The Elementary Coronavirus Education Kit is an excellent educational tool to use in the classroom, at home, or even at work or community events.
This kit provides an introduction to the key scientific topics surrounding the Coronavirus outbreak. This is a simpler version of our Coronavirus Education Kit and is designed for use in Grades 2 - 7. Through 6 hands-on activities, students will gain an appreciation for virus transmission, better understand the importance of hygienic practices, and begin to understand the consequences and responses of spread through a community.
For younger students, refer to the included teacher guide for ways to optimize their learning experience.
The Kit Includes 6 Hands-On Activities:
1. Testing hand-washing techniques for the removal of simulated viruses and germs on hands; practicing proper hand hygiene
2. Exploring person-to-person virus transmission using Glo Germ Powder
3. Assessing the possibility of surface-to-person transmission
4. Demonstrating droplet-based transmission from a sneeze or cough
5. Finding the source of a virus outbreak in a fictitious scenario
6. Creating a potential solution that could be implemented in the fictitious community to protect citizens, prevent the spread of an infectious disease, and care for infected patients
This Coronavirus Education Kit comes with a multi-page, full-color Teachers Guide, a multi-page reproducible Lab Manual with helpful background information for students, and a multi-page reproducible Student Worksheet.
Use this pandemic lab kit to answer questions such as:
- What is a pandemic?
- What is an epidemic?
- What is a virus vs. bacteria?
- How are infectious diseases spread?
- And more!
Use this kit for an individual or a group of up to 5 students (note: copies of the Student Worksheet and Lab Manual will be required). For a larger group of students, purchase however many Add-On packs you need; each add-on contains the equipment and supplies required for another group of up to 5 students (copies of printed documents required).
Note: This kit contains information related to an ongoing disease outbreak. The facts related to this situation may change rapidly and this kit may not reflect the most up to date information. If you have questions or concerns, consult your doctor or local health officials for more information.
- Take a look at these Teacher Guide sample pages!
- In Activity 4 - Transmission via Droplets, try more Glo Germ powder if your "contaminated" spray is not easily visible!
- SDS Information
The Elementary Coronavirus Education Kit Includes:
- 4 oz of Glo Germ Powder (enough for many, many experiments!)
- 1 Measuring Scoop
- 4 Balloons
- 4 AAA Batteries
- 1 Ultraviolet (LW) LED Mini Black Light
- 1 oz Spray Bottle & Nozzle
- Multi-Page Reproducible Lab Manual
- Multi-Page Reproducible Student Worksheet
- Full-Color, Multi-Page Teacher's Guide
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