In the Backyard (Under the Microscope) Chelsea House Publications | 2010 | ISBN: 160413822X | 32 pages | PDF | 9 MB
As you look in your backyard, you may see trees, grass, and other plants and animals that live there. But did you know that your backyard is home to billions of microorganisms? In the Backyard delves into the microscopic life forms that inhabit your backyard, from the plant cells that convert sunlight into food to the protozoa inhabiting the soil and water puddles
The invisible backyard Plant cells Inside the leaf Flowers and pollen Life in the soil Bacteria Fungi and microfungi Microanimals Recyclers and fixers Insects up close In a water puddle Above the ground Size and scale About microscopes Micro-detective.