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Katie Ellis 4/27/14 Pd.7 Ever since humankind has started to question the habitats and other life forms besides mammals, sea creatures, and reptiles, bacteria has been the one micro-organism that seems to sneak into every little cranny and crevice of our world. According to a recent National Institutes of Health (NIH) estimate, 90% of cells in the human body are bacterial, fungal, or otherwise non- human; in which most bacteria within the human body has a beneficial role, but some can cause disease, deadly diseases. This experiment will be testing the growth of bacteria in key areas that an average student might touch, work on, or sit in everyday at school; a desk, seat, keyboard, door knob, and drinking fountain are all part of this study. By placing a swab of each
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Unformatted text preview: area into five individual, agar covered, dishes and adding regular tap water, this test will simulate the way that humans today can catch killer diseases through touch and water; as well as having five dishes with water, there will be five dishes without water to compare and contrast how water will or will not stimulate the growth of such bacteria. Through analyzing the amount of bacteria on each dish will determine the effects that water has on bacteria growth as well as its relative safety in transporting deadly diseases. Works Cited ...
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