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PreLab Exersice Example

PreLab Exersice Example - objective lenses – 10X 40X and...

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Pre-lab Exercises Directions: For each lab, write a brief summary and include the following: 1. Title of lab 2. Objective(s) 3. Methods, including the organisms with which we will be working (two or three sentences should be sufficient) 4. Safety Concerns (if applicable) 5. Relevance to the field of microbiology The length of this exercise should not exceed a ½ page. This exercise must be typed. DUE at the beginning of the laboratory Sample Write-up: Exercise One Title: Microscopy and Begin Environmental Isolate Objectives 1. To learn about the care, function and use of a compound, phase contrast microscope 2. To isolate an unknown bacteria from environment. Methods: View type written letters, bacteria, protozoa, algae and/or invertebrates under three
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Unformatted text preview: objective lenses – 10X, 40X, and 100X with and without oil. Use sterile cotton swabs to streak Trypticase Soy Agar (TSA) plates with unknown microorganism from the environment. A control plate will also be streaked. Safety Concerns: 1. Use two hands to carry microscope 2. Use lens paper only to clean objective lenses. 3. Do not get oil on the 10 and 40 power lenses 4. Do not isolate bacterial samples from a person, door knob, restroom, animal, etc., to minimize the chance of isolating a pathogenic organism. Relevance: The proper use and maintenance of a microscope is fundamental to the study of microbiology....
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