Part 1: Post a Response
In this weekâ€™s discussion you will be exploring energy and how itâ€™s captured, released, and used by all living creatures.
Review the video about the “phytoplankton that brought Earth to life” found at: https://youtu.be/m_43nR11PW8. In this clip, Penny Chisholm discusses a tiny phytoplankton called Prochlorococcus. Based on that video, address the following:
- In the video, Dr. Chisholm tells us that Prochlorococcus samples from different environments that 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?
Part 2: Respond to a Peer
Read a post by one of your peers and respond, making sure to extend the conversation by asking questions, offering rich ideas, or sharing personal connections.