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Microbes

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What are microorganisms also known as (another name for them)? Microbes
Where can microorganisms be found? EVERYWHERE
Are microorganisms harmful or helpful? Both
How are microorganisms seen? Only through a microscope
Name types of microorganisms. Fungi, protists, bacteria and viruses
What is yeast? A type of fungus used to make bread
What is bacteria? Single-celled organisms that do NOT have a NUCLEUS
What is a virus? Viruses are harmful, submicroscopic genetic material surrounded by a hard protein shell that can cause disease.
Thanks to microorganisms, we can enjoy what types of food? Cheese, bread and yogurt.
Where can microorganisms be found? Soil, air, water and even on humans!
Which of the following - animals, bacteria, fungi or viruses is NOT a category of microorganisms? Animals
Bacteria do not have what? A nucleus
How many cells make up bacteria? ONE
What are believed to be the oldest living organisms on Earth? Bacteria
Something that is living is called what? Organism
What describes the relationship of microorganisms to humans? Both helpful and harmful
Which of the following is NOT made using helpful microorganisms? Cheese, Bread, Steak, or Pickles Steak
What is one way that microorganisms are harmful? They cause diseases that can be spread to others.
What is another way microorganisms can be harmful? Microorganisms break down meat before it is eaten.
Is bacteria that cause tetanus beneficial or or harmful? harmful
Are dill pickles that have been fermented by bacteria beneficial or harmful? beneficial
Is a virus that is used to vaccinate people against other viruses beneficial or harmful? beneficial
Are microbes that cause food to spoil beneficial or harmful? harmful
Is yeast used to make bread beneficial or harmful? beneficial
Are microbes that are used to clean up oil spills beneficial or harmful? beneficial
Are bacteria that cause food poisoning beneficial or harmful? harmful
Microorganisms are beneficial to humans in what ways? Our bodily functions rely on microorganisms and their chemical processes. We would not be able to live without them. Microorganisms give us food like cheese, bread, and yogurt.
Microorganisms are harmful to humans in what ways? Germs are microorganisms that can cause disease/illnesses that can be spread to others. Microorganisms break down meat before it is eaten.
Created by: iamcwallace