Water Bear
http://www.nationalgeographic.com/ngkids/amfacts/amaz3.html

Dave Whamond, National Geographic Kids


This National Geographic Kids site features a "far out" fact about tardigrades, or water bears, along with a comical illustration.

This resource is referenced here:
Subject: Biology, :Ecology:Metabolism, Biology:Microbiology
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Grade Level: Intermediate (3-5), Primary (K-2)
Extreme Environments: Anhydrous
Topics: Biosphere:Ecology:Metabolism, Biosphere:Ecology, MicrobiologyKeyword: cryptobiosis