Hunting for 'bears' in the backyard

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