Media Preparation

Media Preparation

Media Preparation

Overview

Culture media is a liquid or gel designed to support the growth of a variety of different types of organisms or cells. In this activity, we'll practice preparing culture media by examining which area of the bathroom has the most germs.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this exercise, you will be able to:

  1. Describe the steps required to prep and test a sample 
  2. Recognize the common processes used during media preparation
  3. Perform the steps required  to test a selected sample
  4. Examine the results to determine which area contains the most contamination
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