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Science Sunday: Using Gloves Properly

Post Author: Mark Dixon & Aoife Ryle

Ok, so we all know that wearing gloves and facial covering is aiding us in stopping the spread of germs and illnesses in our communities. Are we all using gloves in the proper way to truly use them effectively? Today, Mark and Aoife will share with you some tips on what to do when you have gloves on, and how to properly remove them when it’s time to take them off. 


Aoife Ryle is a STEM Educator at the Connecticut Science Center. In addition to working with school groups, she works with our Teen Program, Overnights department, and shoots weekly science segments for WFSB. She has a degree in Bioengineering from the University of Maine and has a personal interest in the life sciences and engineering which makes bioengineering a perfect crossover.


Mark Dixon is a meteorologist on WFSB Channel 3 Eyewitness News and a host of the weekly Science Sunday segments with the Connecticut Science Center. He has been nominated for several Emmy awards for weather anchoring and has won awards from the Connecticut Associated Press Broadcaster’s Association and the American Meteorological society.