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Battling Bacteria: Ecosystem Dynamics in a Petri Dish

SKU: 935
$119.00

ABOUT THIS PRODUCT:


In this experiment students create their own microbial ecosystems and investigate the dynamics of competition and abiotic/biotic change on community composition. By using bacteria with short generation times students can observe, test, and collect their own data on key ecological phenomena in a week!

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Details

Group Size:

For 10 Lab Groups


Time Required:

Complete in 1 Week


Kit Includes:

Instructions, IPTG, BactoBeads™, salt, nutrient powder, ampicillin, ReadyPour™ Agar, recovery broth, petri dishes, & sterile loops.


All You Need:

Micropipettes, incubator, centrifuge, marking pens, bunsen burner, hot plate, or microwave, & hot gloves.


Storage:

Some Components Require Refrigerator and Freezer Storage

Details

Group Size:

For 10 Lab Groups


Time Required:

Complete in 1 Week


Kit Includes:

Instructions, IPTG, BactoBeads™, salt, nutrient powder, ampicillin, ReadyPour™ Agar, recovery broth, petri dishes, & sterile loops.


All You Need:

Micropipettes, incubator, centrifuge, marking pens, bunsen burner, hot plate, or microwave, & hot gloves.


Storage:

Some Components Require Refrigerator and Freezer Storage