Contagion Crushers

How can you kill germs with the flip of a switch?

Explore the world of light, bacteria, and business as Colleen Costello, co-founder and president of Vyv, tells her story about designing an everyday light source that automatically cleans while in use.

Using Vyv’s ellumi™ technology as the overarching phenomenon, students will explore bacteria, environmental influences, and life cycles as they ask themselves:

"How can understanding the way different organisms live help us to solve health-related problems?" 


Bacteria: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly