Colony Characteristics of Escherichia coli (E. coli) is a Gram-negative, facultatively anaerobic, rod-shaped, coliform bacterium of the genus Escherichia that is commonly found in the lower intestine.
We hear about bacteria all the time but what are they and where do they live? Why are some our friends and others make us sick. Through pictures, stained images, culture plates, and 3D models, learn what they look like, and why they are different from viruses and archaea.
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Join a Natural Sciences Classroom every Tuesday at 11am for a fun, interactive experience with Museum experts! All ages are welcome, but we recommend this program for ages 8 and above. Parents are invited to participate with their children during the program.
We will use Zoom to connect with participants. Programs are recorded. Register here to access recordings of previous programs. Many of these topics are available to schedule for an organized group. Teachers, camp coordinators, and other group leaders should contact firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule a separate program.