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Water Molds (Oomycetes)
In this laboratory activity, learners use a simple procedure to bait oomycetes from water and/ or soil and then examine these fungus-like organisms with the microscope to see how they look.
Biological Succession in a MicroecosystemAdd to list Details
This laboratory activity helps learners understand the concept of biological succession by simulating the process in a microenvironment with various protozoans.
In this activity, learners use coverslips to collect organisms from a pond, estuary or marine environment and then examine what they have caught with a microscope.
Observing Different MicrobesAdd to list Details
In this activity, learners use a microscope to examine three different microbes: bacteria, yeast and paramecia. Educator will need to prepare the yeast solution one day before the activity.
What Does Life Need to Live?
In this astrobiology activity (on page 11 of the PDF), learners consider what organisms need in order to live (water, nutrients, and energy).
Scavenger Hunt: A Group CollectionAdd to list Details
In this activity, learners are divided into teams.
The Jelly Bean Problem (JBP)Add to list Details
In this activity, learners are challenged to eat some candy as a cell would need to as well as to think about some of the problems that arise when a cell ingests food.
The Variety and Roles of MicrobesAdd to list Details
In this activity, learners use sets of cards to assign microorganisms to different groups.