Students will observe and learn about how and how quickly germs spread from person to person.
- cooked rice
- zip-loc bag
- Pour rice into a zip-loc bag.
- Ask students to stand in a circle.
- Begin by putting your hand in the rice and getting a lot of rice sticking to your hand then shake hands with a child beside you. That child shakes hands with the person next to them and so on and so on.
- The rice should stick to all the hands and works the same way germs do when people shake each other’s hands.