Culturing Microbes (Required Practical) | AQA B1 4.1 | New Spec 9-1 (2018)

Outstanding pupil-led lesson including:
-Match the keywords starter to ease pupils into the topic.
-Good video on how to adopt aseptic techniques whilst doing the practical.
-Brilliant risk assessment task for pupils to complete.
-Well structured equipment list and method for pupils to follow during the practical.
-Literacy task where pupils have to use keywords and create their own method for growing microbes.
-Model answer for pupils to peer assess each others work.
-Self assessment opportunities.
-Thought provoking questions on health and safety and how to prevent contamination of bacteria (focusing on sterilising equipment, temperature for growing bacteria and aseptic techniques).
-Key facts which are part of the new spec.
-Stimulating noughts and crosses plenary



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Created: Nov 11, 2017

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