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Microbiology OER Resources


This publication presents the core concepts of microbiology with a focus on applications for careers in allied health. The pedagogical features make the material interesting and accessible while maintaining the career application focus and scientific rigor inherent in the subject matter.

Microbiology PowerPoint Slides

PowerPoint slides for the Microbiology OpenStax textbook.

Laboratory Exercises in Microbiology: Discovering the Unseen World Through Hands-On Investigation

The exercises in this laboratory manual are designed to engage students in hand-on activities that reinforce their understanding of the microbial world. Topics covered include: staining and microscopy, metabolic testing, physical and chemical control of microorganisms, and immunology.

Microbiology: Images of Bacteria

Escherichia coli on EMB Agar

Students swabbed a piece of washed chicken and unwashed chicken on agar plate. Students incubated each plate at room temperature (25°C) for 24 hours.

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