Guidelines for Biosafety in Teaching Laboratories
Biosafety guidelines for working with microorganisms. These guidelines are brief by design for ease of use and provide educators with a clear and consistent way to safely work with microorganisms in the teaching laboratory.
Lab Protocols for Educators:
These lab protocols each contain standard laboratory tests and include the procedural steps as well as the purpose, theory, history, safety considerations, tips and comments, and references.
TEACHING METHODS AND TOOLS
Careers in Microbiology
Microbiologists are scientists who study living organisms and infectious agents, such as bacteria and viruses, that can only be seen with a microscope. Learn more about a variety of jobs in microbiology.
These lessons and activities bring concepts in microbiology to K-12 students. Our newest lessons follow the BSCS 5E learning cycle and are aligned to the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS).