- What did I do today?Used different agar plates. One half of the agar plates was stained with inoculum while the other one of the plates was left untouched, the control.
Then, "scabbed" different areas with a cotton swab and and then did the same.
- What did I learn today?
Always as much as you can, minimise contact with bacteria as they may be harmful to you.
- How do I feel about today’s activities?
o Discuss any learning points from today’s activities
Lab coat and rubber gloves must be worn at all times when in the lab.
o Describe how the project has affected your understanding of the discipline and how it may be applied elsewhere
It has made me know more about bacteria, and it may be applied in real life in many ways.
o Share your insights for the dayI have made an understanding that bacteria can be both useful and harmful to us and that we should be very careful when it comes to handling bacteria, especially harmful bacteria. Contact with harmful bacteria should also be minimised.