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    Mass. Declares a Red Tide Disaster part of SERC Web Resource Collection

    This CBS news article provides very general information about the massive red tide outbreak in New England in 2005. The article states that the outbreak is costing the shellfish industry $3 million ...
    Subject: Biology: Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Water Column, Biology:Microbiology, Microbiology:Microbiology and Health, Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Marine, Biology:Ecology:Principles
    Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
    Ocean Environments: Shallow Sea Floor/Continental Shelf, Coastal and Estuarine
    Grade Level: College Lower (13-14), General Public, Middle (6-8), High School (9-12)

    Northwest Fisheries Science Center Harmful Algal Blooms Program part of SERC Web Resource Collection

    This NFSC website contains general information about harmful algal blooms (HABs), research being done regarding HABs, outreach resources to teach the public about the potentially harmful algae, and ...
    Subject: Biology: Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Water Column, Biology:Microbiology, Microbiology:Microbiology and Health, Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Marine
    Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations
    Ocean Environments: Shallow Sea Floor/Continental Shelf, Surface Waters, Coastal and Estuarine
    Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16), College Lower (13-14), Middle (6-8), High School (9-12)

    Forecasting Harmful Algal Blooms part of SERC Web Resource Collection

    This online newsletter gives a brief summary of societal impacts of harmful algal blooms and the Olympic Region Harmful Algal Bloom (ORHAB) project, a group funded by NOAA to forecast harmful algal ...
    Subject: Biology: Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Water Column, Biology:Microbiology, Microbiology:Microbiology and Health, Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Marine
    Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations
    Ocean Environments: Shallow Sea Floor/Continental Shelf, Surface Waters, Coastal and Estuarine
    Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, College Lower (13-14), High School (9-12), Middle (6-8)

    Harmful Algal Blooms part of SERC Web Resource Collection

    This website contains a brief overview of harmful algal blooms (HABs) and their potential impacts on human health and economics. It also provides information regarding mandates/legislation regarding ...
    Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology, Microbiology:Microbiology and Health, Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Water Column, Marine
    Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
    Ocean Environments: Shallow Sea Floor/Continental Shelf, Coastal and Estuarine, Surface Waters
    Grade Level: General Public, College Upper (15-16), Graduate/Professional, College Lower (13-14), High School (9-12), Middle (6-8)

    Isolation of Pure Cultures Of Bacteria: Vibrio phosphoreum from Squid or Ocean Fish part of SERC Web Resource Collection

    This educational web page presents an isolation protocol for the bioluminescent bacteria Vibrio phosphoreum. It includes an introduction to Vibrio, safety concerns, interesting activities to do with ...
    Subject: Biology: Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Water Column, Biology:Microbiology, Microbiology:Methods of Microbiology :Culturing Methods, Biology:Ecology:Symbiotic Relations, Habitats:Marine
    Resource Type: Activities:Classroom Activity, Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Activities:Lab Activity
    Ocean Environments: Shallow Sea Floor/Continental Shelf, Surface Waters
    Grade Level: General Public, College Upper (15-16), College Lower (13-14), Middle (6-8), High School (9-12)

    Squid's Built-In Light to Inspire New Gadgets? part of SERC Web Resource Collection

    This National Geographic news article describes a type of nocturnal squid found in the ocean around Hawaii which mates using a built-in flashlight to hide its shadow from predatory fish on the ...
    Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology, Ecology:Habitats:Marine, Biology:Ecology:Symbiotic Relations
    Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
    Ocean Environments: Shallow Sea Floor/Continental Shelf, Surface Waters
    Grade Level: General Public, College Lower (13-14), High School (9-12), Middle (6-8)

    Squid Lab part of SERC Web Resource Collection

    This online handbook features a downloadable PDF of pre-and post-visit activities for the Squid Lab, a traveling outreach program hosted by the National Aquarium in Baltimore. The hands-on activities ...
    Subject: Biology: Biology:Diversity, Microbiology, Biology, :Ecology:Habitats:Marine
    Resource Type: Activities:Lab Activity, Classroom Activity
    Ocean Environments: Surface Waters, Deep Waters, Coastal and Estuarine, Shallow Sea Floor/Continental Shelf
    Grade Level: Middle (6-8), High School (9-12)

    Future Medicine From Squid part of SERC Web Resource Collection

    This news article reports an exciting discovery about a toxic molecule found in both humans and in the Hawaiian bobtail squid that may hold the medical key for critical organ development and the ...
    Subject: Biology: Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Marine, Biology:Evolution, Microbiology, Microbiology:Microbiology and Health, Biology:Ecology:Symbiotic Relations
    Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
    Ocean Environments: Surface Waters, Deep Waters, Shallow Sea Floor/Continental Shelf
    Grade Level: General Public, Middle (6-8), College Lower (13-14), High School (9-12)

    Inside a squid flashlight part of SERC Web Resource Collection

    The EurekAlert news article for kids features a brief summary of the Hawaiian bobtail squid. This animal has a built-in flashlight on its underside, which is beamed downward by stacks of silvery ...
    Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology, Ecology:Habitats:Marine, Biology:Ecology:Symbiotic Relations
    Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
    Ocean Environments: Deep Waters, Surface Waters, Shallow Sea Floor/Continental Shelf
    Grade Level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), Primary (K-2)

    Bioluminescence in Plankton and Nekton part of SERC Web Resource Collection

    This article features an excerpt about bioluminescence from the Encyclopedia of Ocean Science. It includes an introduction to bioluminescence and the biochemistry behind it, information about ...
    Subject: Biology: Biology:Ecology:Symbiotic Relations:Mutualism, Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Marine, Biology:Diversity, Microbiology, Ecology:Symbiotic Relations
    Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
    Ocean Environments: Surface Waters, Shallow Sea Floor/Continental Shelf, Deep Waters, Coastal and Estuarine
    Grade Level: General Public, Middle (6-8), College Lower (13-14), High School (9-12)

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