Think You Have It Figured Out? 

Follow  This  Printable  "Techie  Check  List"  To  Make  Sure  That  Your  Micro  Session  Goes  Smoothly

Wash hands thoroughly and put on a lab coat prior to working

Sterilize work area with lysol both before and after working with bacteria, chemicals, etc.

Label all plates and bottles for easy idenitification

Take precautions to avoid any contamination of agar, bacteria, etc.

Exercise caution when handling hot agar bottles

Cover bottom of bacteria plates with agar and "swish" plates to completely cover bottom with agar

Dispose of all micro materials (bacteria plates, pipette tips, etc.) in biohazard bags