Allergies and Allergens
© Maria Arnolda Willemsen
The Allergy Busters Teacher’s Guide uses an integrated approach including survey techniques and graphing to help students learn about allergies and allergy-causing organisms. The guide features the following hands-on activities.
What's My Allergy? - Using Survey Techniques to Gather Information
The Birthday Party Menu - Meal Planning with Allergies in Mind
Pardon My Dust - Investigating Airborne Sources of Allergies
From Where Does Pollen Come? - Flowering Plant Reproduction
Pollen in Your Region - Tracking Pollen Counts
Cockroach Patrol - Cockroach Reproduction and Allergies
Go Fish for Allergens - Use Your Knowledge to Win!
Your Story - Using Information
Though most appropriate for use with elementary school students, these activities have been used successfully with students in other grade levels.
Note: This publication is the field-test version. Results from the field-test, currently under review, may alter the final contents of the guide.
Funded by the following grant(s)
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, NIH
Grant Number: 4R25AI097453