Are Microbes Alive?

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Students observe mold growing on potatoes and then look at magnified images of several different microbes. This activity is one of eight as part of the Astrobiology Afterschool Guide. This activity can be found on page 19.

Tags: water, microbes, microbial growth, mold, nutrients, air, potatoes, energy

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Year2011
Grade Level4 - 6
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