Well it’s that time of year when classrooms aren’t full because kids have a cold or the flu. 25% of my students were out today. I’ve been running a fever all afternoon. The only upside to this for me is that I am reminded of a few short video lessons about colds and flu.
Colds, the Flu, and You is a video from SciShow Kids that is appropriate for elementary school classrooms.
How is a cold or flu passed from person to person and what exactly is it doing to your body? NPR answers those questions in the following animated video.
Did you get your flu shot this year? This TED-Ed lesson explains why you should get one every year.
Here’s one more explanation of the difference between a cold and flu.