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DIY Experiments: The science of snot from Eureka! Lab

DIY Science: How far does a sneeze travel? Snot science! Science News for Students

The first in Science News for Students’ Eureka! Lab video series is now live. The video and three accompanying blog posts show how to set up your own snotty experiment, and provide ideas for further mucus research.

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The Society’s and Science News for Students’ resident scientist and science writer Bethany Brookshire conducted several rounds of a snotty experiment. Teachers can use her video and blog posts to help explain experiments — and how to set them up — to their students

The first video in the Eureka! Lab series addresses questions like how far away from a sneeze do you need to stand to stay safe and how to test whether thick or thin snot flies farther during a sneeze.