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What is in Dust?

Match the Things Found in Dust (Column 1) to their Source (Column 2)

Things Found in Dust
Your Answer
Column 1
Column 2May Come From...
Column 3
A
 Insect parts 
Insect Parts
Letter A matches Number... ?
1
 sink 
Sink
B
 pollen 
Pollen
Letter B matches
Number...?
2
 pillow 
Pillow
C
 spores 
Spores
Letter C matches
Number...?
3
 Dog 
Dog
D
 dust mite 
Dust Mites
Letter D matches
Number...?
4
 flower 
Flowers
E
 skin 
Skin particles
Letter E matches
Number...?
5
 Cockroach 
A roach or any bug/insect

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ANSWERS!

Things Found in Dust
Your Answer
Column 1
May Come From...
Column 3
A
 Insect parts 
Tiny pieces of dead insects are in dust!
5
 Cockroach 
 
B
 pollen 
Pollen grains are made by flowering or cone-bearing plants. Pollen sometimes gets inside too.
4
 flower
C
 spores 
Spores are made by molds in damp places like bathtubs!
1
   sink 
 
D
 dust mite 
Dust mites like to live in our pillows and mattresses!
2
 pillow 
 
E
 skin 
This is a flake of dead skin. Your skin, and the skin of your pets "flake" off and become part of dust!
3
   Dog

 

 

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