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ERIC Number: EJ898363
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Sep
Pages: 5
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 6
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0036-8555
What Microbe Are You!
Weersing, Kimberley; Padilla-Gamino, Jacqueline; Bruno, Barbara
Science Teacher, v77 n6 p40-44 Sep 2010
Students--and just about everyone else--tend to have a wide range of misconceptions about microbes. This article is aimed at changing how students view microbes by engaging them in two hands-on activities that are fun and creative and align with both the National Science Education Standards (NRC 1996) and the Essential Principles of Ocean Literacy (NGS and NOAA 2006). By taking a microbe personality quiz and designing their own microbe models, students uncover the critical roles that microbes play in our environment. (Contains 4 figures.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A