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Author Parker, Steve, 1952-
Title Cocci, spirilla & other bacteria / by Steve Parker.
Pub Info Minneapolis, Minn. : Compass Point Books, 2009.
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LOCATION Call No. STATUS
 Allendale Childrens NF   j 572.8 Parker : 10/09    ON SHELF
 Ionia Childrens Nonfiction   J 572.8 Par 10/09    ON SHELF
Descript 48 p. : col. ill. ; 29 cm.
Series Kingdom classification
Parker, Steve, 1952- Kingdom classification.
Note Includes index.
Contents Bacteria everywhere -- Inside a bacterium -- Sizes and shapes -- First living things -- How bacteria move -- Bacterial chemistry -- Growing with light -- Glow-in-the-dark bacteria -- Extreme living -- How bacteria multiply -- Breeding bacteria -- Bacteria on a plate -- Useful bacteria -- Bacteria and genes -- Harmful bacteria -- Human bacterial diseases -- killing bacteria -- Bacteria and viruses -- Classification of life -- Groups of bacteria.
Summary This book introduces you to the microscopic world of bacteria, from blue green algae to spirochetes. It examines how bacteria move, feed, and reproduce. It also looks at the benefits and drawbacks of how people use bacteria, as well as our body's defense against harmful bacteria.
Subject Bacteria -- Juvenile literature.
Microorganisms.
Viruses.
Alt Title Cocci, spirilla and other bacteria
ISBN 9780756542252 (library binding)
0756542251 (library binding)
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