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Observing Different Microbes

Observing Different Microbes

Companion slide set of the video demonstration, "Observing Different Microbes," showing how best to teach the lesson, "Observing Different Microbes." Students use a light microscope to examine three different microbes: bacteria in yogurt, Baker's yeast and paramecia in pond water.

Author(s): Barbara Tharp, MS, and Nancy Moreno, PhD
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Observing Different Microbes

Materials for Each Group of Four Students

Safety Considerations

Engage Students by Asking...

Prepare Slides of Microbes to Observe

Let's Talk About Bacteria

Let's Talk About Baker's Yeast Cells

Let's Talk About Paramecia

EXTENSION: Microscopic Pond Life

Funded by the following grant(s)

Science Education Partnership Award, NIH

Science Education Partnership Award, NIH

Grant Number: 5R25RR018605