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How to Prepare a Gram Stain Slide

After learning how to make a bacteria smear, you can learn how to distinguish different strains of bacteria. This staining method utilizes the differences in cell wall structure to identify whether your bacteria is gram positive or gram negative. This is a great diagnostic tool to add to your students’ research capabilities—and ideal for showing the close relationship between chemistry and biology. Head over to Ward's World for classroom ideas and inspiration to make teaching science easier – and more fun: Ward’s Science — Connecting Over 150 years of science exploration to tomorrow’s innovation.Don’t forget to subscribe and hit the bell button so you’ll always know when our newest new videos are available: For information on any products or services seen in this video, visit us at Check out Ward’s World for a never-ending stream of ideas and inspiration for making science fun: And follow us on social media for the very latest in the world of science education: Facebook: Instagram: Twitter: Pinterest: