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The results show that the meat thawed using the microwave had the least amount of bacteria contamination followed by the meat thawed in the fridge. The  meat thawed at room temperature had the most bacteria contamination

Thawing method Outside Fridge Microwave
Bacteria growth (mm) 53 22 17

The graph below represents the results of our science experiment:

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2 day for preparation, 5 days for science fair project
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Access to laboratory equipment (eg. petri dishes)
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Always follow laboratory safety guidelines and always practice sterile technique when handling microbes. Never have any food or drink at your workstation and always thoroughly wash your hands with disinfectant soap or alcohol before leaving your workstation. Always dispose of used material in a biohazard bag. If none are available, the bacteria should be destroyed with bleach before being disposed of.