Bacteria Lesson for Kids: Definition, Facts & Types


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What is the name of very small living things that we cannot seen with our eyes?

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1. Which statement BEST describes where bacteria can be found?

2. What instrument can be used to view bacteria and other microbes?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

There are many different types of bacteria. You'll answer several bacteria questions on this quiz, including where they're found and how people can see them.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be asked to:

  • Name small living things you can't see with your eyes
  • Know where bacteria can be found
  • Understand how people can see bacteria
  • Identify the bacteria cell part that helps it move
  • Remember how bacteria can be harmful

Skills Practiced

This quiz will help you practice the following skills:

  • Interpreting information - make sure you can read information about the dangers of bacteria and understand it
  • Knowledge application - use what you know about bacteria to answer where they can be found
  • Information recall - remember what you know about the instrument we use to see bacteria

Additional Learning

To get more information, read the lesson called Bacteria Lesson for Kids: Definition, Facts & Types. This lesson helps students:

  • Learn what bacteria look like
  • Know the three different bacteria shapes
  • Understand how many bacteria there are in a tablespoon of soil