Microorganisms and UV Light!

As part of their science topic about microorgansims Yr.6 looked at the importance of washing hands to prevent the spread of viruses and bacteria.  We looked at the rhinovirus and coronovirus. We used glitter paint and a special gel, which was invisible to the naked eye but showed up under UV light, to look at the impact of different hand washing strategies.  We looked at government guidelines for hand washing and realised why they are so important. 

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