Activities for the K-12 Classroom

Explore the amazing world of microbes using interactive and hands-on activities! Discover a wealth of activities that have been developed by collaborating projects and fellow educators.

Bioinformatics is the application of computer technology to the management of biological information. This Bioinformatics exercise represents a series of interrelated modules designed to introduce the student to modern biological techniques in the area of Bioinformatics.

Living in an Alkaline Environment is a three-part activity that explores the ecology and diversity of life in alkaline environments.

Bring em Back Alive is a series of activities that demonstrate various techniques for capturing free-living microbes from the environment.