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Using a variety of beans, students will investigate how various microbes can survive and reproduce. They will explain the effects the environment has on the sustainability of a microbial community and the adaptations they need to make for survival.
By completing this activity, the student will be able to:
Students should have the following knowledge prior to completing this activity:
Adaptation, Selective Pressures, Natural Selection, Microbial Evolution
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