Pictures and information about various microbes organized by habitats in a "virtual zoo". This is part of the "Digital Learning Center for Microbial Ecology" which also includes other educational materail on microbial ecology including Microbes in the News and microbial ecology resources.
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Chris Theobald (Student)
snack bar that was very interesting. It explained how we use microbes everyday
in the formation of certain foods. Some of these food items, I knew used
bacteria, others, like chocolate, was a surprise to learn about. Another
catagory that I found to be intriquing was the studies being done regarding
This is a wonderful resource for teachers and students, perhaps best suited to
teaching kids through high school(although I had a great time with the site and
I'm 28). This site uses some fun drawings and has some great candid microscopic
the site but it will reinforce your knowledge of biological processes and make
you have a fun time doing it.