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In the Backyard (Under the Microscope)


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 
Fungi and microfungi 
Recyclers and fixers 
Insects up close 
In a water puddle 
Above the ground 
Size and scale 
About microscopes 

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