Objectives

At the end of the Spit Science Fair, 4th and 5th grade students will be able to:

  • Explain brain, blood, and saliva connections
  • Describe a saliva concentration test
  • Identify everyday thoughts and feelings recorded in human saliva

Spit Learning Stations

How to Spit for Science

This activity uses a media-based and hands-on demonstration.

The Color of Spit

This activity uses student’s saliva in an experiment that shows “excitement” after jumping up and down.

Inside The Brain

This interactive activity shows students the different parts the brain linked to saliva, from the hippocampus to the amygdala using a walk-on brain-map.

How to spit


Spit Quiz

1. Saliva can show “excitement”
True
False

2. Saliva can show “frustration”
True
False

3. Saliva can show “attention-focus”
True
False
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