Explore how bacteria and viruses spread through a population.
- NGSS-aligned with MS-LS2
- Use clear solutions and a color-changing indicator to model a classroom infection
- Record potential infection events and practice contract tracing
- Discuss different types of infections and different detection techniques
- Contains everything you need to complete the activity in 30 min!
Infectious agents such as bacteria and viruses can spread rapidly through a population and cause widespread disease and death. In this experiment, your students will use colored solutions to simulate the spreading of a disease in the classroom.
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Caution: Components may be stored at room temperature.