Hunting for 'bears' in the backyard
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Dave Walker, Micscape Magazine


This Micscape Magazine article offers practical hints about how to collect and study tardigrades, or water bears, from mosses in your backyard. It features a general introduction of water bears, a video, and a section of references for further reading.

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Subject: Biology, Ecology:Metabolism, Biology:Microbiology, Microbiology:Methods of Microbiology :Field Methods
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Grade Level: College Lower (13-14), General Public, High School (9-12), Middle (6-8)
Extreme Environments: Anhydrous, High Radiation, Extremely Hot, Extremely Cold
Topics: Biosphere:Ecology:Habitats:Terrestrial, Biosphere:Microbiology, Ecology, Methods of Microbiology:Field Methods