Streak Plate Method

Elroy Klaviter
Jiatyan Chen, Producer; Ben Rhodes, Flash Programming

A virtual laboratory steps through the key elements of the streak plate method used to isolate of individual organisms in pure culture. It simulates real wait time and provides relevance to the real life process by making sure that the students apply all the steps in the right order to grow a pure culture. Hint: sterilize, sample, streak, sterilize, streak, sterilize, streak. Lessons learned/feedback: Very positive comments from students.

Technologies used: 
Flash MX
Development time: 
2 months