Gram Staining Bacteria
Learn about and then perform Gram staining on a variety of bacterial species. Use compound microscopes equipped with 100x oil immersion lenses to characterize the morphology and determine the Gram-positive or Gram-negative results of the bacteria. Become proficient in the use of compound microscopes and learn how to calculate total magnification. This program is 1 ½ hours.
Science Curriculum Correlation(s):8.L.1-Disease Agent Hazards that Affect Living Organisms, Bio.1.1-Structures and Functions of Cells and Organelles
Scheduling information: Scheduling for the 2013–2014 school year begins Tuesday, August 13, 2013. You must register for programs at least six weeks in advance of your group's visit. To schedule this program, contact the Scheduling Coordinator at 919.707.9840 or submit an online Scheduling Request Form (available 8/13/13).
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