Description: this project tests the hypothesis that the bacteria content does increase in a water bottle when it is not properly washed between uses. Although you’ll see bacteria growing sooner (and possibly mold & yeast), allow 7 days from start to finish for your experiment or science fair project label the bottom of your cultured petri dish with the date and location of the bacteria sample. Bacteria in the soil bacteria work hard in the soil for us one type of bacteria, called decomposers, break down material from dead plants and animals this might sound kind of gross, but it's an important function that helps to create soil and get rid of dead tissue. Use this complete bacteria project kit to find out with the included materials and instructions, you'll grow bacteria from your hands and test the effectiveness of three different types of soap includes agar, petri dishes, sterile swabs, and more. 31 great science fair projects for 5th grade elena krasnoperova - saturday, february 27th, 2016 science fair can be the highlight of your child’s 5th grade school year growing bacteria in petri dishes by steve spangler a petri dish prepared with nutrient agar (a seaweed derivative with beef nutrients) is an ideal food source for the.
Description: ez bioresearch bacteria science kit (pre-poured lb agar plates and cotton swabs) is a convenient and ready to use science fair project kit designed to help children/students learn microbiology. Explore 100s of science fair projects, models, experiments, exhibition topics ideas, expo models, science activities for all grades and cbse isc projects for high school students. To see bacteria, you grow them in a nutrient agar plate so each bacteria will become a colony of thousands of bacteria then we can see them as a bacteria colony in this project you will perform experiments grow bacteria colonies. Growing and testing bacteria is a fun any-time project or a great science fair project bacteria are everywhere, and since they reproduce rapidly they are easy to study with just a few simple materials.
It would be a good idea to photograph each dish at the end of the experiment for your display at the science fair an interesting step further would be to test the back doorknob, then wipe it clean with bleach and swab it again and test for bacteria. Science fair connections just growing bacteria in a petri dish is not a science fair experiment yes, it is gross and cool and fascinating, but it doesn’t meet the requirements of a science fair project. Explore the amazing world of bacteria growth by doing your science project at mbl if you are looking for an elementary, middle or high school project ideas in the life science –environmental microbiology – mbl laboratories are ready to help you.
Science fair project that determines whether disinfectant sprays or disinfectant soaps are more effective at removing bacteria from hands middle school science. 7 amazing google science fair projects tonight, google will announce the winners of its fourth annual google science fair, which scientific american co-sponsors watch the awards ceremony here live. When you think about bacteria, you may think of getting sick, or infected however, bacteria are necessary for good health it’s only when bacteria overgrow, or you encounter strains that are harmful, that bacteria becomes a problem. Both disciplines have a vast array of experimental opportunities that can serve as great science fair project ideas the affect of clorox on bacteria label four plastic sandwich bags a, b, c and d wipe the outside door handle of a public restroom with a cotton swab.
Get science experiments and science fair ideas at wwwsciencebobcom bacteria is not as gross as you might think, and testing for bacteria (germs) can be a great idea for a science fair experiment since there. Growing bacteria in petri dishes yes, it is gross and cool and fascinating, but it doesn’t meet the requirements of a science fair project if you want to do a science fair project about germs, you have to add a variable, or something that changes in the experiment. Results for my science fair project, i tested bacteria in gym equipment my results were very shocking for my first round of bacteria testing, the free runner had the most bacteria at about 8 colonies and then the chest press had about 6 colonies. The aim of this science fair project is to find out which method of meat thawing leads to the least amount of bacteria contamination this experiment is conducted by thawing the meat over the counter, in the refrigerator and using the microwave oven.
Legionella pneumophila is a gram negative, aerobic bacteria that is characterized as an opportunistic pathogen it is the cause of legionnaires’ disease, a severe form of pneumonia and, it is the cause of pontiac fever, a non-pneumonic form of l pneumophila infection. Transcript of science fair project: where in the school can you find the most bacteria by: shalin patel once i collected the bacteria sample per location, i rubbed the sterile cotton swab with the sample in a zigzag formation over the agar in the petri dish and then closed the lid. A science fair project on tooth decay by jennifer elrod doing an experiment on tooth decay is both beneficial and interesting it only requires a few inexpensive materials and a week’s worth of observation and record keeping. Most science fairs have regulations regarding the use of living material, especially bacteria, animals, and humans you may need to get advance approval for your project, so check your fair’s guidelines before beginning.