|Here are some great materials
on the Internet and books you can find at your local library.
Books For Kids
Dirt and Grime Like You've Never Seen! By Vicki Cobb
Why is Soap so Slippery? And Other Bathtime Questions by Catherine Ripley,
illustrated by Scot Ritchie
The Magic School Bus Inside Ralphie: A Book About Germs by Joanna Cole,
illustrated by Bruce Degen
Germs! Germs! Germs! By Bobbi Katz, illustrated by Steve Bjorkman
Germs Make Me Sick! By Melvin Berger, illustrated by Marilyn Hafner
Little Bear Brushes His Teeth by Jutta Langreuter, illustrated by Vera Sobat
Books For Grown Ups
How to Prevent Food Poisoning: A Practical Guide to Safe Cooking, Eating and
Food Handling by Elizabeth Scott and Paul Sockett
Food\ for You and Your Family-The American Dietetic Association Nutrition
Now Series, Mildred McInnes Cody
National Fight BAC!® Campaign
This site includes materials for the public, media, and teachers and
parents. It has a wealth of fun activities and graphics along with ways
to keep food borne illness from contaminating your food and your family.
This site includes lesson plans for teachers, activities that can be
done at home as well as definitions of germs and bacteria related vocabulary.
Home Food Safety: It's in Your
Included in this interactive site are links to other helpful web sites
and the ability to ask an expert your food related questions. They also
provide an interactive kitchen activity to help teach the do's and don'ts
of food preparation.
The Cooperative Extension Service is a great resource for
asking questions about foodborne illness. Most counties have an Extension
agent you can speak with by phone or email. Your state Extension office
can also direct you to additional resources.
Find your Extension Service in the phone book. They are usually listed
in the government pages (in the front) under Extension.
Try using a search engine and searching for the name of your state and
'Extension Service'. You will probably find a directory of Extension personnel
you can contact directly.
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