The Life of Sergei Winogradsky
Thomas Corner March 1992 The Science Teacher p 36-37

This journal article describes the life history of Sergei Winogradsky, the "Father of Soil Microbiology." It discusses the two phases of his scientific career and highlights his major contributions, including the discovery of chemoautotrophy, nitrifying bacteria, and nitrogen fixation.


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Subject: Biology:Ecology:Biofilms, Environmental Science:Ecosystems:Biogeochemical cycling, Education:Assessment, Biology:Microbiology
Resource Type: Pedagogic Resources:Overview/Summary, Biographical Resources, Activities:Classroom Activity:Jigsaw, Journal Article
Grade Level: College Lower (13-14), High School (9-12), College Upper (15-16)
Topics: Education:Assessment, Energy/Material cycles, Biosphere:Microbiology, Ecology:Biofilms