Making Up Nutrient Agars

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A resource rich in information—and nutrients. Learners create agars for the purpose of cell cultivation in Petri dishes. The lesson provides instructions on how to create agars for the cultivation of different microorganisms.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Conduct a safety session before the experiment
Classroom Considerations

  • Different materials and chemicals are necessary depending on the type of agar being made
  • Note that the resource was created by a British organization
Pros

  • Lists detailed procedure steps
  • Provides links to outside resources
Cons

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