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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)

Intimate Relationships Among the Very Small part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This image-rich BioMedia article features a micro-naturalist's observation of microbial relationships. Topics include mutualism, commensalisms, parasitism, predator/prey, and scavenging. Microbes ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Ecology:Symbiotic Relations:Mutualism, Biology:Ecology:Metabolism, Biology:Microbiology, Ecology:Symbiotic Relations, Biology
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Grade Level: College Lower (13-14), General Public, High School (9-12), Middle (6-8), Intermediate (3-5)

Western Adventures in Math and Science part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This site is home to the Western Adventures in Math and Science (WAMS) Program at Western Oregon University, a partnering organization with the Red Layer Microbial Observatory Project to provide a ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology
Resource Type: Course Information
Grade Level: Informal, General Public, College Upper (15-16), College Lower (13-14), Middle (6-8), High School (9-12)

Oregon GEAR UP part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This is the home page for Oregon GEAR UP, an organization partnering with the Red Layer Microbial Observatory Project to provide a variety of educational opportunities for secondary (8-12th grade) ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Collection
Grade Level: General Public, High School (9-12), Middle (6-8), Intermediate (3-5)

Hunting Dangerous Algae from Space part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This NASA Earth Observatory article presents information about programs that are monitoring red tide and other harmful algal bloom (HAB) outbreaks from satellite imagery and remote sensing. This ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Water Column, Biology:Microbiology, Microbiology:Microbiology and Health, Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Marine, Biology:Ecology:Principles
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations, Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Ocean Environments: Coastal and Estuarine
Grade Level: College Upper (15-16), General Public, College Lower (13-14), High School (9-12), Middle (6-8)

Florida Red Tide Current Status part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This Fish and Wildlife Research Institute website provides links to several Florida-based red tide sites. These sites include the current status of Florida's red tide, a photo gallery of red tide ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Water Column, Biology:Microbiology, Microbiology:Microbiology and Health, Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Marine, Biology:Ecology:Principles
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Collection
Ocean Environments: Coastal and Estuarine
Grade Level: General Public, College Lower (13-14), Graduate/Professional, Middle (6-8), High School (9-12)

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This Mote Marine Laboratory magazine article details a new study by Sarasota Operations Coastal Oceans Observation Lab (SO COOL) that is using technology to track harmful algal blooms (HABs). ...
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: Coastal and Estuarine
Grade Level: General Public, College Lower (13-14), Informal, Middle (6-8), High School (9-12)

Freshwater Blooms part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This Bigelow Laboratory "Special Topics" page discusses freshwater harmful algal blooms (HABs). The interactive web page describes the features of a freshwater HAB with a focus on location, ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology:Microbiology and Health, Biology:Ecology:Metabolism, Biology:Microbiology
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations, Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Grade Level: High School (9-12), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8)

Worst New England Harmful Algal Bloom in 30 Years part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This online 2005 article reports the most severe bloom since 1972 of the microscopic alga, Alexandrium fundyense, which spread from Maine to Massachusetts, resulting in extensive commercial and ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Marine, Biology:Microbiology, Microbiology:Microbiology and Health
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Collection, Policy Resources, Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Ocean Environments: Coastal and Estuarine
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, General Public, College Upper (15-16), College Lower (13-14), Middle (6-8), High School (9-12)

From the Top of the World...to the Bottom of the Food Web part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This resource, by the Bigelow Laboratory, is designed to help teachers and students discover linkages among marine ecology, phytoplankton, the behavior of light at the ocean surface, and ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Ecology:Food Webs:Microbial Food Webs, Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Marine, Biology:Microbiology, Biology, Ecology:Habitats:Water Column
Resource Type: Activities
Grade Level: High School (9-12), Middle (6-8), Intermediate (3-5)