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Comparing Sizes of Microorganisms

Author(s): Nancy Moreno, PhD, Barbara Tharp, MS, Deanne Erdmann, MS, Sonia Rahmati Clayton, PhD, and James P. Denk, MA

Comparing Sizes of Microorganisms

In this activity, students compare the relative sizes and shapes of different types of microbes by creating scale models. They will use punctuation—a period printed on a strip of text—as a visible frame of reference.

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Funded by the following grant(s)

Science Education Partnership Award, NIH

Science Education Partnership Award, NIH

MicroMatters
Grant Number: 5R25RR018605