Need SciFair topic ideas on molds

Phil jorge2 at earthlink.net
Wed Jan 21 01:31:45 EST 1998


Michael George wrote:
> 
> Need SciFair topic ideas on molds
> 
> I am looking for ideas for science fair topics to
> inspire a middle school (gr6) student who wishes to do a
> project on mold but can't come up with anything beyond
> the basic "how long before bread molds" or "which things
> mold faster". He needs a project a step up from this.
> 
> If you have any ideas to share or books/articles/websites
> to reference it would be most helpful.
> 
> Please email me directly in addition to posting as it is
> difficult for me to get to the newsgroup due to limited
> usenet access.
> 
> Thanks in advance for your help,
> Michael   110247.134 at compuserve.com
> 
> 
> 
> --
> Michael George  Boulder, Colorado, USA
> Email  110247,134 at compuserve.com

Michael:

What about examining and culturing some of the molds around the person's
home?  Some of these are intimately associated with specific
environments (e.g the darkly pigmented fungi of bathroom mildew or paint
films).

Phil Geis



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