students in their school. Through peer education, students can develop a range of skills such as confidence and communication whilst also increasing their knowledge.
To download the resources and find out more, visit our peer education webpage here.
Beat the Bugs is a fun and interactive community hygiene course which aims to increase awareness and change behaviour around hygiene, self-care and antibiotics.
The course covers an Introduction to Microbes, Hand and Respiratory hygiene, Food hygiene, Oral hygiene, Antibiotics and Self-care.
This course can be used with a range of community groups. To find out more and download the resources, visit the Beat the Bugs webpage here.
In 2012 we broke a Guinness World Record for the largest simultaneous hand hygiene lesson plan at multiple venues. Well done to all the schools who participated! Read about it here.
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