Select a topic that includes microbes (bacteria, protist, fungi, or algae). Any kind of topic is possible, because all living organisms and ecosystems include microbes. For example, Google "kangaroo bacteria".
Compose a title for your page. Type your exact title in the Search window, then press Go. The MicrobeWiki will invite you to create a new page with this title.
Open the class template page in "edit." Copy ALL the editable text. Then go to YOUR OWN page; edit tab. PASTE into your own page, and edit.
At right is a sample image insertion. It works for any image uploaded anywhere to MicrobeWiki. The insertion code consists of:
Double brackets: [[
Thumbnail status: |thumb|
Pixel size: |300px|
Placement on page: |right|
Legend/credit: Electron micrograph of the Ebola Zaire virus. This was the first photo ever taken of the virus, on 10/13/1976. By Dr. F.A. Murphy, now at U.C. Davis, then at the CDC.
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Include some current research, with at least one image.
Include some current research, with a second image.
Overall text length should be at least 1,000 words (before counting references), with at least 2 images. Include at least 5 references under Reference section.
[Sample reference] Takai, K., Sugai, A., Itoh, T., and Horikoshi, K. "Palaeococcus ferrophilus gen. nov., sp. nov., a barophilic, hyperthermophilic archaeon from a deep-sea hydrothermal vent chimney". International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology. 2000. Volume 50. p. 489-500.