Frequently Purchased Together
Sometimes you just need a supply of nutrient agar and now you have the source. Agar is pronounced “awger”. It sounds like “blogger” without the “bl”. Our nutrient agar is made from a seaweed derivative and also contains a pancreatic gelatin made from beef bi-products to help promote the growth of bacteria. In a recent survey, 4 out of 5 bacteria preferred our nutrient agar over leftovers in your refrigerator. Comes with enough agar to fill 60 small (51 mm) Petri dishes, 30 large (101 mm) Petri dishes, or 20 jumbo (150 mm) Petri Dishes and instructions.
Recommended for children ages 6 and up.
- 25 grams of Nutrient Agar
- Activity guide
Is our agar made from seaweed?
Yes and no. By definition agar is a seaweed derivative. However, our nutrient agar also contains beef nutrients to help facilitate bacteria growth.