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Secret Message Kit

Item # 154751

Beginning—Easy to perform; requires no experience in microbiology.

Let your students write short secret messages to each other. Students "write" (inoculate) a brief message on photobacterium agar dishes using the bioluminescent bacterium Vibrio fischeri. After 24 hours of incubation, they "read" each others' messages in a dark room.

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$74.75

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Beginning—Easy to perform; requires no experience in microbiology.

For a class of 30. Let your students write short secret messages to each other. Students "write" (inoculate) a brief message on photobacterium agar dishes using the bioluminescent bacterium Vibrio fischeri. After 24 hours of incubation, they "read" each others' messages in a dark room. With teacher instructions.

Note: Store bacteria upright in envelope with cap loosened a quarter turn and at room temperature. For best results, use within 1 to 2 days of receipt due to bacteria's bioluminescent phase.

** Kit and perishable components will ship separately and may arrive on different days.

  • This item contains living or perishable material and ships via 2nd Day or Overnight delivery to arrive on a date you specify during Checkout. To ensure freshness during shipping, a Living Materials Fee may apply to orders containing these items.
 
Components Qty Included?
Vibrio fischeri Tube Culture Included
Photobacterium Agar Bottles 7 Included
Metal Inoculating Loops 6 Included
Sterile Petri Dishes 40 Included
Autoclave Disposal Bag Included

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