Study all kinds of microorganisms, including bacteria, viruses, fungi, and parasites.
Substances used to grow microorganisms in the laboratory. Different types of culture media are used to grow different types of microorganisms, and some media are selective, meaning they only allow certain types of microorganisms to grow.
Devices used to maintain a specific temperature and humidity level for growing microorganisms. Incubators can be used to grow microorganisms at room temperature or at higher or lower temperatures, depending on the requirements of the microorganisms being grown.
Used to view microorganisms, including bacteria, viruses, fungi, and parasites. There are several types of microscopes, including compound microscopes, which use lenses to magnify objects, and electron microscopes, which use a beam of electrons to produce high-resolution images of very small objects.