Petri Dish

With 100 trillion bacteria calling your body home, you are a walking petri dish.  Bacteria have a bad reputation but you couldn’t digest your lunch without them.  See and experiment with some of these microorganisms and make a bacteria inspired craft to commemorate the night.

  • Did you know that for the first 4 billion years of our planet’s 4.5 billion year history, bacteria were the only game in town?  They also play an important role in fossilization.  Check out Museum geology collections with curator James Hagadorn and find out more! 
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