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Using A Winogradsky Column to Analyze Microbial Communities

Students use easily obtained materials to study ecological succession in a microbiological community. This investigation is appropriate for a variety of age groups. Elementary Students be fascinated by the changes occurring over time in their bottles. First and second year high school students can do microscopic sampling of their communities that introduce them to diversity among microorganisms.

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Resource Details

Grade
K - 12th
Subjects
Biology
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
5 days
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
Included Materials
  • Project