What Happened to the Dinosaurs©
Story 4
Words to Know:
germ – the smallest form of a living thing, especially those that cause disease. We saw the germs by looking in the microscope.
This is a story about dinosaurs, but it is also about staying strong and healthy.
Read Story Aloud:
What was it that killed many of the dinosaurs?
How small are some germs?
(A thousand times smaller than ants.)
How can we see germs?
Can you name some things that carry germs?
What are some of the things we can do to keep the bad germs away?
What are some of the things we have today that keeps us safe from bad germs?
Enrichment: (Optional)
Discuss the importance of good health and cleanliness: washing hands, brushing teeth, sleep and diet.
Character Traits:
Hygiene: (Following rules for preserving good health.)
Self-worth: (Taking care of mind and body.)
Wisdom: (Using knowledge to avoid that which is harmful to our well-being?)