In this week’s discussion, you will be exploring energy and how it’s captured, released, and used by all living creatures.
Watch the Phytoplankton that Brought Earth to Life video. In this video, Penny Chisholm discusses tiny phytoplankton called prochlorococcus.
- In the video, Dr. Chisholm tells us that prochlorococcus samples from different environments are genetically different. Discuss what this tells us about the relationship between organisms and their environments.
- What do you think is the most interesting or significant aspect of prochlorococcus?