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Explore the World Using Protozoa
O. Roger Anderson, Marvin Druger
This book contains 28 hands-on investigations that use protozoa to model macroscopic ecological and biological processes--such as symbiosis, succession, and feeding strategies. Featuring activities ...

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Ciliates by the Slice
John E. Boynton, Eugene B. Small
This educational journal article details fast and easy methods for collecting benthic ciliates from sandy sediments for identification and quantification. It describes the habitat of benthic ...

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Learning and Assessing Science Process Skills
Constance Stewart Sprague, Richard J Rezba, Ronald L Fiel, James R Okey, H. James Funk, Harold H Jaus
This book is designed to help teachers know how to develop necessary science knowledge and skills in their students. The book is to be used individually or in groups by preservice and inservice ...

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The importance of microbiology in improving pre-college science education
Richard Hinman
This journal article discusses the importance of microbiology in the K-12 classroom. It addresses the impact of hands-on experiments and summarizes the actions of the Pfizer Educational Initiative. ...

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Symbiosis: An Introduction to Biological Associations
Surindar Paracer, Vernon Ahmadjian
The first edition of this book was received as the best introductory overview of this broad field. This book follows the same format, but it addresses the changes in symbiosis research, especially ...

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Probing Biodiversity: Molecular Techniques Offer Powerful New Tools
David Caron, Rebecca Gast
This article introduces the molecular methods used to assess biological diversity. It begins by defining DNA and nucleotide sequencing. An illustration describes the application of molecular methods ...

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Post-Viking Microbiology: New Approaches, New Data, New Insights
Kenneth H. Nealson
This journal article, published in 1999, discusses the advances made in microbiology and microbial ecology in the 20 years since the Viking missions to Mars. The article briefly reviews this new ...

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Structure of a microbial mat at Great Sippewissett Marsh, Cape Cod, Massachusetts
Jo Ann M. Nicholson, John F. Stolz, Beverly K. Pierson
This journal article reports the findings from a study analyzing the microzonation of phototrophic bacteria in a flat laminated microbial mat at Great Sippewissett Salt Marsh on Cape Cod, MA. It ...

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The Microbial Basis of Life at Deep-Sea Hydrothermal Vents
Holger Jannasch
This article discusses the sampling and in situ experiments carried out by ALVIN at various hydrothermal vent sites as well as the microbes associated with these sites. Major topics are black smokers ...

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The Physiology of Vesicular-Arbuscular Endomycorrhizal Symbiosis
D.S. Hayman
This review article discusses the physiology of vesicular-arbuscular (VA) mycorrhizal symbiosis in categories reflecting successive stages in its formation and function: activation of the VA ...

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