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Middle School

Matter and Energy in Organisms and Ecosystems

Bacterial Growth

Lesson Description:

How does resource availability affect growth of populations? In this activity, you'll follow bacteria as they grow with different amounts of nutrient available for them.

Several bacterial colonies will grow at once and will overlap. You will start by clicking on a provided center. Click on Next until the colony appears at the plus sign. Then, click somewhere on the indicated edge to make your measurement.