Microbiology Teacher Resources

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Water Filtration

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Learners explore, analyze, study and demonstrate the procedures that municipal water plants may use to purify water for drinking. They cover the clean water processes of aeration, coagulation, sedimentation, filtration and disinfection.
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Identification of Gram Negative Bacilli—Oxidase

For Teachers 10th - 12th
In this biology worksheet, students identify the different types of reagents being used with the samples as part of an extensive lab experiment.
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Stream Quality Assessment

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students investigate many of the factors that affect water quality. They take measurements and water samples at a local stream and evaluate the health of their community's watershed. They write a report detailing their findings.
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MedMyst: Disease Defenders

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
The news often refers to a team of experts handling situations and outbreaks of illnesses. Young scientists learn about such a team as they train to prevent infectious disease outbreaks  Scholars meet three experts, learn about their...
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The Science of Microbes

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Looking for an interesting text to share the world of microbes with your middle school classroom? The edition contains explanations, worksheets, experiments, discussions, and links to outside sources for a true and complete microbiology...
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Food Safety Teamwork

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students examine the different members of food safety teams and their role in the food safety cycle. They study how these teams work together to keep our food safe.
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Bacteria Wanted Poster Research Project

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Bacteria and viruses are responsible for mass carnage, so what better way to learn about them than through creating a wanted poster? The wanted poster idea can be used for many different topics, so if you aren't teaching about bacteria,...
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Microscopic Organisms

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students identify five organisms present in a drop of pond water using a virtual website. In this biology lesson, students research the characteristics of these organisms. They capture images and prepare a report about their findings.
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Germ Relay Race

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders research changes in medical technology and practice that took place in North Carolina between the years of 1870 and 1930. They also examine the difference between the "Humeral Theory" of disease and the "Germ Theory" of...
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Yeasts and Molds

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Young scholars investigate the characteristics and nature of yeast and molds help to explain how these microorganisms affect food production. They experiment with yeast in sourdough in preparing sourdough pancakes.
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Serial Dilutions Made Easy

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students improve their skills and comprehend the particular application for which serial dilutions are a tool. Serial dilutions are often used in microbiology, biotechnology, and in chemistry classes, to name just a few.
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Bacteriology

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students determine what bacteria need to survive. In this microbiology lesson, students observe behavior of bacterial colonies. They complete their lab report and formulate conclusion.
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Double Dip Chip Science Fair Project

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Mr. Spangler's sons set out to prove that double-dipping (putting a potato chip back into a dip for a second blob on the chip), does indeed rapidly spread germs throughout the entire dip. After viewing this presentation, the next time...
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How Does Fluorescence Work?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
Here's a video that will light up your day! Young scientists learn about fluorescence by watching an engaging video in the ACS Reactions series. They also study the uses of fluorescence in microbiology, quantum dots, and forensic science.
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Microbiology Lesson

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students collect water samples and use a microscope to find bacteria in the samples. They categorize the different bacteria they find, determine the number of colonies there are, and predict how the bacteria levels might affect animals...
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General Microbiology Lab Skills

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students study the different types of equipment necessary for the experiments in the pGLO kit. They examine the techniques and safety procedures for working with the kit.
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Comparing Microscopic Organisms in Fresh and Polluted Water: An Invitation To Inquiry

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Pupils have the opportunity to develop and formulate ideas and explanations through the scientific standard of inquiry. They identify organisms by using an identification key for specific aquatic geographical area.
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Arctica - An Interactive Mystery

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Rumours of illness, poisoning, and madness - a ship disappears without a trace! Read this interactive science story and use deductive reasoning skills to solve a mystery. This engaging resource gives science stars a chance to practice...
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Working with Immobilized Enzymes or Microscopic Organisms

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Let the lab be a catalyst to learn about enzymes. Scholars create alginate beads filled with yeast. As part of an investigation into enzymes, they see how these beads provide a catalyst to the reaction of glucose into ethanol.
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Microbiology Lesson Plan Aseptic Technique

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students examine the importance of aseptic technique, become familiar with media plates, and general microbiology techniques. They study the benefits and dangers of bacteria and other microorganisms in their lives.
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Multiplying Microbes

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students explain how bacteria grow exponentially and identify the conditions necessary for bacterial growth. They investigate how bacterial growth can be controlled in food preparation and handling and locate a news article on bacteria.
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The Science of BBQ!!!

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Ready for a lesson on the wonders of cooking? Young scientists view the short video segment and explore the science of temperature changes on physical and chemical properties in food as the cooking process transforms raw ingredients into...
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Genetically Modified Foods

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Young scholars investigate the risks of genetically modified organisms. They examine web site that contain information about GMO's and share the information with other adults.
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Magnifying and Observing Cells

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Though it isn't a novel activity to prepare onion cell and Elodea plant cell slides as examples of cells in a microbiology unit, this resource will leave you thoroughly prepared. As pupils examine the slides that they prepare, they draw...