Define and explain what a microorganism is.

Give your opinion on whether or not you feel that people have a fear of microorganisms or “germs.”
Explain whether or not you think this is a realistic fear.
Provide examples and research to support your opinion
Discussion Expectations:

The minimum requirements for class discussions are to respond directly to the discussion prompt and to respond to at least two other posts, by other students or the instructor, by the end of the week. The discussion will close on the due date and will NOT be reopened for a late submission.

Submit one main post responding directly to each part of the discussion prompt(s) by Wednesday at 11:59 PM ET.
This should be a substantive response (between 75 -150 words minimum) to the topic(s) in your own words, referencing (using APA format) what you have discovered in your required reading and other learning activities.
You may use resources in addition to your textbook that supports your post(s); however, you must mention the source(s) that you used in your post(s) using APA format in-text citations and reference lists. You can review APA formatting here: https://owl.purdue.edu/owl/research_and_citation/apa_style/apa_formatting_and_style_guide/general_format.html
2. Reply to at least two posts (at least 50 words in length each) by Friday at 11:59 PM ET. Responses can be made to students or to your instructor.

3. Responses to other individuals’ posts should:

Expand on their ideas.
Discuss the differences between your thoughts and theirs.
Explain why you agree or disagree.
Always remain respectful.