The contents of this unit are very much related to everyday life. Microorganisms exist everywhere around us. We can keep ourselves and our surrounding clean by knowing and understanding microorganisms. Consequently, we can keep ourselves healthy and try to prevent diseases.
We can apply the understanding of microorganisms in our daily lives to enable us to make better and more informed decisions. We also learn to appreciate the usefulness of these microorganisms in everyday life.
This should not only enrich ours knowledge and understanding but also promote interest towards careers such as doctors, dentists, biotechnologist and many others.