: The phytoplankton that brought Earth to life. Review the video (1)* about the “phytoplankton that brought Earth to life” from the link given below. In this clip, Penny Chisholm discusses a tiny phytoplankton called Prochlorococcus. Based on that video, address the following:
- (a) What is the importance of Prochlorococcus for life on the planet Earth today?
- (b) In the video, Dr. Chisholm tells us that Prochlorococcus samples from different environments that are genetically different. What does this tell us about the relationship between organisms and their environments?
- (c) Share how this relates to this week’s lessons.