From Viruses to Bacteria and all the microbeasts in between, this Box helps you understand the tiny unseen beasties that live all around us! Our Microbeasts box includes:
- Disgusting Dishes: To see what germs are around, scientists will swab and “Plate up” samples. This activity gives you everything you need to plate up and test samples from around your home so you can see what’s clean and what’s dirty!
- Make a Microbe: Look through a gallery of germs and pick the one you want to upsize! Learn about some of the features of microbes that can make them useful or dangerous!
- Burping Yeast Race: seriously funny and eye catching this experiment explores how microbes behave in different environments.
- Plaque Panic: Did you know your mouth is home to millions of microbes!? Teeth cleaning isn’t just about keeping those bugs back, it’s about smashing biofilms which is exactly what you will do here!