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Bacteria: Science Lesson


Bacteria, like all living things, are made up of cells, the building blocks of life. Cells are tiny machinery that not only perform the basic functions of life, but they also hold all the important information—the blueprint—of a living organism.

In this lesson you will:
  • Explore the main parts of a bacterial cell
  • Explore the main parts of an animal cell
  • Learn how bacteria work in our environment
  • Examine root words in scientific names and decode their meanings