Tag: organisms

  • If Germs could sing

      Germs, sometimes known as Bacteria, are alive, but you can’t see them.  Bacteria are groups of tiny organisms that have only one cell.  They are on the ground, in the air, on your shoelaces, the handle to the refrigerator, the tip of your nose.  They are all around us. Some bacteria can cause diseases…

  • Special mud pie… it’s alive! And it eats plastic

    A teenager named Daniel Burd discovered a way to make plastic bags decompose quickly by mixing yeast, mud and water together to grow the bag-eating microbes. Hey! This is a very special mud pie. Or mud shake (depending on how much water he added). This is very important because plastic bags are a huge problem.…