Life Science - COVID-19: Germ Spreading

In this MEL Academy lesson your children will:

  • learn about disease and germs
  • understand how germs spread
  • prepare you own sanitizer

Lesson time

5:00am   PST (San Francisco, Seattle, ...)
6:00am   MST (Phoenix, Denver, ...)
7:00am   CST (Chicago, Houston, ...)
8:00am   EST (New York, Toronto, ...)
1:00pm   GMT (London, ...)

Lesson duration: 45-55 minutes.

Prepare in advance

In this lesson, we will conduct several DIY experiments. Prepare in advance household materials shown below.

DIY Materials

  Ground pepper
  a plate
  liquid soap
  a rod
  isopropyl alcohol
  3% hydrogen peroxyide
  (optional) spray bottle


This lesson is presented by Daniel Sullivan:

Daniel Sullivan

Daniel Sullivan is a hugely enthusiastic and experienced ex-head of science with over 20 years of teaching experience. He is now running a science teacher training company and is looking forward to engaging with students once again.