Antibiotic Resistance (Science)


With the health concerns about antibiotic resistance in the news world wide, this lesson presents and engages students in the problem of antibiotic resistance.


Almost all students at this age will have been given antibiotics at one time or another. Certainly, all students will have been sick, and will have some thoughts about getting sick and getting well. In this lesson, students will be introduced to antibiotics, antibiotic resistance, and the concerns we have for human health world regarding this issue world-wide.

Lesson Times

5 Minutes
Vocab / Foldable Activity
20 Minutes
PowerPoint /Pair share
20 Minutes
KWL Chart / Exit
5 Minutes

Industries / Subjects / Grades

K-12 Subjects
  • Science
Grade Levels
  • 9
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12

Standards and Objectives

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