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Bacteria Experiment Kit

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Explore the fascinating diversity of bacteria in your own environment.
Ages 10+
Bacteria Experiment Kit

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Bacteria Experiment Kit

Item# BE-BACTKIT

Explore the fascinating diversity of bacteria in your own environment!

With this kit you'll be able to experiment with bacteria in the air, on surfaces, and even on your hands. You can also test the anti- bacterial effects of common household cleaners. This experiment/study kit comes with all the supplies you need for growing your own bacteria cultures. You just provide some common household cleaners.

Want to use this kit for a science fair project? See our experiment ideas below to get you started and check out this bacteria article.

Science Fair Project Ideas:

  • How effective are different types of household cleaners against bacteria in the kitchen or bathroom? Try different brands.
  • Do some natural substances (like garlic and tea tree oil) have¬† antibacterial effects?

Note: This kit is very similar to the Student Bacteria Experiment Kit sold by suppliers like Nasco.

Bacteria Experiment Kit

  • 20 plastic petri dishes
  • two 125 ml bottles of nutrient agar
  • iodine solution (an antibacterial)
  • ten 2-packs of sterile swabs (20 total)
  • blotter paper
  • disposable bags
  • project instructions

Look at Agar & Petri Dishes for individual items.

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GREAT activity! Review by
The amount of activity you can get out of just this kit is amazing! We used it to swab different areas in our house. We watched the bacteria grow and then used different soaps to determine which one was most effective. Even with testing several areas of our house we still had plenty of agar leftover for another experiment. So we used it to test what kind of organisms might be present in the air. The possibilities are endless and the kit comes with some good starter ideas. My kids range in age from 3-11 and they ALL loved this kit!
A Great Kit Review by
I ordered the Bacteria Experiment Kit. It arrived in good time. There is enough here to do my daughter's science experiment plus another one next year! Very happy with it.
Great choice for science fairs and small classes! Review by
The Bacteria Kit is AWESOME!! My kit arrived just after the great ice-days of '13. (North Texas was out of school three or more days due to icy conditions.) I couldn't believe how soon it arrived after placing the order and how quickly my freeze-breakage was shipped out!!
Fun and Easy Science Fair Review by
I purchased this kit for my daughter to use for her science fair project. The instructions were easy to follow. It was perfect for her 6th grade science fair project. It also arrived fast and on time, and the prices was great. Couldn't have asked for a better deal.
Great Kit Review by
This kit came with everything advertised and it got to me very fast. i couldn't be happier.

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