Things I need to know for my test….

Things I need to know for my test….

Briefly understand the differences between the 6 kingdoms. Understand the taxonomy – how generalized to specific the relationships get – Kingdom…..to……. species Bacteria – how can bacteria be helpful?  Do bacteria share general characteristics? Protists – do...
6 Ways Fungi can Save the World!!

6 Ways Fungi can Save the World!!

Mycologist Paul Stamets studies mycelium and lists 6 ways that this astonishing fungus can help save the world. Cleaning polluted soil, creating new insecticides, treating smallpox and maybe even the flu … in 18 minutes, he doesn’t get all the way through his list,...
Viruses

Viruses

You will be completing an eLearning section.  You will need to go to the Ontario Electronic Resource Bank.  You will need to log in using the username/password given in class – accept the terms.  Click on the ‘Search 2.0’.  Cut and paste this search...
War on Vaccines

War on Vaccines

Please watch the documentary below and ponder what would you do?  Would you chose to vaccinate your child or not?  Are the risks to your child too great, the risks to society greater?  Do you believe the doctors or the concerned parents?  Do murcury, formalin and...
Bacteria and Protists

Bacteria and Protists

We have looked into the taxonomy around what makes a bacteria a bacteria and not a protist!!  Now it is time to look into a few different types of each of these so that you have a bettter understanding of them. Bacteria The Internet has become a valuable resource in...