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Microbes: Protozoa

Learn about many different types of protozoa and their life cycles. Includes many microscopic images and some videos. Find out what types of diseases can be caused by these microbes. There is a link to an eThemes Resource on the scientific method.


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View videos of protozoa (amoeba) magnified under a microscope. Select a connection speed.
Click on an image to learn more about different types of protozoa.
This fun site for students is about microbes. Click on "Meet the Microbes" for an explanation of protozoa. Explore other areas of the site for interactive games and prevention tips.
Explore this site to learn more about microbes, including protozoa. Includes a section on careers in microbiology with interviews of these scientists.
Click on the links to view images of intestinal parasites.
Here is a general introduction to the kingdom Protista, which includes protozoans, amoebas, and paramecium.
This page gives an overview of some commonly found freshwater protozoa. Includes photographs and illustrations.
Here is an article about what Protists are and how they work.
Here is a general description of protozoa, their characteristics, and life cycle.
Learn about protists and other microbes and which diseases they can cause.
These sites describe the general method used in scientific research. They also include the research process, the role and purpose of theory, and the history of the method. Includes a link to an eThemes Resource on science fair projects.

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