SUBJECT: SCIENCE FORM: 5TOPIC: MICROORGANISMS AND THEIR EFFECTS ON LIVING THINGS
CLASSIFICATIONS OF MICROORGANISMS
Type of microorganisms-Definition:
Tiny living things
cannot be seen by naked eyes
can be seen by electronmicroscopes.
They are also known as
microbes.Some of microbes are harmful, but some of them are useful too
5 main groups
Characteristics of various type of microorganisms
smallest living things
seen by electron microscope
, have the
, and have the
largest number among the five groups of microbes.
Size:Consists only one cell (about 0.5 to 10 micrometer)