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Microscopy For Children: A Bibliography part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This site is a bibliography of books, videotapes, CD-ROMs and websites on microscopy and related topics, for children, their teachers, and parents. Books include curriculum guides and supplemental ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology:Methods of Microbiology :Microscopy, Biology:Microbiology, Microbiology:Methods of Microbiology :Field Methods
Resource Type: Pedagogic Resources:Collection
Grade Level: College Upper (15-16), Graduate/Professional, General Public, College Lower (13-14), High School (9-12), Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8)

Project MICRO part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This site is home of Project MICRO(Microscopy In Curriculum - Research Outreach), a product of the Microscopy Society of America (MSA). Project MICRO puts MSA members, teaching materials, and ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology:Methods of Microbiology :Microscopy, Field Methods , Biology:Microbiology
Resource Type: Pedagogic Resources:Collection, Overview/Summary
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, Informal, General Public, College Upper (15-16), High School (9-12), Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), College Lower (13-14)

Growing Slime Mold part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This is a short activity for growing the slime mold Physarum polycephalum. It includes materials needed, a three-step procedure, and helpful tips. The site is part of the Turbulent Landscapes exhibit ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology, Biology, :Microbiology:Methods of Microbiology :Culturing Methods
Resource Type: Activities:Lab Activity
Grade Level: Informal, Middle (6-8), Intermediate (3-5), Primary (K-2)

Black Smokers part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This brief web article features black smokers and discusses the history of their discovery, the geologic processes creating black smokers, and the various life forms inhabiting this extreme ...
Subject: Biology: Geoscience:Hydrology, Biology:Microbiology, Geoscience:Oceanography:Chemical, Geoscience:Geology:Tectonics, Geophysics, Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Marine, Geoscience:Oceanography:Marine Geology and Geophysics
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Animations/Video, Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Extreme Environments: Extremely Hot
Grade Level: General Public, High School (9-12), College Lower (13-14), Primary (K-2), Middle (6-8), Intermediate (3-5)

Water Bear part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This National Geographic Kids site features a "far out" fact about tardigrades, or water bears, along with a comical illustration.
Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology, Biology, :Ecology:Metabolism
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Extreme Environments: Anhydrous
Grade Level: Intermediate (3-5), Primary (K-2)

The Astrobiology Web part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This site contains astrobiology news and links about: astrochemistry, bioinformatics, biosatellites, gravitational biology, hydrothermal vent communities, genomics, astropaleobiology, radiation ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Astrobiology, Microbiology
Resource Type: Pedagogic Resources:Collection
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, Informal, General Public, College Upper (15-16), College Lower (13-14), Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High School (9-12)

Digging Up the Dirt on Soil Microbes part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This hands-on exercise introduces students, grades K-8, to the idea of soil as a habitat for many different organisms, links between the biological adaptation of an organism and the physical demands ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Evolution:Principles, Biology:Ecology:Metabolism, Symbiotic Relations:Mutualism, Biology:Evolution:Patterns, Biology:Diversity, Microbiology:Methods of Microbiology :Microscopy, Field Methods , Biology:Microbiology, Biology, :Evolution
Resource Type: Activities:Lab Activity, Field Activity:Importation of field observations into the classroom
Grade Level: Middle (6-8), Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5)

Guide to Identification of Fresh Water Microorganisms part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This seven-page guide can be used to identify freshwater microorganisms. Categories include microscopic autotrophic organisms (i.e. algae), heterotrophic protozoa, other freshwater plankton ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Diversity, Microbiology, Biology, :Ecology:Metabolism
Resource Type: Datasets and Tools:Tools, Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations
Grade Level: High School (9-12), Middle (6-8), Intermediate (3-5), Primary (K-2)

Learning about Climate part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This site is the first in a series of websites by Geosource which provide general information about climate and past climates for K-5 teachers and students. The series provides a basic introduction ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Grade Level: Intermediate (3-5), Primary (K-2)

We're in Hot Water Now: Hydrothermal Vents part of SERC Web Resource Collection

In this National Geographic lesson, students will use National Geographic's Yellowstone internet module to learn about the processes that drive geysers. The activity involves learning about ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Ecology:Symbiotic Relations, Symbiotic Relations:Mutualism, Biology:Ecology:Metabolism, Habitats:Marine, Biology:Diversity, Evolution, Microbiology, Ecology:Habitats:Benthic
Resource Type: Activities:Classroom Activity, Computer Applications, Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations, Activities:Lab Activity
Extreme Environments: High Pressure, Extremely Hot
Ocean Environments: Deep Sea Floor/Abyssal:Hydrothermal Systems
Grade Level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8)

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