MadSci Network: Microbiology

Subject: What is soap scum?

Date: Wed Feb 12 15:34:46 2003
Posted by Lisa
Grade level: 4-6 School: No school entered.
City: Richmond Hill State/Province: NY Country: USA
Area of science: Microbiology
ID: 1045082086.Mi

My son asked me what was on the bathroom tiles and I told him soap scum.  He 
asked me what it was.  I do not know if it is a bacteria or mildew.  Please 
help me.  Thank you.  He was interested in writing about it for Science.

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