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This page is part of an evolutionary biology tutorial for teachers. It provides an overview of the origins of life. Subsequent pages cover possible mechanisms of abiogenesis, the search for ancient ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Evolution:Processes, Biology:Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Biology, :Evolution:Patterns, Chemistry, Biology:Ecology:Habitats, Biology:Evolution:Principles, Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Marine, Biology:Evolution
Resource Type: Pedagogic Resources:Overview/Summary, Pedagogic Resources, Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations, Audio/Visual
Grade Level: Informal, High School (9-12), Middle (6-8)

NASA Astrobiology Institute part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This site provides information on NAI research, a library of publications, sections for teachers and students, and an Ask An Expert section. The student section features Astro-Venture, where students ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Astrobiology, Microbiology
Resource Type: Activities, Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Collection, Pedagogic Resources
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, Informal, General Public, College Upper (15-16), Middle (6-8), Intermediate (3-5), College Lower (13-14), High School (9-12), Primary (K-2)

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)

Intimate Strangers: Unseen Life on Earth part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This richly illustrated book combines vivid images from the complementary major PBS television series with imaginative original artwork to tell the compelling story of the world of microbes and their ...

Subject: Biology: Biology:Evolution, Molecular Biology, Diversity, Biogeochemistry, Biology, :Microbiology, Education
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Pedagogic Resources
Grade Level: Middle (6-8), High School (9-12), College Lower (13-14), Informal, General Public

Bottle Biology part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This activity book explores science and the environment through soda bottles and other recyclable materials. Sections include bottle basics, decomposition column, kimchee (fermentation), soil ...

Subject: Biology: Education, Biology, :Microbiology
Resource Type: Activities:Lab Activity, Pedagogic Resources, Activities:Project, Field Activity:Field laboratories
Grade Level: Informal, Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High School (9-12), General Public

Probing Biodiversity: Molecular Techniques Offer Powerful New Tools part of SERC Print Resource Collection
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 ...

Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology, Microbiology:Methods of Microbiology :Molecular Methods, Education:Assessment, Biology:Molecular Biology, Diversity
Resource Type: Pedagogic Resources:Overview/Summary, Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Activities:Classroom Activity:Jigsaw
Grade Level: General Public, High School (9-12), Middle (6-8), College Upper (15-16), College Lower (13-14), Informal

Sawdust, Spawn, and Shiitake part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This journal article introduces a high school exercise that deals with shiitake, a fungus that plays an important role in the forests of Asia as a decomposer of recently dead trees and in agriculture ...

Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology, Microbiology:Methods of Microbiology , Education:Assessment, Biology
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Activities:Lab Activity, Pedagogic Resources:Overview/Summary, Activities:Classroom Activity:Jigsaw
Grade Level: College Upper (15-16), Middle (6-8), High School (9-12), College Lower (13-14)

Down in the Dirt Wonders Beckon part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This news article reports the use of DNA extraction, amplification, cloning, and screening to uncover the unknown microorganisms of the soil and sea by targeting their genetic makeup. The discovery ...

Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology, Microbiology:Methods of Microbiology :Molecular Methods, Education:Assessment, Biology:Diversity, Environmental Science:Ecosystems:Ecology
Resource Type: Pedagogic Resources:Overview/Summary, Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Activities:Classroom Activity:Jigsaw
Grade Level: General Public, High School (9-12), Middle (6-8), College Lower (13-14), College Upper (15-16), Informal

Rediscovering Biology - Unit 4: Microbial Diversity part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This page is the jumping-off point for an educational unit on microbial diversity. There are links to a course outline and classroom activity worksheets, a 30-minute video, an online textbook ...
Subject: Biology: Environmental Science:Ecosystems, Biology:Molecular Biology, Microbiology:Methods of Microbiology :Molecular Methods, Environmental Science:Ecosystems:Ecology, Biogeochemical cycling, Biology, Environmental Science:Ecosystems:Evolution, Biology:Microbiology:Methods of Microbiology , Methods of Microbiology :Culturing Methods, Biology:Microbiology, Diversity, Biogeochemistry, Ecology:Metabolism, Biology:Ecology, Evolution:Patterns, Biology:Evolution, Ecology:Biofilms
Resource Type: Audio/Visual, :Animations/Video, Images/Illustrations, Pedagogic Resources, Course Information:Goals/Syllabi, Pedagogic Resources:Collection, Audio/Visual:Collections, Activities, Course Information, Activities:Classroom Activity:Short Activity, Activities:Classroom Activity, Classroom Activity:Short Activity:Think-Pair-Share, Socratic Questioning
Grade Level: College Lower (13-14), Middle (6-8), High School (9-12)

Rediscovering Biology - Unit 5: Emerging Infectious Diseases part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This page is the jumping-off point for an educational unit on emerging infectious diseases. There are links to a course outline and classroom activity worksheets, a 30-minute video, an online ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Molecular Biology, Microbiology, Environmental Science, :Human Population, Biology, Environmental Science:Human Population:Epidemics, Pandemics, Biology:Evolution:Processes, Biology:Microbiology:Microbiology and Health, Biology:Evolution:Principles, Biology:Ecology, Ecology:Symbiotic Relations, Principles, Symbiotic Relations:Parasitism, Biology:Evolution
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations, Audio/Visual, :Animations/Video, Pedagogic Resources, Course Information:Goals/Syllabi, Audio/Visual:Collections, Pedagogic Resources:Collection, Activities, Course Information, Activities:Classroom Activity:Short Activity, Activities:Classroom Activity, Classroom Activity:Short Activity:Think-Pair-Share, Socratic Questioning
Grade Level: College Lower (13-14), Middle (6-8), High School (9-12)

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