Title: Microbes in the Environment
Purpose: To identify environmental sources of microbes.
1. I prepared four agar petri dishes, I labeled one of the air, the other water and the
2. I placed the air petri dish in the living room and
Title: Aseptic Technique & Culturing Microbes
Purpose: To learn how to use the aseptic technique and to become familiar
with growing bacteria.
Broth, MRS - 9
Title: Bacteria Morphology
Purpose: To observe bacteria in wet mount slides and learn direct and indirect staining
I viewed the prepared slides under the microscope.
Before beginning the experiment, I prepared the
Title: Observation of Bacteria
Purpose: To properly be able to view the prepared slides as well as the fresh yogurt
and blood sample under a microscope.
1. For the first exercise which included viewing the prepared slides, I
Hand washing is known to be the most common way to stop or prevent the spread of
disease or infection.
The ultimate purpose of handwashing is to to help prevent and control the spread of
germs. When treating patients,
Basic Safety Equipment in a Microbiology Lab
Purpose: This lab report is designed to inform readers about the basic safety equipment that
you will find in your microbiology lab.
Procedure: Determine the lab safety equipment found in a microbiology lab and
A. faecalis is part of the family
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Microbiology is the study of the basic understanding of
microorganisms, or microb
A: What are the differences between a bactericidal and bacteriostatic agent? What are the differences
between sterilization and disinfection?
Bactericidal controls the growth of microbes by killing the cells while bacteriostatic only
inhibits the growth o
Carbohydrate Fermentation Testing
Purpose: The purpose of this exercise in Lab 12 is to generate a fermentation profile for my organisms
and learn about the biochemical testing.
To begin this lab, I started by cleaning my lab area with 10% blea
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Purpose: This labs objective is to recognize modes of pathogen transmission and learn to
identify and test sites of potential fomite transmission in the environment.
Motility Testing and Flagellar Arrangements
Purpose: The purpose of this exercise in Lab 11 is to learn flagella structures and arrangements in
Procedure: There are two part to this exercise. Before each of the exercises, it is important to clea
Bacterial Morphology Under A Microscope
Purpose: The purpose of this lab exercise is to learn how to prepare a wet-mount, direct, and indirect
staining slides to view under the microscope and learn how to recognize different bacteria by shape, size,
How To Wash Your Hands and Why.
Purpose: This lab report is used in efforts to explain the hand washing technique, and why it is so
important to keep them clean.
Procedure: Explain the hand washing steps in detail and following up with an explanation on w
Purpose: The purpose of this exercise is to learn how to make a differential slide and recognize Gramnegative and Gram-positive cells.
The pre-experiment prep requires four cultures. One stock culture from S. epidermis, a
Microbes in The Environment
Purpose: The purpose of the lab exercise will allow me to learn about microbe adaptability and
learn to identify environmental sources.
Procedure: Prepare four different petri dishes, one including an air, a soil, and a water.
Purpose: The purpose of this lab is to understand basic principles of antibiotic therapy,
antibiotic resistance, and antibiotic sensitivity.
The pre-experiment preparation begins with cleaning your lab work space and prep
Purpose: The objective of this lab is to learn about the principles of osmosis and learn to test for osmotic
changes that occur on a microbe.
Pre-experiment Preparation: In this experiment, I will be using a de-shelled egg. In order to
The Impeachment of Bill Clinton
Impeachment is the power delegated to the House of Representatives in the Constitution
to charge the president, vice president, or other civil officers, including federal judges, with
BIOL 1408_x000D_Lab Report for Investigation 2
Name of Plant
We are all truly born to learn. Ivan Pavlov was interested in digestion in the salivary gland but
instead discovered a fundamental type of learning called classical learning. Both stimulus and
response happen naturally because they are unconditional. Pavl
Title: Antibiotic Sensitivity
Purpose: To test the sensitivity of S. epidermidis
1. Before beginning the experiment, I placed the S. epidermidis in the incubator for
about 24 hours.
2. Using the nutrient agar plate that was previously used, I u
Title: Carbohydrate Fermentation Testing
Purpose: To see the importance of how bacteria produces a gas.
1. Before starting the experiment, I placed an S. epidermis culture in the incubator
for 24 hours.
2. I prepared a Saccharomyces cerevisiae
Unknown Lab Report #1
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The unknown bacteria was tested thoroughly to be positive of what type of bacteria it
was. This precaution is done in order for the scienti
Purpose: To view the process of osmosis through an egg and also observe bacterial
1. Before beginning the experiment, I placed an egg into vinegar so they could deshell. I also place the S. epidermidis in the incubator an
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