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Introduction to Physarum Kit

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Students learn to culture and handle Physarum and observe cytoplasmic streaming, locomotion, and plasmodial fusion. They also take on 2 experimental questions: what factors influence plasmodial growth and what factors influence whether the plasmodium forms sclerotia?

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For a class of 30. Developed by Donna Bozzone, Saint Michael's College. Students learn to culture and handle Physarum and observe cytoplasmic streaming, locomotion, and plasmodial fusion. They also take on 2 experimental questions: what factors influence plasmodial growth and what factors influence whether the plasmodium forms sclerotia? Includes teacher instructions and suggestions for further inquiry.

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Components Qty Included?
Physarum Plasmodium Plate   1 Included
Petri Dishes, 100 x 15 mm 40 Included
Agar, 2% 4 Included
Media, Semi-Defined 2 Included
Oat Flakes, 2 tbsp 2 Included
Filter Paper, 10 cm 100 Included
Aluminum Foil, 25-ft Roll 1 Included
Autoclave Bag 1 Included
Teacher’s Manual 1 Included