Micro-organisms - What are they?  Where are they found? - fungi, bacteria, protozoa, viruses.

Micro-organisms for Kids - fun science game.

NEOK12- Micro-organisms for Kids - definition of a micro-organism, videos, bacteria games & jigsaws.   

Viruses & Bacteria

Biology4Kids - organisms & microbes.

What are Germs?

Bacteria - good or bad?

Common Childhood Illnesses - what they are called, symptoms & treatment (chickenpox, whooping cough, scarlet fever, hand foot & mouth).

How Stuff Works - Infectious Diseases.

Amazing health facts for kids.

How the flu virus works

Chickenpox (Varicella Zoster virus)

Chikenpox (varicella)​


Chickenpox - Prevention

Chicken Pox - fact sheet for kids

Hand, foot and mouth disease
- coxsakie virus

Hand, foot and mouth disease​

Hand, foot and mouth disease

Measles - What is it?  How do you get it?


Measles - including symptoms, treatment and prevention

Measles -also called Rubella

Signs and symptoms of Mumps - read the headings on the side

Diseases and conditons Mumps​

Mumps and the Vaccine (shot) to prevent it​​

Mumps – including symptoms, treatment and prevention

Whooping Cough fast facts - also called Pertussis

Whooping Cough (Pertussis)


Whooping Cough - Identify, protect and prevent

10 Essential facts about Whooping Cough​

Antibiotics - video to watch for useful information. Also click on links on the side of video.