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Knitted Microbes

Glasgow City of Science worked with all primary schools in Glasgow on a hand hygiene project 2014 that involved an introduction to microbes. We thought that a good way to introduce this is through small fluffy microbes.
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Aren't these perfect! 9 knitted swine flu #microbes all the way from Caithness - wonderful :-) http://www.glasgowcityofscience.com/get-involved/knitting-microbes

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Swine flu knitted #microbes from Edderton, near Tain. Thanks for sending for our hand hygiene project in Glasgow! #KnitMeAFriend http://www.glasgowcityofscience.com/get-involved/knitting-microbes

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An assortment of #microbes from Cardiff. Thank you so much for knitting these for the hand hygiene lesson. Appreciate your hard work and time :-) #KnitMeAFriend http://www.glasgowcityofscience.com/get-involved/knitting-microbes

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Mycobacterium tuberculosis (or TB) #microbes - these normally go for the lungs, but can also affect other organs http://www.glasgowcityofscience.com/get-involved/knitting-microbes

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A gaggle of miscellaneous #microbes - some friendly, some perhaps not so :-) http://www.glasgowcityofscience.com/get-involved/knitting-microbes

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Swine flu #microbes - looking right back at you! http://www.glasgowcityofscience.com/get-involved/knitting-microbes

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#microbes of the knitted variety - thank you for sending these :-) http://www.glasgowcityofscience.com/get-involved/knitting-microbes

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Plethora of Penicillium #microbes from County Durham - amazing! http://www.glasgowcityofscience.com/get-involved/knitting-microbes

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#microbes mountain with Glasgow Science Centre's Homunculus & Prof Tracey Howe from Glasgow City of Science/Glasgow Caledonian University - massive thanks to all the knitters across the world! http://www.glasgowcityofscience.com/get-involved/knitting-microbes

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A mound of penicillium #microbes knitted to support Glasgow's hand hygiene project http://www.glasgowcityofscience.com/get-involved/knitting-microbes

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