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Antibiotic Sensitivity Classroom Kit (with prepaid coupon)

Item # 154740 With Digital This kit includes 1-year access to digital resources including videos, digital teacher’s manuals, printable student guides, interactive lessons, editable assessment questions, and more.
Carolina BioKits®: Antibiotic Sensitivity Classroom Kit (with prepaid coupon) is rated 3.0 out of 5 by 1.
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Product Highlights

  • Gather laboratory evidence of bacterial antibiotic sensitivity and construct an explanation for how antibiotic-resistant bacteria evolve.
  • High school laboratory investigation with enough materials for 10 lab groups.
  • Carolina Kits 3D™—Labs that use phenomena to support NGSS and 3-dimensional instruction.
  • Kit includes a prepaid coupon to request delivery of perishable materials later at your convenience.

Price

$161.65

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During the pre-lab, students investigate the phenomenon of the development of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) to analyze a timeline and correlate the introduction of antibiotics to the discovery of resistant bacteria. In the investigation, students test the inhibiting effects of antibiotics on 2 species of bacteria and produce evidence to address the driving question, "Why do we need to have so many different types of antibiotics?"

Time Requirement
Total, 180 minutes over 3 to 4 days. Teacher prep, 40 minutes; pre-lab, 30 minutes. Investigation, 20 to 30 minutes during 3 consecutive class periods (3 consecutive days). Assessment and discussion, 30 minutes. Note: The cultures can be refrigerated if students cannot check them for 3 consecutive days.

Digital Resources
Includes 1-year access to digital resources that support 3-dimensional instruction for NGSS. Digital resources may include a teacher manual and student guide, pre-lab activities and setup videos, phenomenon videos, simulations, and post-lab analysis and assessments.

Performance Expectation(s)
HS-LS4-4

Crosscutting Concepts
Cause and Effect

Disciplinary Core Ideas
LS4.B: Natural Selection

Science and Engineering Practices
Constructing Explanations and Designing Solutions

Learning Objectives

  • Understand that the trait of antibiotic sensitivity varies both within and between species of bacteria.
  • Observe, measure, and compare the effects of antibiotics on 2 bacteria species.
  • Describe how the collected data provide evidence of sensitivity or resistance to the antibiotic.
  • Use evidence from a variety of sources to explain why so many antibiotics are needed.

Prerequisite Knowledge and Skills
Students should know the basic characteristics of bacteria and the basic function of antibiotics. They should also have a general understanding of traits and heritability.

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This item includes a prepaid coupon for living or perishable materials (all items). Redeem the coupon for delivery of these materials at your convenience at www.carolina.com/livingform, by phone at 800.334.5551, or by fax at 800.222.7112.

Components Qty Included?
Bacillus cereus Broth Culture 1 Included
Escherichia coli Broth Culture 1 Included
Ampicillin Antibiotic Disks 50 Included
Chloramphenicol Antibiotic Disks 50 Included
Gentamycin Antibiotic Disks 50 Included
Penicillin Antibiotic Disks 50 Included
Streptomycin Antibiotic Disks 50 Included
Tetracycline Antibiotic Disks 50 Included
Nutrient Agar, 125 mL 4 Included
Sterile Petri Dishes 20 Included
White Control Disks 30 Included
Forceps 11 Included
Autoclave Disposal Bag 1 Included
Techniques for Studying Bacteria and Fungi Manual 1 Included
Carolina Science Online® Resources (1-year subscription) 1 Included
Teacher's Manual with Reproducible Student Guide 1 Included
Metric Rulers 10 Needed, Not Included
Labeling Markers 10 Needed, Not Included
Bunsen Burners or Alcohol Burners 10 Needed, Not Included
Water Bath with Thermometer 1 Needed, Not Included
Test Tube Rack 1 Needed, Not Included
Heat-Resistant Gloves, Pair 1 Needed, Not Included
Paper Towels Needed, Not Included
Goggles Needed, Not Included
Lab Aprons Needed, Not Included
Gloves Needed, Not Included
Matches Needed, Not Included
Cellophane Tape Needed, Not Included
Disinfectant (70% ethanol or bleach) Needed, Not Included
Incubator (optional) Needed, Not Included
Autoclave (optional) Needed, Not Included
Rated 3 out of 5 by from E. coli issues My class had excellent results using the B. cereus, but the E. coli never grew.
Date published: 2019-09-23
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