Observing growth on a slice of bread: Is it OK for students to conduct a simple microbiological experiment at home using slices of bread which are rubbed on different surfaces and then incubated in
Observing bread mould: Can we grow some mould on bread in a plastic bag and then open the bag to transfer some mould onto a glass slide, with glycerine and a coverslip to view under a microscope?
Growing mould on bread: Hi..I have some students wanting to grow mould on bread then inoculate agar plates with the mould from the bread then add different oils to see how they react to the mould..
Mould investigations extra questions: I have some further questions regarding the mould investigations:
1. I prefer to double bag because we have had leaking bags in the past.
Students investigating mould and bacterial growth on food items: Are there any guidelines on how a prac investigating mould growth should be conducted?
This online unit develops students' understanding of micro-organisms and their relationship to the production of food and medicine.