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Evolution in Real Time: Bacteria and Antibiotic Resistance 1-Station Kit (with prepaid coupon)

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Drawing real-world connections in your classroom is a surefire way to create unique learning experiences. This lab activity is geared at giving your students hands-on experience with the concepts of evolution and antibiotic resistance in a completely safe environment. Using a bacterial population of E. coli and observing its response to ampicillin, your students can visualize the process of natural selection right in your classroom.

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$58.00

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Using 2 strains of Escherichia coli, one sensitive to antibiotics and the other antibiotic resistant, perform experiments to develop a model of the real-time evolution of antibiotic resistant E. coli.

PE: HS-LS4-2
Related PE: HS-LS4-3
Time Requirement: 3 45-minute Class Periods

SEP: Engaging in Argument from Evidence
CCC: Cause and Effect
DCI: LS4.B: Natural Selection; LS4.C: Adaptation

Looking for an engaging activity that blends the topic of evolution with the real-world issue of antibiotic resistance? In this experiment, students observe firsthand the evolution of a bacterial population's resistance to antibiotics over generations. It gives students the opportunity to use sterile technique, perform serial dilutions, plate bacteria, and understand the process of natural selection. This 1-Station Kit is designed for 1 group of 2 to 4 students and includes 1-year access to digital resources that support 3-dimensional instruction. Note: Includes a prepaid coupon to request perishable materials later at your convenience. Contact us or return the coupon to request delivery of perishables.

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Components Qty Included?
MM294 Slant Culture 1 Included
MM294/pAMP Slant Culture 1 Included
Ampicillin Vial, 100 mg/mL, 200 µL 8 Included
LB Plates 3 Included
LB/Amp Plates 3 Included
Glass Beads, Pack 1 Included
Culture Tubes 20 Included
Sterile LB Broth, 50 mL 1 Included
Disposable Inoculating Loops 5 Included
Nichrome Wire Inoculating Loop 1 Included
Teacher’s Manual with Reproducible Student Guide 1 Included
Incubator, 37° C Needed, Not Included
Pipets or Measuring Device, 1 and 2 mL Needed, Not Included
Micropipets for 10-, 20-, 22-, and 100-µL Volumes Needed, Not Included
Micropipet Tips Needed, Not Included
Microwave or Boiling-Water Bath Needed, Not Included
Bunsen Burners Needed, Not Included
Waste Containers Needed, Not Included
Household Bleach or Ethanol Needed, Not Included
Permanent Markers Needed, Not Included
Culture Tube Racks Needed, Not Included
Hot Pad or Gloves Needed, Not Included
Microcentrifuge Tubes, Sterile Needed, Not Included
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