Comparing Disinfectants

Students observe bacterial growth. They infer how well a disinfectant controls bacterial growth. Students draw conclusions regarding the best way to use disinfectants. They are asked why some cleaning products contain disinfectants. Students discuss the fact that bacteria are present everywhere around them, and that controlling bacteria by using disinfectants helps to prevent the spreading of disease and food spoilage.

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Grade
9th - 12th
Subjects
Science
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
1 day
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
Year
2007
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