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Introduction to Sterile Technique Kit

Item # 821042 Exclusive

Need an easy way to determine if your students can conduct experiments using sterile technique? Use this kit to give them hands-on experience before they study microorganisms. Kit includes 2 sterile exercises with materials sufficient for 10 groups of 3 students.



This item will ship on or about 5/3/17

Allow your students to practice important sterile lab skills for studying microorganisms. Students perform 2 sterile exercises: the transfer of sterile nutrient broth to a culture tube and the transfer of sterile nutrient broth from a culture tube onto a nutrient agar plate. Students must be able to perform both of these exercises without introducing unwanted microorganisms and understand the use of a positive control. Kit includes materials sufficient for 10 groups of 3 students.

  • This item is only available from Carolina Biological Supply Company.
Components Qty Included?
Nutrient Broth Tubes, Sterile, 5 mL 10 Included
Nutrient Agar Bottle, Sterile, 125 mL 6 Included
Pipets, Disposable, Sterile, 1 mL 30 Included
Inoculating Loops, Sterile 70 Included
Petri Plates, Sterile 40 Included
Culture Tubes, Sterile 25 Included
Culture Tubes, Nonsterile 10 Included
Carolina Science Online® Digital Resource Card 1 Included
Teacher’s Manual with Reproducible Student Guide 1 Included
Ethyl or Isopropyl Alcohol, 70%, 500 mL 1 Needed, Not Included
Test Tube Racks (for 17 x 100-mm culture tubes) 10 Needed, Not Included
Lab Markers 10 Needed, Not Included
Disposable Gloves (enough for each student) Needed, Not Included
Heat-Resistant Gloves 1 Needed, Not Included
Scissors 2 Needed, Not Included
Paper Towels, Roll 1 Needed, Not Included
Clear Tape, Roll 1 Needed, Not Included
Bleach or Autoclave 1 Needed, Not Included
Laboratory Refrigerator 1 Needed, Not Included
Incubator (optional) 1 Needed, Not Included

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