In this online activity, students use lichens and tardigrades (water bears) to investigate their use as bioindicators of key air pollutants. When lichens are exposed to some kinds of air pollutants, especially to sulfur...
This National Geographic news article highlights research being done to study the Pompeii worm (Alvinella pompejana), the most heat tolerant complex organism on Earth, and its microscopic symbionts. Bacteria on the...
This image-rich website from the Australian Antarctic Division's Biology program describes its research in microscopic organisms. It includes an introduction of microbial ecology and microbial processes, followed by...
In this case study, students will assume the role of a microbiologist working at a chemical company that makes polyurethane. The lesson was developed for an introductory general microbiology course for biology and...
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