Sandlapper Society

Bacteria and Antibiotics

Students in grades 6 through 8 have an opportunity to investigate bacteria, learn about their importance and significance, and examine the role that antibiotics play in disease treatment. Students will culture bacteria and observe the effects of antibiotics on different bacterial cultures.

Objectives

Student Pre-Briefing

To get the most out of the laboratory experience, we strongly suggest that you prepare your class prior to coming to the SC DNA Learning Center. For the bacteria and antibiotics lab, we would like your students to have a basic understanding of the following topics:Three major classification of life: eubacteria (bacteria), archea (archeans), eukarya (eukaryotic).

 

Meets SC Content Standards