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Hot Colors- Windows into Hidden Worlds part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This website contains an electronic field trip based on Yellowstone National Park's hot springs and the microorganisms living in them. The site includes a link for teachers providing an introduction, ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Evolution, Biogeochemistry, Microbiology, Biology, :Ecology:Metabolism
Resource Type: Activities:Classroom Activity, Computer Applications, Audio/Visual:Animations/Video
Extreme Environments: Extremely Hot
Grade Level: Middle (6-8), Intermediate (3-5)

World Index of Molecular Visualization Resources part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This is a very inclusive site for 3-D viewing of biological molecules and their interactions. There are many links in this site for the modeling and visualizing of proteins and other biologically ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology, Microbiology:Methods of Microbiology :Molecular Methods, Biology:Molecular Biology, Evolution:Bioinformatics
Resource Type: Datasets and Tools:Datasets with Tools, Scientific Resources:Collection, Pedagogic Resources:Collection, Datasets and Tools:Datasets with Teaching Activities, Computer Applications
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16), Middle (6-8), College Lower (13-14), High School (9-12)

NCBI: Education part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This Web site from the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) offers a set of detailed tutorials to help users make full use of NCBI's bioinformatics tools. The tutorials, which target ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology, Evolution:Bioinformatics
Resource Type: Computer Applications, Audio/Visual:Animations/Video, Pedagogic Resources:Overview/Summary, Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations, Datasets and Tools:Tools
Grade Level: College Upper (15-16), Graduate/Professional, College Lower (13-14), High School (9-12), Middle (6-8)

About NCBI part of SERC Web Resource Collection

About NCBI explains NCBI's role in facilitating research and education specific to the "fundamental molecular and genetic processes that control health and disease." An introduction to NCBI ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology, Evolution:Bioinformatics
Resource Type: Pedagogic Resources, Computer Applications, Scientific Resources, Audio/Visual:Animations/Video, Datasets and Tools:Tools, Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16), High School (9-12), College Lower (13-14), Middle (6-8)

BLAST for Beginners part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This interactive tutorial is designed as a quick introduction to the BLAST family of sequence analysis programs. These slides show a progression of steps in accessing and using BLAST, beginning at ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Evolution:Bioinformatics, Biology:Microbiology
Resource Type: Computer Applications
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16), College Lower (13-14), High School (9-12)

NCBI More Information: Similarity part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This page summarizes the basic concept and vocabulary of sequence similarity searching. It is included for those new to the field who may not appreciate the importance of this technique in biology, ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Evolution:Bioinformatics, Biology:Microbiology
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Computer Applications
Grade Level: Informal, High School (9-12), Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16), College Lower (13-14)

Intimate Strangers: Unseen Life on Earth part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This PBS documentary provides an overview of the microbial world and offers an exciting glimpse into the field of microbiology. Meet scientists from around the world investigating the microbial world ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Biogeochemistry, Diversity, Molecular Biology, Astrobiology, Microbiology, Biology, :Evolution
Resource Type: Activities:Classroom Activity, Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Computer Applications, Audio/Visual:Animations/Video, Activities:Lab Activity
Grade Level: Informal, General Public, High School (9-12), Intermediate (3-5), Primary (K-2), Middle (6-8)

Tardigrades: The Living Gummy Bears Quiz part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This interactive online quiz features ten questions about tardigrades. Comprised of short answer, true/false, and multiple-choice questions, visitors can submit answers online to receive an immediate ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology
Resource Type: Activities:Classroom Activity:Short Activity, Computer Applications
Grade Level: General Public, Informal, Middle (6-8), High School (9-12)

Harmful Algal Blooms part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This website contains lesson plans and activities to teach students about harmful algal blooms (HABs). The lesson is developed for grades 9-12, but may be adapted to middle school or undergraduate ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology, Ecology:Habitats:Marine
Resource Type: Activities:Lab Activity, Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Computer Applications, Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations
Extreme Environments: Altered by Humans
Ocean Environments: Coastal and Estuarine
Grade Level: College Lower (13-14), Middle (6-8), High School (9-12)

Investigating the Ocean Algal Blooms part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This NOAA computer-based activity is designed to teach students in grades 9-12 how satellite imagery and remote sensing can be used to monitor harmful algal blooms (HABs). This lesson teaches ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Water Column, Biology:Microbiology, Microbiology:Microbiology and Health, Biology:Ecology:Principles, Habitats:Marine
Resource Type: Activities:Classroom Activity, Computer Applications, Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations, Activities:Lab Activity
Ocean Environments: Coastal and Estuarine
Grade Level: College Lower (13-14), High School (9-12)

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