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Other

Description:

This high school-college level activity screens for cellulase-producing microbes from environmental samples of the students' choice. Students prepare samples, isolate them on selective media, and screen for cellulase activity. Two methods are provided, one focusing on isolation of pure microbial strains, the other focusing on finding symbiotic communities of microbes. Click on the Bioprospecting link to download a package of materials including pdf versions of 1) Teacher Instructions and Answer Key 2) Student Activities and Worksheets 3) Supplementary Materials

Subjects:

  • Science > Chemistry
  • Science > Biology
  • Science > Technology
  • Education > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

Informal Education,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-021,Chemistry,NSDL,Undergraduate (Upper Division),High School,Technical Education (Lower Division),Undergraduate (Lower Division),Science -- Chemistry,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20120406113333739T,Vocational Education -- Technical,Technical Education (Upper Division),Higher Education,Education,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Life Science,Science -- Biology,Technology,General Public,Science -- Technology

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

License Deed:

Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike

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