Mighty Microbes

Mighty Microbes
Target Audience: High School, College
NCCCS Core Courses: BIO-111
Equipment Used: Water Bath, Micropipette


Microbes exist in, and around, all of us. Some microbes can be transformed into "Mighty Microbes" that battle harmful pollutants like atrazine. In this activity, students will learn how microbes can be genetically transformed and used to degrade atrazine through bioremediation.