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Germs Away! The ABCs of Hand Washing

This title is a part of the series Prevent the Flu: It's Up to You!


Catalogue Number:  MCI028
Producer:  McIntyre Media Inc.
Subject:  Health and Medicine
Language:  English
Grade Level:  PreK - 2
Country Of Origin:  Canada
Copyright Year:  2008
Running Time:  6
Closed Captions:  Yes


DVD Price:  $129.00
3yr K-12 Stream Price :  $129.00
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Hands spread 80% of common infectious diseases like colds and flu. So how can we prevent this? It's simple! Hand washing is the most important thing we can do to keep from getting sick. It's a fact! Health Canada and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have proven it.

Host Tara informs young children how to keep those nasty germs away in this fun-filled program. This 6 minute video gives students in Preschool to Grade 2 simple facts about hand washing - why it's important, when to do it, and most importantly, how to do it properly. Along the way, they also learn about germs and the importance of keeping their hands away from their eyes, mouth and nose.


LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

Following the viewing of this video program, students should:

  • Understand why correct hand washing is important.
  • Understand when to wash hands.
  • Demonstrate correct hand washing techniques.
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"succinctly covers the topic of the importance of hand washing - appropriate for Health and Physical Well Being curriculum."  Resource Links


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