Students read about the different kinds of microorganisms and complete a chart to identify their basic needs.
You will get a 2 worksheets for students, 2 full colour information posters with all the information students need to complete the activity.
Includes a rubric and on the worksheet is also self-assessment portion in the footer that indicates what is expected and a code for students to report on their knowledge/ability relative to the outcome.
This download is a zipped folder with editable word files (install the free font for correct layout) and pdf versions.
I used this with my 6th grade students, but it could be adapted up or down to suit your curriculum needs.
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