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Introductory Bacteria Study Kit
FB0480
Students will culture bacteria in simple infusion cultures and then prepare slides to observe and identify the bacteria through a microscope. Working individually, through self-paced experiments, students will gain vital and practical laboratory expe...
 
Introductory Bacteria Morphology Demonstration
FB1636
Bacterial morphology, the shape of individual cells, is the primary characteristic used to classify this enormously complex group of organisms. This culture set will enable your students to observe firsthand the three basic shapes of bacterial cells....
 
Bacteria in Milk - Student Laboratory Kit
FB1569
How much bacteria grows in refrigerated milk? What happens if milk stands out for a day or even for a few hours? Students test refrigerated milk, boiled milk, and room temperature milk to determine and compare their relative bacterial conditions. Stu...
 
Bacteria in Milk - Super Value Laboratory Kit
FB2057
How much bacteria grows in refrigerated milk? What happens if milk stands out for a day or even for a few hours? Students test refrigerated milk, boiled milk, and room temperature milk to determine and compare their relative bacterial conditions. Stu...
 
Bacteria Study Set
ML1435
Illustrate different bacteria using this informative study set. Includes six microscope slides in a plastic box, three overhead color transparencies, and detailed student worksheets. Two slides are carefully stained to show mouth bacteria and three s...
 
Bacteria Soil Ecology Kit
FB1658
A great introduction to soil microecology and how soil influences all multi-cellular organisms in an ecosystem. How much bacteria is in your soil? What is the purpose of bacteria in soil? Students will use Petrifilm™ strips and serial dilutions of so...
 
Exploring the World of Soil Protozoa - Student Laboratory Kit
FB1785
One of the last frontiers in science today is the very dirt beneath our feet! The organisms that inhabit the soil are responsible for all of the ecological cycles that make life possible for plants and animals. In this kit, students will gain valuabl...
 
Winogradsky Column: Biosphere in a Bottle Kit
FB1574
Students observe microbial growth in their personally constructed Winogradsky column with soil collected from their surroundings. Repeating the soil microbe-growing technique, made famous by the Russian microbiologist, Sergei Winogradsky, is fun and ...
 
The Glowing Germ Contamination - Demonstration Kit
AP9080
It’s amazing how fast germs can be spread around your classroom. In this activity you’ll place a small quantity of glowing lotion on an object in the lab. Discuss how bacteria and germs are spread, telling students that you’ve contaminated one object...
 
Cell Membrane Permeability - Student Laboratory Kit
FB1907
Looking for a “Wow” from your students? The model organism Saccharomyces cerevisiae provides the drama in this study of the permeability of yeast cells and the function of the cell membrane. Using an indicator to observe which substances the cell mem...
 
Cell Membrane Permeability - Super Value Laboratory Kit
FB2063
Looking for a “Wow” from your students? The model organism Saccharomyces cerevisiae provides the drama in this study of the permeability of yeast cells and the function of the cell membrane. Using an indicator to observe which substances the cell mem...
 
Yeast and Mold Soil Ecology Student Kit
FB1668
Soil is the foundation of all land-based life and is crucial to the health of any ecosystem. Discover more about soil ecology and the levels of yeast and mold in soil with this hands-on student laboratory kit! Students use Petrifilm™ strips and seria...
 
Mold Testing Kit
FB1610
Become a mold detective! Where are molds found? Where are they most prevalent? Why are they potentially harmful? Students will use preparation-free 3M™ Petrifilm™ Yeast and Mold Count Plates to grow samples of molds collected from the environment. Pe...
 
Microbes Around Us- Student Laboratory Kit
FB1218
Yuk! That's what your students will say when they see microbes growing on their agar plates. Students will be amazed at the microbes they find on “clean” surfaces! Once additional testing is completed, students will determine whether antibacterial pr...
 
Microbe Hunting Kit
FB1219
Reduce preparation time and provide a safe first microbiology experiment for your students. Let students safely culture microbes they collect and test factors affecting their growth. This kit contains the new and innovative 3M™ Petrifilm™ plates. The...
 
Bacteriology Simulation Lab
FB0767
Now your students can conduct real bacteriology labs-without real bacteria. Ideal for middle-level students and for teachers lacking the facilities or the inclination to work with bacteria-and without the hassles of ordering, culturing and incubating...
 
What's Living in YOUR Shower? Kit
FB1752
For many people, the thought of microorganisms all around us, all the time, is just gross-but it is a fact of life! Introduce your students to the diverse and fascinating world of environmental microbes “hiding in plain sight” with this hands-on cult...
 
Sam 'n Ella's Cafe-Food Poisoning Simulation
FB1764
Although microorganisms live very comfortably on and/or in almost everything imaginable, most people do not give that fact a second thought when they go out to eat. Initiate a lively discussion about the safe handling of food, after students “eat” a ...
 
Antibiotic Resistance—Student Laboratory Kit
FB1928
Make sure to finish your medicine! Many prescription bottles warn of the importance to take on time as directed and to finish the entire contents of the bottle. What happens if the patient misses a dose or if he decides to stop taking the medication?...
 
Antibiotic Sensitivity Testing Student Laboratory Kit
FB1935
“Phobic” about working with bacteria? This teacher-designed and student-tested kit starts with the basics and provides a significant microbiology laboratory experience that is both stimulating and fun. The purpose of the lab is to expose students to ...
 
Biofilms- Student Laboratory Activity
FB1886
Introduce students to the study of biofilms, which has become a major area of research in recent years. “Slime cities” thrive wherever there is water- in laundry rooms, on contact lenses, and even teeth, to name a few. These slimy surfaces are known ...
 
Bacterial Pollution (Coliform) - Student Laboratory Kit
AB1152
Students will determine the presence or absence of coliform bacteria (indicative of the presence of untreated sewage and potentially pathogenic bacteria) in water supplies. By observing a dramatic color change that occurs in a lactose broth medium, s...
 
Bacterial Pollution (Coliform) - Super Value Laboratory Kit
FB2058
Students will determine the presence or absence of coliform bacteria (indicative of the presence of untreated sewage and potentially pathogenic bacteria) in water supplies. By observing a dramatic color change that occurs in a lactose broth medium, s...
 
Hide and Seek: A Coliform Testing Kit
FB1227
Perform coliform testing without the mess of making and sterilizing Petri dishes! This kit uses the revolutionary new Petrifilm™ culture plates. E.coli Coliform Plates are ready for immediate use when you receive them. The paper-thin media film is no...
 
Effects of Disinfectants and Antiseptics on Bacteria - Student Laboratory Kit
FB1793
Provide your students with a hands-on look at the real world effectiveness of various antibacterial substances on bacteria. Students thoroughly investigate and compare several antiseptic and disinfectant products such as soap, alcohol and bleach. Wit...
 
Transformation of E. coli with JM101 pGal™
FB0313
Transformation involves the uptake of extra-cellular DNA by another cell, resulting in a newly acquired genetic trait. In this experiment, the bacterial “transformants” acquire antibiotic resistance and a blue color, following uptake of plasmid carri...
 
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