PBS Kids: Sid the Science Kid's Journey of a Germ
PBS Kids

Sid and his friends learn a song about the journey of a germ.

DNA Decoded: Why Bats? Disease Transmission to Humans
DNA Decoded

By analyzing the connection between bats and humans in the transmission of pathogens like COVID-19, students will learn about disease mutations and how epidemiologists track and fight disease outbreaks.

AirSpace: Mask, Gloves, Soap, Scrubs (Season 3|Ep.3)
Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum

With everyone quarantining, it’s like spring cleaning never ended this year—and as important as cleanliness is here on Earth, it’s really, really important when you’re headed for outer space.  

But Why?: Explaining Coronavirus To Kids, And The Science Of Soap
But Why?

We’re answering questions about the virus with infectious disease doctor Krutika Kuppalli, who studies global pandemics. And chemistry professor Palli Thordarson, from the University of New South Wales on the science of why washing your hands with plain old soap and water is so effective against germs.

Science Rules! Your Relationship (With Your Germs)
Science Rules!

Microbial ecologist Peg Riley of University of Massachusetts Amherst returns to Science Rules to counsel listeners on their relationship with their microbiome.

Short Wave: One Of The Germiest Places In The Airport
Short Wave (NPR)

Niina Ikonen and Carita Savolainen-Kopra from the Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare studied high-traffic areas in the Helsinki airport to identify where germs were most prevalent.

The Vaccine Makers Project: Meet the Germs
The Vaccine Makers Project

Students learn about the differences between viruses and bacteria to understand that disease arises from different kinds of agents.

Ask A Biologist: Let the Germs Begin
Arizona State University, Ask A Biologist

This activity introduces students to pathogens or “germs” and how they are transmitted.