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Bacteria Farm: My First Biology Kit

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We’re always told to wash our hands, but why? Learn this and more with the Bacteria Farm kit! With this kit you will collect samples, cultivate and then examine them with the included magnifier.

  • $30.00
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Bacteria can be both good and bad. For example, lactic acid bacteria in yogurt is helpful, while salmonella bacteria causes food poisoning. Learn all about bacteria with three easy to do experiments involving bacteria on the hands, bacteria around the house and bacteria growth. A great introduction into biology, this kit is a fantastic way to help kids understand all about bacteria in our world.


What’s included in the kit:

  • 100mL Beaker
  • 10 x Cotton swabs
  • 2g Powdered gelatine
  • Magnifying glass
  • 5mL Syringe
  • Measuring spoon
  • Cultivation plate
  • Illustrated manual

Recommended for ages eight and over (six and over with assistance). Not suitable for children under three years.

Product size: 185 x 251 x 61mm

The Bacteria Farm also makes a great classroom teaching resource. This product can be used in classroom activities that align with the Australian Curriculum.


Content Descriptor

Year 3 - ACSSU044

Living things can be grouped on the basis of observable features and can be distinguished from non-living things

Year 4 - ACSSU073

Living things depend on each other and the environment to survive

Year 6 - ACSSU094

The growth and survival of living things are affected by physical conditions of their environment

Year 7- ACSSU111

Classification helps organise the diverse group of organisms

Year 8 - ACSSU149

Cells are the basic units of living things; they have specialised structures and functions

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