Live From PLUS: Microbes Rule! Exhibition Tour

by  Liberty Science Center

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Take a virtual tour through Microbes Rule! In Microbes Rule!, step inside a giant microscope lens and discover these organisms in a whole new way. Through stunning art and groundbreaking technology, explore how the overwhelming majority of microbes are beneficial to us and essential to our survival.

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About This Program


Point to Point: $350.00


45 Mins

Target Audience

Education: Grade(s) 6, 7, 8

Minimum participants:


Maximum participants:


Primary Disciplines

Health/Physical Education, Sciences, STEM, Technology/Information Science

Program Delivery Mode

Google Hang Out

Booking Information

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Receive this program and 9 more for one low price when you purchase the CILC Virtual Expeditions package. Learn more

For more information contact CILC at (507) 388-3672

Provider's Cancellation Policy

Please contact Mary McDonald at 201-253-1214 or vcbookings@lsc.org for any cancellations or rescheduling.

About This Provider

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Liberty Science Center

Jersey City, NJ
United States

Liberty Science Center's mission is to inspire the next generation of scientists and engineers and excite learners of all ages about the power, promise, and pure fun of science and technology.

LSC is a 300,000-square-foot learning center located in Liberty State Park on the Jersey City bank of the Hudson near the Statue of Liberty. The age-appropriate, curriculum-linked STEM programs in our portfolio are designed for each grade level from preschool through post-college, including pupils with special needs. All of our programs are aligned to the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)—known in New Jersey as NJSLS (Science)—to help identify those that best meet your curriculum goals.

Mary McDonald

Program Details


1. Room will open so that group can log on 15 minutes prior to program start.
2. LSC Facilitator will introduce/welcome the students to the exhibit. Facilitator will discuss rules of the program.
3. LSC Facilitator begins exhibition tour. Facilitator will be taking questions during the tour and after tour is finished.


Students will:
- Learn how some microbes can cause harm to humans
- Learn how humans battle against these harmful microbes
- Discover a gallery of microbial art made by microbiologists, synthetic biologists, and artists using
cutting-edge scientific techniques
- Learn new groundbreaking technology developed with the help of bacteria

Standards Alignment

National Standards

LS1B 6-8 -- Growth and development of organisms

State Standards

Alignment to NJSLS - Science
MS-LS1-5 Construct a scientific explanation based on evidence for how environmental and genetic factors influence the growth of organisms.

Connections to NJSLS - English Language Arts
WHST.6-8.2 Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas, concepts, and information through the selection, organization, and analysis of relevant content. (MS-LS1-5),(MS-LS1-6)

Connections to NJSLS - Mathematics
6.SP.B.4 Summarize numerical data sets in relation to their context. (MS-LS1-4),(MS-LS1-5)"