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1.5: Performance Objectives

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    After completing this lab, the student will be able to perform the following objectives:

    DISCUSSION

    1. State three basic shapes of bacteria.

    2. State and describe five different arrangements of cocci.

    3. State and describe three different arrangements of bacilli.

    4. State and describe three different spiral forms.

    5. Describe the appearance of a typical yeast.

    RESULTS

    1. When given an oil immersion microscope, a prepared slide of a microorganism, and an ocular micrometer, determine the size of that organism in micrometers.

    2. Using a microscope, identify different bacterial shapes, arrangements, and forms.

    3. Differentiate a yeast from a coccus-shaped bacterium by its size.

    4. Compare the size of the microorganisms observed in lab with the diameter of a hair when using oil immersion microscopy.

    Contributors and Attributions

    • Dr. Gary Kaiser (COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF BALTIMORE COUNTY, CATONSVILLE CAMPUS)


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