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The American Biology Teacher (2015) 77 (9): 659–668.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Sheila A. Homburger; Dina Drits-Esser; Molly Malone; Louisa A. Stark Until about two decades ago, the standard method of studying a microbe was to isolate it, grow it in culture, stain it, and examine it under a microscope. Today, new genomic tools are helping expand our view of the microbial world...
The American Biology Teacher (2015) 77 (8): 567–574.
Published: 01 October 2015
..., www.ucpress.edu/journals.php?p=reprints . 2015 Astrobiology biology evolution extremophiles extreme environments microbes nature of science origin of life project-based learning Figure 1. Alien life on Earth: Yellowstone National Park's extreme environments (photos by the author, August 2012...
The American Biology Teacher (2013) 75 (5): 336–339.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Dana L. Richter A simple method is presented to show kids the size of a microbe – a fungus hypha – compared to a human hair. Common household items are used to make sterile medium on a stove or hotplate, which is dispensed in the cells of a weekly plastic pill box. Mold fungi can be easily and...