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Yucky Stuff (Grossology) A to Z


It’s certainly not my favorite subject, but the field of “Grossology” has become a big hit with kids who like to learn about the world and stuff that most of us think is yucky.  Learning about the field of Grossology is a great way to introduce different aspect of science and experiments into your Alphabet Summer.  
A – acne
B  -
bacteria, blood, burping, bats, blisters, bile, bed bugs, back wash
C-
cockroaches, cud, cigarette
D –
dandruff, dust mites, dissection, double dipping
E –
earwax, eels, eye lash mites
F –
farts, fleas
G –
germ
H –
halitosis (bad breath)
I –
insects
J –
jellyfish
K –
kopi luwak
L –
leeches, lice, litter, belly button lint
M –
maggot, mucus, mold, mildew
O –
body odor
P –
parasites, pee, poop, pus
R –
rats, rashes
S –
scabs, skunks, slugs, snakes, snot, spiders, spitting, slime, scat
T –
ticks, toilets, tobacco chew, tumor, tape worms
V –
viruses, vomit, vultures
W –
worms, warts
 

Here are some books and websites you may want to check out:
Grossology (series) by Sylvia Branzei
Oh, Yuck!: The Encyclopedia of Everything Nasty by Joy Masoff

makingfriends.com/yucky.htm
flint.lib.mi.us/fpl/grossology/

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