144 pages , 2016-06-15 Learn physics, chemistry and biology in your own backyard! At-home science provides an environment for freedom, creativity and invention that is not always possible in a school setting. In your own backyard, it's simple, inexpensive, and fun to whip up a number of amazing science experiments using the great outdoors. Science can be found all around in natu...[Read More]
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Lithoautotrophy is a special type of chemoautotrophy found exclusively in Archaea and Bacteria. Lithoautotrophic organisms utilize inorganic compounds as energy sources, typically from mineral in origin. The word lithoautotrophy means "to feed it- or oneself from stone". In ancient Greek, lithos means stone or rock, autos means self, and trophein to feed.