For 10/25: Get to know your microbes

Now that you’ve looked at the fundamentals of cell biology, it’s time to go beyond the textbook and consider the bacteria that live in and on us. For class on Thursday, Oct. 25th, watch this TED talk by Rob Knight and work through the prompts below.

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Properties of Water

One aspect of anime that can make it so immersive is the attention to detail, whether fantastical or realistic. As we watch the beginning of the Studio Ghibli film The Secret World of Arietty, see if you can spot some of the properties of water (or other concepts) you read about in chapter 2. What kind of interaction between water molecules makes these properties possible?  Continue reading