Active Time
10-20 minutes
Total Project Time
10-20 minutes
Key Concepts
Health, disease transmission, hygiene

Introduction

Do you cover your coughs and sneezes? How far do you think the droplets can travel if you do not cover them? Why is this important to help prevent the spread of diseases like COVID-19? Try this activity to find out!

Credits

Ben Finio, PhD, Science Buddies
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Materials

  • Spray bottle
  • Water
  • Newspaper
    Materials for spray bottle sneeze STEM activity

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Active Time
10-20 minutes
Total Project Time
10-20 minutes
Key Concepts
Health, disease transmission, hygiene
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