Event Title

How Dirty is Dirt? - The contents of a Lenexa dirt sample

Location

CoLab

Start Date

3-5-2019 10:30 AM

End Date

3-5-2019 11:45 AM

Document Type

Poster

Description

In this project a sample of dirt from a Lenexa backyard was collected to analyze just how much bacteria is in dirt. Also focused on was if any antibiotic properties were contained. We found a sample that produced a zone of inhibition and numerous tests were ran on it. It was found that it is facultative, and positive for oxidase and catalase. In conclusion dirt contains numerous species and varying degrees of maturing bacteria.

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May 3rd, 10:30 AM May 3rd, 11:45 AM

How Dirty is Dirt? - The contents of a Lenexa dirt sample

CoLab

In this project a sample of dirt from a Lenexa backyard was collected to analyze just how much bacteria is in dirt. Also focused on was if any antibiotic properties were contained. We found a sample that produced a zone of inhibition and numerous tests were ran on it. It was found that it is facultative, and positive for oxidase and catalase. In conclusion dirt contains numerous species and varying degrees of maturing bacteria.