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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 2 May 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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