Technocopia

Technocopia is maker space located in Worcester, MA.  We provide our members with workspace and access to a bunch of tools to work on whatever they can dream up!

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Microbial Art

REGISTER for this single class on Eventbrite HERE
Monday Art and Science packages still available
Instructor:
Lauren Monroe
Total Class Cost: $80
This class meets a total of 3 times on Mondays weekly Oct. 7th - Oct. 28th
10:00am-12:00pm
Ages:
11-17

Utilizing special lab techniques students will culture bacteria and fungus on selected nutrient mediums to create colorful pallets and pictures in petri dishes. A popular art trend among some microbiologists, students will learn how to cultivate micro-organisms, prepare nutrient agars and petri dishes and exercise creative license in designing abstract and real to life images on their cultured dishes. Students will record their art through photography. This class satisfies the following biology topics:
Biological Classification
Cell Cycle & Division
Microbiology Technique & Procedure

Image: "Cell to Cell" Winner of 2015 ASM Agar Art Competition by Mehmet Berkmen and Maria Peñil

Technocopia 
44 Portland Street 6th Floor
Worcester MA, 01608
Ph. 774.420.2244