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Science Year 6: Year 6 Science and Technology - MARVELLOUS MICRO-ORGANISMS

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MARVELLOUS MICRO-ORGANISMS

An Introduction

Micro-organisms, or microbes, are a diverse group of minute, simple forms of life that include bacteria, algae, fungi, protozoa, and viruses. Microorganisms are too small to be seen with the naked eye and are normally viewed by means of a microscope. The study of microorganisms is called microbiology.

 

"Microorganism." Britannica School. Encyclopedia Britannica, Inc., 2017. Web. Oct 24 2017 

Mould Time Lapse

Sources on Bacteria

The word "bacteria" generally indicates some sort of disease, and is likely to repulse you or scare you off .                                                

But there are some bacteria that are highly beneficial as well.

Click on IDEAS.TED.COM to find out about the most beautiful Bacteria you will ever see!

You are your microbes

Micro -organisms - The Dr Binocs Show - Educational Videos for kids

Bacteria Growth in Real Time