Microbe Multiplication Magic

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In this activity, students will learn how rapidly Escherichia coli (E. coli) bacteria reproduce. They will also see how environmental conditions such as temperature can affect the reproduction rate of E. coli. They will figure out how they might disrupt the environment that allows E. coli to reproduce, thus reducing the spread of infection.

Relevant Standards
This activity fulfills science and health education standards.

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