Halophile Collection - For Educators
Aphanothece is a well-adapted blue green alga widely distributed throughout hypersaline environments. Image taken by Michele Bahr and David Patterson, and provided courtesy of the microscope web site.
- Algae Experiments. This two-part lesson offers students the opportunity to view two types of algae (freshwater and Great Salt Lake species) and assess the survival of each when placed in... (more info)
- The Goldilocks Zone. This is an article from "Teachable Moments in the News," a newsletter that takes recent Earth and space science related news stories and places them in a context relevant... ( This site may be offline. )
- The HaloEd Project. The HaloEd Project is a web site dedicated to biotechnology education using Halobacteria, halophilic bacteria that live in the hypersaline environments of the... (more info)
Other Halophile Collections
General Collection: Resources such as news articles, web sites, and reference pages provide a comprehensive array of information about halophiles.
Advanced Collection: Compiled for professionals and advanced learners, this collection includes resources such as journal articles, academic reviews, and surveys.