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Narwhal Science Blog – Micro-organisms

on January 23, 2013

Please post here what you have learned so far and what you would like to learn more about this half term.

Here is the link to the BBC website with a micro-organisms activity.


This is a link Matthew found about bacteria growth.


This is the clip on BBC iplayer, forward to 15 minutes 10 seconds for fungi that glow in the dark found by Megan.


Keep the information coming – you’re doing great!




25 Responses to “Narwhal Science Blog – Micro-organisms”

  1. George says:

    Hi Mr Parkin,

    I would like to find out:

    How many diffrent types of bacteria they are in the world?

    🙂 🙂 🙂 🙂 🙂

  2. Megan says:

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/i/b01q0t2r/ watch it is 15 mins and 10 secs into the video it is called Africa !!!!!!!

  3. Ava says:

    Hi mr parkin
    i would like to know if there is differenrt mirco organisams in the world.?:):)xxxxxxxxxxx

  4. millie narwhal class says:

    I think this video is amazing because when the fungi grows it is spectacular.

  5. connor says:

    I hate them especially the black death .There has been billions of deaths in London and other places.

  6. Matthew yr5 narwhals says:

    go to http://www.sciencekids.co.nz/videos/biology/bacteria.html to see a video about bactiria growth its 16 secs long.hope ya like it

  7. George says:

    Hi Mr Parkin,

    I would like to find out a bit more about why bacteria multiplies!!!
    I have also been on some of the links attached.

    I have been looking on the Internet and I have found a microorganisms word search.

    Click on the link below if you want to have a go on it.


    🙂 🙂 🙂 🙂 🙂

  8. Amber says:

    Dear Mr parkin i wached the vidio again and i found out that not only does the fungi glow in the dark it is also very inportant for the rainforest.

  9. ashwaan says:

    Who does bacteria grow?

  10. ashwaan says:

    I meant where does bacteria grow? Have a good weekend what is left of it anyway.

  11. stan says:

    Hi Mr Parkin,
    I wood like to Lern why microbs gro and multiply so fast.
    And how they multiply.
    And what maics them Grow and multiply.

  12. EleanorW narwhal class says:

    I would like to know more about how micro organisms survive .

  13. Megan says:

    Hi Narwhals , I have found an amazing website for fun and games about microbes enjoy !!!http://www.neok12.com/Microorganisms.htm hope you enjoy !!! :]

  14. EleanorW narwhal class says:

    Hi,does bacteria grow every where,EVEN IN SPACE!!!!

  15. Megan says:

    Hi guys Megan again anyway I thought of a good question Is there microorganisms in space !!

  16. Saskia says:

    HI.Why do MICROBES MULTIPLY ? and why are microbes different and not the same ?

  17. rhys says:

    There is a fungus that can decompos rocks

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