Microbes and Me/background
Theme: Microorgansims in the environment
- basic culture skills (sterile technique)
- Where microbes live
- basic prok. cell structure?
- prok vs euk?
- talk about saftey and health issues
- Swab appropriate places to see if microbes are present
- Transfer to sterile agar plates using proper techniques
- let cultures grow (room temp?)
- observe growth (talk about modes growth?) "math connection"
- explain what they are looking at (colonies, prok v. euk, and maybe basic cell structures)