CFA has produced new and engaging resources to support teaching about microorganisms to primary pupils
The lesson resources include a lesson plan, PowerPoint presentation and pupil copy-masters.
Lesson activities include hand washing for hygiene, playing MicroTrumps
using CFA Top Trump
cards and making MicroTrump
cards based on research.
Sets of MicroTrump
cards are available from the CFA website
visit the CFA website
National Curriculum links
Year 2 Programme of Study: Animals, including humans:
• Pupils should be taught to describe the importance for humans of hygiene.
Year 6 Programme of Study: Living
things and their habitats
•Pupils should be taught to describe how living
things are classified into broad groups according to common observable
characteristics and based on similarities and differences,including
To download the lesson resources, Click
on the following link and choose the 'save
To use the files from the Zip folder, you will need to extract them by
right clicking on the folder and choosing the 'extract all' option.