|Week||Description of Activities~ can very during a given six weeks|
|1||Read Course Outline
Read "Working with DNA & Bacteria" for Technique Safety
Start Disinfectant Sensitivity Log
Look at Bacteria on the www
Bring yogurt and skim milk for next week
|2||Learn to do Gram staining on samples
Make yogurt culture
Set up dilution for water testing
Make plans for personal project
|3||Water quality testing - Millipore (groups of two)
Read plates Monday, complete report sheet
Make final plans for project
Annotated Bibliography #1 Due
|4||Work on project design/media etc.
Set up antibiotic resistance test
Annotated Bibliography #2 Due
|5||Work on projects
Quiz on techniques, complete skill check (gram staining, micro transferring)
Turn in micro application assignment
|6||Project write-up due
TURN IN PROJECT WRITE-UP WITH EVALUATION SHEET AND FOLDER--NO LATE PAPERS!
Students must sign in/out with me each Friday for attendance
Students must read the "Working with DNA & Bacteria..." and sign safety pledge
Assigned work not turned in on time will be counted LATE and points will be deducted.
Work turned in MORE THAN ONE WEEK LATE will not be graded.
ALL PROJECTS/ANNOTATED BIBS must be TYPED.
Annotated bibliographies may come from scientific articles you find which deal with microbiological
organisms or applications. You can use the sources in the reference shelf
DO NOT TAKE THEM FROM THE LAB--REQUEST COPIES BE MADE.
GRADING-annotated bibliographies-5 points each
time management-10 points
project and (WWW/HTML Assignment)-35 points
The project write-up will contain the following sections:
Materials and Methods (follow Diagram)
Each student will conduct his/her own project
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