Environmental Science Education

LaMotte BioPaddles® Microbiology Simplified!

Liquid Sampling: Remove the paddle from the vial and fill the vial (approximately 40ml) with the sample. Insert the paddle, swirl for 15 seconds. Pour out the liquid, and replace the paddle in the vial and incubate.

Surface Sampling: Remove the paddle from the vial and gently touch each paddle media surface to the sample surface twice per side. Replace paddle in the vial and incubate.

Air Sampling: Remove the paddle from the vial. Invert and mount the circular cap into the vial, exposing the agar covered paddle. Expose for 15 minutes. Replace the paddle in the vial and incubate.

All BioPaddle products include a free app! LaMotte BioPaddle Colony ID lite App allows users to compare the “unknown” microbe growth on the BioPaddle to a library of images of “known” microbe colonies from 5 microhabitats (air, water, soil, surface and food).

New BioPaddle Colony ID full app now available!.

BioPaddle Products – all packaged 10 paddles per box. Includes a technical information sheet.

Note: Dated material. Specify ship date. Orders may be placed in advance. Orders are shipped Mondays and Tuesdays from Maryland.

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  1. BioPaddles® Colony ID™
    BioPaddles® Colony ID™

    Order Code #: biopaddlesapp

  2. BioPaddles® Colony ID™ Lite
    BioPaddles® Colony ID™ Lite

    Order Code #: biopaddleslite

  3. AP® The Water Quality Assessment Package
    AP® The Water Quality Assessment Package

    Order Code #: 5845-PKG

  4. AP® Environmental Science Water Quality Assessment Curriculum Module
    AP® Environmental Science Water Quality Assessment Curriculum Module

    Order Code #: 5845

  5. BioPaddle® Total Coliform Activity
    BioPaddle® Total Coliform Activity

    Order Code #: 5846

  6. BioPaddles® - Tryptic Soy Agar (TSA) & Rose Bengal Chloramphenicol Agar (RB)
    BioPaddles® - Tryptic Soy Agar (TSA) & Rose Bengal Chloramphenicol Agar (RB)

    Order Code #: 5552

  7. BioPaddles® - Nutrient-TTC Agar (NUT-TTC) & MacConkey Agar (MAC)
    BioPaddles® - Nutrient-TTC Agar (NUT-TTC) & MacConkey Agar (MAC)

    Order Code #: 5553

  8. BioPaddles® - Sabouraud Dextrose Agar (SAB)
    BioPaddles® - Sabouraud Dextrose Agar (SAB)

    Order Code #: 5551

  9. BioPaddles® - Nutrient Agar (NA)
    BioPaddles® - Nutrient Agar (NA)

    Order Code #: 5550

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