A Case of Food Poisoning

$14.06$105.99

What is causing an outbreak of food-borne illness?

What is causing an outbreak of food-borne illness in a community?

  • Conduct simulated tests of potentially contaminated foods to determine the pathogen causing the illness.
  • Investigate the source of the food contamination.
  • Learn how to keep food safe from contamination and how to avoid food-borne illness.
$14.06
Assembled kits
$105.99
Materials to assemble 10 kits - includes all supplies, printed labels, and student instructions copy master
$59.48
Materials to refill 10 kits

Kit Includes

  • Student instructions
  • Simulated “Patient Diarrhea Sample”
  • Simulated “Pathogen Testing Solution”
  • 4 simulated samples of potentially contaminated foods
  • 2 labeled droppers
  • 1 plastic well strip
  • 6 toothpicks
  • 4 strips of simulated “E. coli 0157:H7 Test Paper”
  • Pathogens That Could Cause Food-borne Illness testing diagram
  • What You Should Know About Food-borne Illness brochure

Also Required

  • Safety goggles

Quantity Discounts

    Kits:

  • 1 – 9 kits: $14.06 each
  • 10 – 24 kits: $13.36 each
  • 25+ kits: $12.65 each

    Unassembled:

  • 1 – 9 packs: $105.99 each
  • 10+ packs: $100.69 each

    Refills:

  • 1 – 9 packs: $59.48 each
  • 10+ packs: $56.51 each

Correlation to Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) Shop by NGSS »

Performance Expectations:

N/A

  • Science & Engineering Practices

    Analyzing and Interpreting Data - Analyze and interpret data to provide evidence for phenomena.

  • Disciplinary Core Ideas

    N/A

  • Crosscutting Concepts

    Cause and Effect - Cause and effect relationships may be used to predict phenomena in natural systems.