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Hands-on Experiments To Test for Acid Mine Drainage part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This is an on-line prototype for a book aimed at teaching kids the effects of acid mine drainage on our environment through experimentation and observation. Experiments introduce litmus paper, pH ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Diversity, Evolution:Patterns, Biology:Ecology:Metabolism, Symbiotic Relations:Mutualism, Biology:Biogeochemistry, Microbiology, Geoscience:Geology:Geochemistry:Oxidation/Reduction Reactions, Acid/Base Reactions, Biology:Microbiology:Methods of Microbiology :Field Methods , Biology:Microbiology:Methods of Microbiology , Biology, :Ecology:Principles
Resource Type: Activities:Field Activity:Field laboratories, Field trip , Activities:Lab Activity, Field Activity:Importation of field observations into the classroom
Extreme Environments: Acidic, Altered by Humans
Grade Level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8)

Huelva Province: Rio Tinto Mines part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This web site offers information about the Rio Tinto in Andalucia, Spain. It describes the opencast mine structures, landscape, rich history, and regional influence of the Rio Tinto mines. Part of a ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology, Biology
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Extreme Environments: Altered by Humans, Acidic
Grade Level: General Public, College Lower (13-14), High School (9-12), Middle (6-8)

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)

Life's Limit part of SERC Web Resource Collection

Dr. Rocco Mancinelli of the SETI Institute is featured in this web article discussing the environmental limits to life including extreme life forms that can thrive in harsh conditions of salt, ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Diversity, Ecology:Habitats:Marine, Biology:Biogeochemistry, Astrobiology, Geoscience:Geology:Geochemistry, Biology:Microbiology, Ecology:Metabolism, Biology
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Extreme Environments: Hypersaline, Extremely Hot, Alkaline, Acidic
Grade Level: General Public, High School (9-12), Middle (6-8)

The Search for Extremophiles on Earth and Beyond part of SERC Web Resource Collection

In this article, Penelope Boston examines the limits of life in a variety of Earth's extreme environments as well as the connection to possible extraterrestrial life. Also included are a number of ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Evolution, Astrobiology, Microbiology, Biology
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Extreme Environments: High Radiation, High Pressure, Anhydrous, Extremely Cold, Extremely Hot
Grade Level: Middle (6-8), General Public, High School (9-12)

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)

Deinococcus radiodurans part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This website provides general information on the radiation tolerant microbe Deinococcus radiodurans. This compilation of resources includes news articles, photographs, references, and a short lecture ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Molecular Biology, Astrobiology, Microbiology, Ecology:Principles, Biology
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Collection, Scientific Resources
Extreme Environments: High Radiation
Grade Level: General Public, Informal, High School (9-12), Middle (6-8)

Kamchatka: Siberia's Forbidden Wilderness part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This "Living Edens" PBS site features the historical, biological, and geological wonders of the Kamchatka Peninsula. Many aspects of Kamchatka are explored within the topic headings: The ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology, Geoscience:Geology:Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology:Volcanology, Biology, :Ecology:Metabolism
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Activities:Classroom Activity
Extreme Environments: Extremely Hot
Grade Level: General Public, High School (9-12), Middle (6-8), Intermediate (3-5)

BioMedia Associates: Learning Programs for Biology part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This site provides photographs, animations, essays, teaching resources, multimedia, and other information about biological systems and organisms. It features a monthly contest and quiz in which ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology, Biology, :Diversity
Resource Type: Pedagogic Resources:Overview/Summary, Collection, Scientific Resources:Collection, Audio/Visual:Animations/Video, Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations, Activities:Classroom Activity, Lab Activity
Grade Level: College Lower (13-14), General Public, Informal, High School (9-12), Middle (6-8), Intermediate (3-5)

Vorticella: Life on a Spring part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This image-rich BioMedia article features a micro-naturalist's observation of Vorticella isolated from a ditch on a country road. The article describes the appearance of Vorticella and details its ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Ecology:Symbiotic Relations:Mutualism, Biology:Ecology:Metabolism, Biology:Evolution, Microbiology, Biology, :Ecology:Symbiotic Relations
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Grade Level: General Public, High School (9-12), College Lower (13-14), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8)

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