E-Bug is an exciting, fun and free microbiology, hygiene and health education resource for children and young people from ages 3 – 18.
e-Bug is operated by Public Health England and provides resources for teachers and community groups including lesson plans and courses, interactive activities, handouts and worksheets.
Topics include an introduction to microbes, hand hygiene, respiratory hygiene, food hygiene, vaccinations and antibiotics. e-Bug also has an interactive website for students hosting complementary games, interactive quizzes, disease fact sheets and much more.
All the e-Bug materials are free to download at www.e-Bug.eu, and they are available in 23 different languages!
Please visit the website to learn more about e-Bug, and the projects we are involved with, or contact e-Bug@phe.gov.uk
Early Years Teaching Resources
Student ages 3-5 years are introduced to positive behaviours for hand washing, respiratory and oral hygiene.
Lesson plans are designed to complement the Early Years Foundation Stage framework.
Key Stage 1 Teaching Resources
Students ages 5-7 years are introduced to microbes and continue to learn about positive behaviours for handwashing, respiratory and oral hygiene.
Lesson plans are designed to complement the National Curriculum for Key Stage 1.
Key Stage 2 Teaching Resources
Students ages 7-11 years build on their learnings around microbes and hand, respiratory and oral hygiene.
They are also introduced to the concepts of useful and harmful microbes, food hygiene, animal and farm hygiene, vaccinations and antibiotics.
Lesson plans are designed to complement the National Curriculum for Key Stage 2.
Key Stage 3 Teaching Resources
Students ages 11-14 years build on their learnings around useful and harmfil microbes; hand, respiratory and food hygiene; vaccinations and antibiotics.
They are also introduced to the topic of sexually transmitted infections.
Lesson plans are designed to complement the National Curriculum for Kety Stage 3.
Key Stage 4 Teaching Resources
Student ages 14-16 years build on their learnings around useful and harmful microbes; hand, respiratory and food hygiene; sexually transmitted infections, vaccinations and antibiotics.
Lesson plans are designed to complement the National Curriculum for Key Stage 4.
FREE eBug training for EYFS, KS1 and KS2
This workshop is designed to be a fun, engaging and practical session with a focus on microbes, infection prevention, control and treatment.
The session combines:
Designed to equip educators with the knowledge and confidence to deliver e-Bug resources.
Take a look at our flyer which provides further details about what is on offer.
Places are limited, and restricted to 2 delegates per setting.
E-Bug Training Countdown!
7th March 2022
Click here to view an episode of 'Professor Hallux and Nurse Nanobot' to see how they teach about microbes in the body using the Helitelibubble, Hallux’s amazing invention that can shrink people to the size of an atom!
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