xUmp.com Logo

Back To School Science Supplies Sale
Back To School Science Supplies Sale
Petri Dishes with Agar Set - Image One
Share this product:

Petri Dishes with Agar Set

Item#: 16249   5 star rating 2 customer reviews
Price: $8.99 /each
$8.59 /each (buy 10+)
IN STOCK Ships today!
Order by 1pm PST/4pm EST.
Add to cart to see shipping prices.

QTY:

Save additional 10% OFF with coupon code: BTS2018

Perform a timeless scientific experiment, one of the foundational diagnostic methods of microbiology, by using agar and petri dishes to grow your own bacterial cultures!  A culture is a method of allowing microbial organisms to multiply by letting them reproduce under controlled laboratory conditions.  The petri dish is partially filled with warm liquid agar with a particular mix of nutrients, salts and amino acids (and sometimes antibiotics). After the agar hardens, the dish is ready to receive a microbe-laden sample. Empty petri dishes can also be used to observe plant germination or small animal behavior.

This kit includes 3 petri dishes (85mm in diameter) and 3 grams of agar, everything you need to get started growing your own bacterial cultures!  Also makes for a great jumping-off point for a variety of science fair experiments, or an excellent classroom activity for science teachers.

Features:

  • 3 petri dishes (85mm in diameter) and 3 grams of agar
  • Grown your own bacterial cultures
  • Great science fair project or classroom activity


Age:
14 +
Box Size:
8.00 x 6.00 x 2.25 inches
20.32cm x 15.24cm x 5.72cm
Weight:
0 lb 4 oz
0.10 kg

Warning:
CHOKING HAZARD
Small parts. Not for children under 3 yrs.

Customer Reviews


5 star rating  Performed as expected
T.B. from Port Lavaca, TX
I purchased this for a 5th grade student's science fair project. We swabbed cellphones and grew bacteria from the swabs. Directions mentioned growth would appear after the 4th day and that is what happened!

5 star rating  Petri Dishes and Agar
Julie Hansil from GA
Came quick. Just what I wanted. Good product, great price.


FEATURED PRODUCTS

Candy Chemistry Kit .

$33.99

Candy Chemistry Kit

Learn Chemistry While Creating Sweet Treats

Light Crystal Prism - Large.

$14.99

Light Crystal Prism - Large

Discover a world of kaleidoscopic effects within this perfectly clear prism of the Light Crystal!

Doodling Robot 4M Kit.

$17

Doodling Robot 4M Kit

Build a robot that's an artist too!

Sea Monkeys Ocean Zoo.

$13

Sea Monkeys Ocean Zoo

Use this cool Sea Monkeys zooquarium to teach your child how to take care of a pet!

Fuel Cell X7 Kit.

$129.99

Fuel Cell X7 Kit

Build a model car that runs on hydrogen gas using a unique reversible fuel cell!

Electronics Learning Circuits Kit.

$44

Electronics Learning Circuits Kit

This kit focuses on teaching children about electricity and how electronic devices work!

xUmp.com Logo


Join our tribe:

SIGN-UP & SAVE

Sign-up for our weekly discounts and promotions email newsletter.



xUmp.com Catalog

CATALOG

View xUmp science supplies catalog

xUmp.com Mission