the magic of soap

the magic of soap

the magic of soap

march 24

STEAMwork science exploration shows the magic of soap and why we use it to wash our hands! We can all have fun, but still do our part to stay safe and healthy. Follow along with Domonique and share your favorite 20 second hand-washing songs with us!

what you’ll need:

oil

liquid soap

water

a bowl

additional resources

Show Me the Science – Guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Keeping hands clean is one of the most important steps we can take to avoid getting sick and spreading germs to others. Many diseases and conditions are spread by not washing hands with soap and clean, running water. CDC recommends cleaning hands in a specific way to avoid getting sick and spreading germs to others. The guidance for effective handwashing and use of hand sanitizer was developed based on data from a number of studies.

What are microbes? Microbes are tiny living organisms that may or may not cause disease. What are germs? Germs, or pathogens, are kinds of microbes that can cause disease.