Hundreds, even thousands, of fascinating organisms can be found in a single drop of pond water. Most are microscopic in size, and they include bacteria, protozoa, metazoa, diatoms, algae, and many others. Incredible close-up photography features dozens of these amazing life forms, including amoeba, paramecia, euglena, rotifers, water bears, and many more. While these organisms may appear strange, they actually have a lot in common with you and me. Students will learn not only how to identify some of the more common species, but they will also find out how to collect and maintain their own cultures. This program provides an excellent introduction to the study of simple, single-celled and multi-cellular organisms.