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What Color is Your Colony?

Students conduct an experiment to change the color of E. coli bacteria using genetic engineering. They work in small groups to add a plasmid containing a gene for red pigment to the bacteria and culture the bacteria to see if it expresses the red gene.

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Resource Details

9th - Higher Ed
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
3 days
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
Included Materials
  • Worksheet