What will you learn?
In this section students observe on a large scale how far germs are carried when they sneeze, and learn that covering your mouth with a tissue, or your sleeve (not your hand) can prevent the spread of infection.
- "Super sneeze" experiment where students observe how far germs in a sneeze can spread and how to stop the germs from a sneeze spreading
- "Super slimy snot" recipes and fact sheets
- "Super sneezes" word search game
- Learn that there can be harmful microbes in your sneezes.
- Learn that microbes can travel through the air.
- Understand that if you sneeze into your hand you should always wash your hand afterwards.
- Understand that microbes can spread to others through sneezes.
- Understand that sneezes can spread germs a long way.
- Understand that sneezing into a tissue, or into your sleeve (not your hands) is the best way to stop the spread of colds and flu germs.
- Two tables to create a 'runway'
- Pump action spray bottle
- Face mask (optional)
- Flip-chart paper or wallpaper lining
- Science: Working Scientifically, Living things and their habitats
- English: Reading & Comprehension
- RSHE: Health & Prevention
- Mathematics: Comparing measurements