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Cleaning Up Oil Spills Naturally

Simulate an oil spill in water and treat it with a microbial mix to observe the physical changes and degradation of oil film.

Manufacturer: fisher scientific  AZ-20-1255

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Compound microscope

Catalog No. S23197


Description & Specifications


For Use With (Application) To observe physical changes and degradation of oil film
Product Type Refill Clean Spills
Includes Ready to use bacterial mixture, oil, petri dishes, vials, pipets, measuring spoon, stirring sticks, sand, gravel, cobbles, gloves, magnifiers and comprehensive teacher and student guides

  • Three spill scenarios: beach sand, gravel and cobbles
  • Observe differences in degradation rates
  • Explore bioremediation methods for other waste chemicals
  • Compare their effectiveness to traditional cleanup methods