What is Bioremediation?


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Bioremediation is when _____.

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1. Who does the work of bioremediation?

2. Where are microbes found that have the potential to help with bioremediation?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

You can use this quiz and printable worksheet to measure your familiarity with bioremediation. The definition of bioremediation, participants in the process, evidence for large scale bioremediation, and the location and actions of microbes involved in bioremediation will be the focus of quiz questions.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Subjects of practice questions will include:

  • Definition of bioremediation
  • Location of microbes with potential to help with bioremediation
  • Participants in bioremediation
  • Potential solution for slow acting microbes
  • Evidence for bioremediation on a large scale

Skills Practiced

These assessments will provide a chance to demonstrate your ability in:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on bioremediation
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as bioremediation
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding solutions to slow-acting microbes and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about large scale bioremediation

Additional Learning

Continue your investigation of this biology topic through the accompanying lesson, entitled What is Bioremediation? This lesson will cover the following goals:

  • Explain how bioremediation works
  • Identify various uses for bioremediation
  • Relate concepts from the lesson to real life scenarios, like cleaning your room
  • Understand the options currently available for bioremediation