Microbestiary Book

Click on the above text for a downloadable pdf of artist Rebecca Austin’s take on Microbestiary. Her artistic interpretation of the microbes featured in Microbestiary resulted in this book of chemigrams, an experimental art process of painting with chemicals on photographic paper (one such painting featured above). Feel free to download and print our book using the above link, and enjoy!



How to make a Winogradsky Column

A fun activity to do with your kids (or with your friends). After a few months you’ll have an entire world in a bottle! The Winogradsky Column is an engaging introduction into the world of microbes, and it’s both inexpensive and easy to make! The video above will tell you everything you need to know about making your very own column. Don’t forget to email us pictures of the column you make at!