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Product 14377

By: The Flinn Staff

In the Effects of Disinfectants and Antiseptics on Bacteria Laboratory Kit for biology, provide a hands-on look at the real-world effectiveness of various antibacterial substances on bacteria.

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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. With the buzz in the media about bacterial resistance, you will definitely hold a captive audience while discussing this important topic! Student instructions, worksheets and Teacher Notes included. 

Complete for 30 students working in pairs. Bacillus megaterium, LM1002, is required and available separately.

Correlation to Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)

Science & Engineering Practices

Analyzing and interpreting data

Disciplinary Core Ideas

MS-LS4.C: Adaptation
HS-LS4.C: Adaptation

Crosscutting Concepts

Patterns
Cause and effect

Performance Expectations

HS-LS4-5. Evaluate the evidence supporting claims that changes in environmental conditions may result in (1) increases in the number of individuals of some species, (2) the emergence of new species over time, and (3) the extinction of other species.