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Carolina™ Bacterial Pollution of Water Kit

Item # 652704 Exclusive

Students learn about the importance of clean water in human health, water treatment for microbial contamination, and 1 of the methods used to test the safety of water for human use. They then collect water samples and test them for chlorine and chloramines, bacteria, and coliform bacteria. Students next do research to discover the number of coliform bacteria allowed in water for various human activities. This kit is designed for 10 groups of students working in groups of 3.

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$61.95

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Students learn about the importance of clean water in human health, water treatment for microbial contamination, and 1 of the methods used to test the safety of water for human use. They then collect water samples and test them for chlorine and chloramines, bacteria, and coliform bacteria. Students next do research to discover the number of coliform bacteria allowed in water for various human activities. They gain valuable skills and experience in sterile technique and plating and culturing bacteria. This kit is designed for 10 groups of students working in groups of 3.

  • WARNING: CHOKING HAZARD - This toy is a small ball. Not for children under 3 yrs.
  • This item is only available from Carolina Biological Supply Company.
 
Components Qty Included?
Sterile Collection Tubes 10 Included
Sterile Bulb Pipets 32 Included
Petri Dishes, 100 × 15 mm 20 Included
Nutrient Agar, 125 mL 2 Included
MacConkey Agar, 125 mL 2 Included
Free Chlorine/Total Chlorine Test Strips 10 Included
Color Charts (for use with the chlorine test strips) 10 Included
Disposal Spreaders, Pack of 10 2 Included
Teacher’s Manual with Reproducible Student Guide 1 Included
Household Bleach (to disinfect materials by soaking) 1 Needed, Not Included
Ethanol or Isopropanol (for spraying work surfaces) 1 Needed, Not Included
Permanent Markers 10 Needed, Not Included
Boiling Water Bath (or hot plate and beaker of water) 1 Needed, Not Included
Water Samples (collected by students) 10 Needed, Not Included
Bunsen Burner (or alcohol burner) 1 Needed, Not Included
Plastic Bags, Sealable (like a small freezer storage bag, at least 7″ wide) for Trash, Samples, and Test Strips 30 Needed, Not Included
Clear Tape, Roll (or Parafilm®) 1 Needed, Not Included
Beakers (or cups), 250 mL 10 Needed, Not Included
Paper Towels, Roll 1 Needed, Not Included

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