By: Darian Peters
Bacteria are single-celled microorganisms that can come in a vast number of species and with a variety of lifestyles. Some of them are free living, not requiring other organisms for their survival, and existing in everything from the soil and fresh water to extreme environments...
By: Darian Peters
Bacteria are a type of single-celled microorganism. They can come in many different species and in several very different forms that have implications for how they live and how they interact with other organisms. One of these types is the pathogenic bacteria, which are harmful...
Overview of phylum Arthropoda
By: Laurie Childree
The phylum arthropoda is made up of crustaceans, insects, spiders and their relatives. Antropods have more species than the other phylas put together making them the largest phylum. There are millions of species within the phylum that have not yet been described, it is believed...
Animal behavior: The differences between "nature" and "nurture"
By: Perry McCarney
There has been significant debate on whether nature or nurture dominates in the development of human behavior since the fields of human psychology and human psychiatry evolved. Prior to the Industrial Revolution it was presumed that the son would follow the craft of the...
The best books for learning about animal behavior
By: Lucie Shores
"Animal Behavior Science Projects" by Nancy Woodard Cain Something children will love to have is this book of non-invasive experiments about animal behavior. It is the science fair's alternative to putting animals in cages, wheels, balls and pens. Each subject outlines a complete scientifically observable...
The debate on Darwin's theory of evolution
By: Gary Sargent
Darwin's Island Treasure The Galapagos The key to understanding the Galapagos islands, an archipelago situated about 600 miles off the west coast of Ecuador in the Pacific ocean, lies with its natural history. And as any historian will tell you, the man responsible for drawing...
By: Gloria Edmonson Nelson
Animal behavior, although 50% genetic; will be affected by the owner's behavior. If you do not train and feed your animal properly; all of them will be angry. There are animals who have devoured people because of lack of proper food and attention. Nurturing plays...
Dangers to the survival of Antarctic penguins
By: Natalie Ivanov
How will climate change affect penguins and their habitats? We have known since the 1980's that the Emperor penguin population has been decreasing, but at that time didn't have the technology to understand why. Due to all the technological advancements that have been made, we...
By: Pat Gray
Animal behavior - normal and abnormal - is a hot topic, and while many of us believe we understand why animals do what they do, in reality, many of us do not. However, if you want to learn more, there are a multitude of books...
The difference between pollination and germination
By: James Johnson
What is the difference between pollination and germination? They are two totally different processes that are both essential to plant production. Let's define each term first. Pollination is the culmination of the act of pollinating. Thefreedictionairy.com defines pollination as "The process by which plant...

 

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