Grooming is a Good Thing


Grade Level: Kindergarten
Health Topic: Hygiene
Subjects: Health, Science, Language Arts, Math

Time of year: Spring, Fall

Overall Objective: The students will demonstrate an understanding of hygiene by observing and recording insect grooming, and by predicting its importance. They will construct a fly trap, use it to collect house flies, and observe the flies grooming. They will compare and contrast the fly's grooming techniques and their own.

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