Seeing a Sneeze

It is the season for coughs and colds.

Today we learned how fast a sneeze can travel (as fast as a car on the motorway) and we talked about how sneezing and coughing can spread germs.

With the help of a balloon, cornflour, glitter and a pin, we got to see how germs can travel and then spread if we don’t catch the sneeze or cough in our tissues or in our elbows: