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  • Primary School - Grades K-3
    P=Project   E=Experiment
    Investigate the optimal starter cultures for making yogurt from whole milk. [E]
    Food Safety Science Fair Projects and Experiments
    Elementary School - Grades 4-6
    P=Project   E=Experiment
    Find out if the "5 Second Rule" of picking up a piece of food that has dropped on the floor within 5 second eliminates the possibility of germs on that piece of food. [P] [P]
    The Effect of Various Milk Pasteurization Temperatures on Bacteria Growth [P]
    How Do Food Preservatives Affect the Growth of Microorganisms? [E]
    Food Safety Science Fair Projects and Experiments
    Middle School - Grades 7-9
    P=Project   E=Experiment
    Statistical and Microbial Analysis of the Cleanliness of Fast Food Restaurants [E]
    Ways of washing spinach to eliminate bacteria [E]
    How much time does it take to transfer bacteria from a contaminated wood surface onto clean food? [E]
    Determine whether dishes on which food is served in restaurants carry bacteria. [E]
    Test a piece of ham that falls on the counter and ground for 10, 5, and 1 seconds and see if it really will be clean enough to eat or if it will be crawling with germs. [E]
    Examines the levels of harmful bacteria that grow in baby food after it has been opened and used in both refrigerated and room temperature environments. [E]
    A Conductometric Biosensor for the Detection of Food-Borne Pathogens [E] [P]
    The Effect of Cinnamon on E. coli Growth in Apple Juice [E]
    Investigating the Anti-Bacterial Properties of Turmeric on the Shelf Life of Milk [E]
    Determine which method of defrosting meat is safest and which method of cooking kills the most bacteria. [E]
    Microwave Radiation's Effect on the Growth of Bacteria [E]
    Are Organic and Nonorganic Store Bought Birds (Chickens) Equally Infected with Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria? [E]
    Determine which type of lettuce carries more bacteria, hand washed or pre-bagged [E]
    Determine how temperature of milk affects the viscosity of yogurt. [E]
    The Effect of Various Temperatures on the Type and Growth Rate of Bacteria in Meat [P]
    Determine the presence of salmonella bacteria from whole, uncooked chickens from different suppliers/processing plants. [E]
    Find out if a silver dollar can keep un-refrigerated milk fresh longer by killing the bacteria which sours milk. [E]
    Bacterial Activity in Fresh and Frozen Human Milk as Compared to Cow's Milk and Baby Formula [E]
    Food Safety Science Fair Projects and Experiments
    High School - Grades 10-12
    P=Project   E=Experiment
    Determine if organic lettuce had higher levels of gram-negative bacteria than conventionally grown bacteria. [E]
    The amount of bacteria in poultry supply [P]
    Activity of Probiotic Bacteria Isolated from Japanese Natto [P] [P]
    Explore the health benefits of red wine and chocolate through the growth of probiotic bacteria. [E]
    Food Safety Science Fair Projects and Experiments
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