Reserch Plan

Reserch Plan - Matthew Ferris Gross 3rd October 11 2006...

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Matthew Ferris Gross 3 rd October 11 2006 Research Plan Is it really worth it? Problem: How much bacteria do your hands pick up after you have already washed them? Hypothesis: If different locations are tested, then your hands will pick up more bacteria at public places. IV: Locations- My home, friends home, a movie theater, 2 fast food restaurants, school restaurant. Constants: Type of swabs, agar, Petri dishes, temperature of the room, plastic bags, amount of time in the incubator. DV: Amount of bacterial growth Materials: goggles, swabs, agar, Petri dishes, pen, notepad, camera, plastic bags, incubator, pot, stove, water, apron, and gloves. Procedure: First all materials need to be gathered so they are easily accessible. Next the agar needs to be placed in the stove and filled with water until it reaches the agar line. The pot should be placed on a stove, set to medium temperature, and let sit until the agar turns to liquid form in about 30 min. After 30 min. the agar should be poured into 18 separate Petri dishes, so that the
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This note was uploaded on 04/03/2011 for the course HUM 330 taught by Professor Na during the Spring '11 term at DeVry Plano.

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