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Module Summary
Students learn about the ubiquity of bacteria and the diverse nature of those organisms.
Also, they discover proper biosafety techniques including handwashing and disposal of biohazardous materials in
order to prevent illness and contamination. Bacterial resistance to antibiotics is discussed and related to the
medical field.

Grade Levels

Module Materials (view or download)
Environmental Bacteria
Funky Breathe Lab

Module Activity Overview Estimated Class Time
Environmental Bacteria 1 (45 min) class
Funky Breathe Lab 1 (45 min) class

Last updated: 6/19/2015