Oil Spill – Bioremediation
In this activity, students perform an experiment to see how bacteria can degrade oil. Students compare oil only to oil mixed with Pseudomonas for 5 days and record observations.
1. Compare/contrast the effectiveness of OEMs to other methods of cleaning up oil spills
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oil spill, bioremediation, oil-degrading microbes, oil-eating bacteria
Last updated: 3/3/2015