Auspex Scientific - The Exciting Science and Educational Store
This kit contains 20 standard size sterile Clear Plastic Petri Dishes, a vial of Nutrient Agar Powder (about 5gm), and 20 sterile cotton swabs.
It is very easy to prepare the agar culture medium. Just mix with water, bring to a boil, and pour into the dishes. The whole process takes only a few minutes, and you will have fresh culture medium to use for your project. Detailed instructions are included.
Instructions and suggestions for science projects are also included.
The Petri Dishes are packaged in sealed plastic bags. Each Petri Dish comes with its own lid.
There is more than enough agar powder for charging 20 dishes.
You can grow different types of bacteria you find around the house. Perform experiments on them to find out what conditions are condusive to their growth. Test to see which brands of disinfectant and antiseptic are effective in killing the bacteria.
The size of the Petri Dishes is about 90mm x 15mm.
Intended for science projects or educational classroom use. NOT a toy kit!
Recommended for ages 10 and up. Use under adult supervision only.