Materials List: Biohazard Protection Design Project:
Suit Up!

Each group needs:

To share with the entire class:

  • an assortment of materials from which students choose to use in their designs, such as foam, newspaper, cardboard scraps (various sizes), bubble wrap, trash bags (any kind), clear plastic (Ziploc bags or any other type of clear, flexible plastic), aluminum foil, rubber bands, duct tape, clear scotch tape; students need not use all materials; add or remove materials as you see fit or have available
  • materials for a challenge course (see Procedure instructions and Figure 2): syringe (3-6 ml works well), small beaker (300-500 ml) with water, 2 small cups (individual disposable paper cups work well), a handful of small candies or vitamins (such as Skittles® or Mike & Ike®) and a large bucket of water (3-5 gallons; 11-19 liters)
  • 1 extra air-conditioning unit with a quart of ice, to serve as an un-insulated control for the class