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Liquid Water on Mars: The Story from Meteorites part of SERC Web Resource Collection

Subject: Mineralogy: Geoscience:Lunar and Planetary Science:Mars:Martian Meteorites, Geoscience:Geology:Mineralogy:Mineral Analysis, Geoscience:Geology:Geochemistry:Geochemical Analysis, Geoscience:Lunar and Planetary Science:Mars:Water/Ice, Geoscience:Lunar and Planetary Science:Mars
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations, Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work

Martian Meteorites Record Surface Temperatures on Mars part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This site from Planetary Science Research Discoveries at the University of Hawaii uses recent research on using the ages of Martian meteorites to explore the history of surface temperature on Mars. ...
Subject: Mineralogy: Geoscience:Lunar and Planetary Science:Mars:Atmosphere/Climate, Martian Meteorites, Geoscience:Geology:Mineralogy:Mineral Analysis, Geoscience:Geology:Geochemistry:Geochemical Analysis, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Geoscience:Lunar and Planetary Science:Mars
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations, Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work

Meteorites from Mars, Rocks from Canada part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This site from the University of Hawaii's Planetary Science Research Discoveries compares rocks from Theo's flow, an unusually thick lava flow in Ontario, to nakhlites, meteorites from Mars. The ...
Subject: Mineralogy: Geoscience:Geology:Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology, Geoscience:Lunar and Planetary Science:Mars:Martian Meteorites, Geoscience:Geology:Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology:Volcanology, Igneous Processes, Geoscience:Geology:Mineralogy, Geoscience:Lunar and Planetary Science:Mars, Mars:Volcanology/Petrology
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations, Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work

Mars Meteorites part of SERC Web Resource Collection

Of the 24,000 or so meteorites that have been discovered on Earth, only 34 have been identified as originating from the planet Mars. This site from the Jet Propulsion Laboratory features a ...
Subject: Mineralogy: Geoscience:Lunar and Planetary Science:Mars:Martian Meteorites, Geoscience:Lunar and Planetary Science:Mars, Geoscience:Geology:Mineralogy
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Collection, Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations, Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work

Mars Meteorite Compendium part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This extensive compilation of data from Martian meteorites is organized rock by rock, with a brief mention of each important paper according to subject (petrology, isotopes, etc.) Chemical and ...
Subject: Mineralogy: Geoscience:Lunar and Planetary Science:Mars, Geoscience:Geology:Geochemistry:Stable Isotopes, Geoscience:Lunar and Planetary Science:Mars:Martian Meteorites, Volcanology/Petrology, Geoscience:Geology:Geochemistry:Elements, Geoscience:Geology:Mineralogy
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Datasets and Tools:Datasets

Goldsheet Mining Directory - World Gold Production part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This site provides graphs that illustrate gold production for every five years from 1970 to 2004, and gold production by country. Links are also included to quarterly mine gold and silver production ...
Subject: Mineralogy: Geoscience:Geology:Mineralogy
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations

Nanobacteria: Are They or Aren't They Alive? part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This California State University lesson plan contains materials for a five-part activity regarding whether or not nanobacteria are alive. The case-study based activities include: What does it mean to ...
Subject: Mineralogy: Geoscience:Geology:Mineralogy:Biomineralogy, Biology:Microbiology, Ecology:Biofilms
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Activities:Classroom Activity, Project:Investigative Case Studies, Independent Research, Activities:Lab Activity, Project

Nanobacteria Research Page part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This Mississippi State University Geosciences web page contains detailed information about nannobacteria. It includes a brief history of nannobacteria, information regarding the controversy ...
Subject: Mineralogy: Biology:Astrobiology, Microbiology, Geoscience:Geology:Mineralogy:Biomineralogy, Biology:Ecology:Metabolism, Biology:Biogeochemistry
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work

Nannobacteria Photo Gallery part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This Mississippi State University Geosciences web page contains links to photos of nannobacteria, most taken by Robert Folk, the "Father of Nannobacteria," and F. L. Lynch. ...
Subject: Mineralogy: Biology:Microbiology, Geoscience:Geology:Mineralogy:Biomineralogy, Biology:Astrobiology, Biogeochemistry
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations

Nanobacteria: not a life form? part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This Natural Science article examines the issue of whether or not nanobacteria should be considered living organisms. Finnish scientists have reported a partial characterization of nanobacterial ...
Subject: Mineralogy: Biology:Microbiology, Geoscience:Geology:Mineralogy:Biomineralogy, Biology:Ecology:Metabolism, Biology:Astrobiology
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work