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Grades 9–12. Simulate a marine oil spill in your classroom! Students observe microorganisms consume oil and learn how bioremediation works. Materials in this kit are sufficient for 32 students working in pairs.

 
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Use a small-scale simulation to collect evidence that microorganisms can be used in the bioremediation of oil spills.

PE: HS-LS4-6
Time Requirement: 3 45-minute Class Periods

SEP: Asking Questions and Defining Problems; Engaging in Argument from Evidence
CCC: Cause and Effect
DCI: LS4.D: Biodiversity in Humans

Grades 9–12. Allow your students to simulate the bioremediation of marine oil spills using microorganisms that consume oil. In a controlled experiment, students apply a suspension of oil-degrading microbes to a small amount of oil and chemical indicator in a culture tube. A color change in the indicator signifies a breakdown in the oil's chemical structure. Observations are recorded over a period of 4 days. Kit materials are sufficient for 32 students working in pairs. Kit Refill (item #181325, sold separately) replenishes all the kit's consumable items.

 
 
 
 
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Nice lab! This is a good, easy lab for bioremediation. I have used it a couple of times and it works perfectly and students get nice results. I also have 45 minute classes so this works well in that they can set up in 45 minutes and then a few days later collect data and work on questions in another 45 minute class.
Date published: 2018-02-09
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