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Life in Alternate Environments part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This online lecture provides information about life in extreme environments from the perspective of an undergraduate geology class. It explores current conditions for life, the origins of life, and ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Ecology:Symbiotic Relations:Mutualism, Biology:Biogeochemistry, Evolution:Principles, Biology:Astrobiology, Microbiology
Resource Type: Course Information:Course Site:Course Notes
Extreme Environments: Extremely Hot, Extremely Cold, Hypersaline, Acidic, Alkaline
Grade Level: College Lower (13-14), High School (9-12)

Tardigrades: Bears of the Moss part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This online PowerPoint presentation is dedicated to the phylum Tardigrada. It discusses distinguishing characteristics of Tardigrades (also known as water bears), their relationship to arthropods and ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Ecology:Metabolism, Biology:Evolution, Diversity, Microbiology, Biology
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Course Information:Course Site:Course Notes
Extreme Environments: High Pressure, Anhydrous, Anoxic, Hypersaline, High Radiation, Alkaline, Acidic, Extremely Hot, Extremely Cold
Grade Level: College Lower (13-14), College Upper (15-16), High School (9-12)

Primary Production part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This website, from Florida International University, features lecture notes that provide general information about primary productivity. It includes sections on measuring primary productivity, ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Marine, Biology:Ecology:Metabolism, Habitats:Water Column, Biology:Biogeochemistry, Microbiology, Biology, :Ecology:Food Webs:Microbial Food Webs
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations, Course Information:Course Site:Course Notes, Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Grade Level: College Lower (13-14), High School (9-12)

The Endosymbiotic Theory part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This page contains class notes and follow-up questions about the endosymbiotic theory of eukaryotic origins. The notes cover three main topics - characteristics of prokaryotic cells, eukaryotic cells ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Evolution:Processes, Biology:Microbiology, Biology, :Evolution:Patterns, Biology:Evolution, Ecology:Symbiotic Relations, Metabolism
Resource Type: Course Information:Course Site:Course Notes, Course Information, :Course Site
Grade Level: College Upper (15-16), College Lower (13-14)

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, Course Information:Goals/Syllabi, Pedagogic Resources:Collection, Audio/Visual:Collections, Pedagogic Resources, 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)

Symbiosis part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This online textbook chapter reviews symbiotic relationships, specifically mutualism, commensalism, and parasitism. The chapter includes examples for each relationship as well as a discussion about ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Evolution, Microbiology, Biology, :Ecology:Symbiotic Relations:Commensalism, Parasitism, Biology:Ecology:Symbiotic Relations, Symbiotic Relations:Mutualism
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Course Information:Course Site:Course Notes
Grade Level: College Lower (13-14), High School (9-12)

Microbial Evolution and Systematics part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This set of undergraduate course notes addresses microbial evolution and systematic. Major topics include Physical Evolution of Earth; Origin of Life on Earth; Early Evolution of Organisms with ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Evolution:Processes, Biology:Microbiology, Biology, :Evolution:Patterns, Biology:Evolution, Ecology, Ecology:Metabolism
Resource Type: Course Information:Course Site:Course Notes, Course Information, :Course Site
Grade Level: College Upper (15-16), College Lower (13-14)

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)

Ocean Cores part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This University of Arizona course website features an outline to interpreting ocean cores as they relate to past environmental conditions (e.g. sedimentation rates, climate, etc.). The outline ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology, Geoscience:Geology:Geochemistry:Stable Isotopes, Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Marine, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology
Resource Type: Course Information:Course Site:Course Notes, Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, College Lower (13-14), College Upper (15-16)