Microorganisms are everywhere! They can be found in the air, in the soil and even in our oceans! These organisms might be tiny, but they have a massive impact on the health and function of our ocean. Take a deeper dive into the tiny world of these mighty microbes and discover different types of plankton, their significance in the food chain, and importance in our lives!
Georgia Standards of Excellence
- S5L4. Obtain, evaluate, and communicate information about how microorganisms benefit or harm larger organisms.
- a. Construct an argument using scientific evidence to support a claim that some microorganisms are beneficial.
- b. Construct an argument using scientific evidence to support a claim that some microorganisms are harmful.
Next Generation Science Standards
- MS-LS1-6 Construct a scientific explanation based on evidence for the roles of photosynthesis in the cycling of matter and flow of energy into and out of organisms