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Arthrobacter part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This site describes the bacterium Arthrobacter and its classification, description/significance, structure, metabolism, ecology, cultivation, and references. This site also contains links to Virginia ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology, Ecology:Metabolism, Biology
Resource Type: Scientific Resources, Pedagogic Resources:Collection, Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations
Extreme Environments: Altered by Humans
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16), High School (9-12), College Lower (13-14)

Eukaryotes part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This page provides an overview of classification and evolution of eukaryotes. Topics include the defining characteristics of eukaryotic cells, the role of endosymbiosis in cellular evolution, and the ...
Subject: Biology: Biology, :Evolution:Processes, Biology:Microbiology, Evolution:Patterns, Biology:Evolution
Resource Type: Pedagogic Resources:Bibliography, Overview/Summary, Pedagogic Resources
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16), General Public, College Lower (13-14), High School (9-12)

A Brief History of Life on Earth part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This brief article provides an overview of major events in the evolution of life on Earth, including the origination of life, transition to an oxygen atmosphere, and endosymbiotic origins of ...
Subject: Biology: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change, Climate Change:History and evolution of Earth's climate, Biology, Environmental Science:Ecosystems:Evolution, Environmental Science:Ecosystems, Biology:Ecology:Habitats, Biology:Microbiology, Evolution, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:History and evolution of Earth's climate
Resource Type: Pedagogic Resources:Overview/Summary, Pedagogic Resources
Grade Level: College Lower (13-14), High School (9-12)

Speciation part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This page contains lecture notes on speciation. Topics covered include biological, ecological, and phylogenetic species definitions; subspecies; hybridization; mechanisms of reproductive isolation; ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology, Biology, :Evolution:Processes, Principles, Biology:Diversity, Ecology, Evolution
Resource Type: Course Information:Course Site:Course Notes, Course Information:Course Site, Pedagogic Resources, Course Information, Assessments
Grade Level: College Lower (13-14)

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)

Cyanobacteria and the Cryptobiotic Crust part of SERC Web Resource Collection

Cryptobiotic crusts are featured in this web page, with discussion on cryptobiotic communities, cyanobacteria, and other organisms that comprise this environment. The site provides numerous images of ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology, Ecology:Metabolism, Biology
Resource Type: Pedagogic Resources:Overview/Summary, Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations
Extreme Environments: Anhydrous
Grade Level: Informal, General Public, Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16), High School (9-12), College Lower (13-14)

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)

Toxic Blooms: Understanding Red Tides part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This online seminar reviews the topic of red tides in four sessions, which review the effect HABs have on public health, wildlife and the economy; describe common harmful algal species and their ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Water Column, Benthic, Marine, Biology:Microbiology, Microbiology:Microbiology and Health, Geoscience:Hydrology:Surface Water:Water Management and Policy, Biology:Microbiology:Methods of Microbiology
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Pedagogic Resources:Overview/Summary, Scientific Resources:Research Results
Ocean Environments: Coastal and Estuarine
Grade Level: General Public, Graduate/Professional, College Lower (13-14), High School (9-12), College Upper (15-16)

Bacteriophage observations and evolution part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Bacteriophages are classified into one order and 13 families. Over 5100 phages have been examined in the electron microscope since 1959. At least 4950 phages (96%) are tailed. They constitute the ...

Subject: Biology: Biology:Molecular Biology, Education:Assessment, Biology:Ecology:Symbiotic Relations:Mutualism, Biology:Evolution:Patterns, Biology:Diversity:Censuses, Biology:Evolution:Bioinformatics, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Biology:Microbiology
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Pedagogic Resources:Research Results
Grade Level: College Upper (15-16), College Lower (13-14), Graduate/Professional

The 1.2-Megabase Genome Sequence of Mimivirus part of SERC Print Resource Collection
We recently reported the discovery and preliminary characterization of Mimivirus, the largest known virus, with a 400-nanometer particle size comparable to mycoplasma. Mimivirus is a double-stranded ...

Subject: Biology: Biology:Ecology:Symbiotic Relations:Mutualism, Biology:Molecular Biology, Ecology:Metabolism, Habitats:Marine, Biology:Evolution:Bioinformatics, Patterns, Education:Assessment, Biology:Microbiology, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Research Results, Pedagogic Resources:Research Results
Grade Level: College Lower (13-14), College Upper (15-16), Graduate/Professional

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