* Fun experiment that let students to visualize the spread of disease in a class population
* Materials required for this experiment are simple and non-hazardous
* Students in small groups can work together and use their problem solving skills to identify “Patient Zero” – the original person carrying the disease
*A great activity to lead into other topics. Depending on class level, follow up topics could include: public health initiatives, virus, flu season, tuberculosis, STD, HIV/AIDS, etc.
*Duration: 30 - 40 minutes depending on class size and number of exchanges performed.
Grade level: Grade 8 - 12
Tags: SNC1D, SNC1P, SNC2D, SNC2P, SNC4M, SBI3U