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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)

Life Beneath the Surface part of SERC Web Resource Collection

Site discusses life in Columbia River Plateau basalts near the Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory and how it is related to microbial clean up of human wastes. This site also ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology:Methods of Microbiology :Field Methods , Biology:Microbiology, Ecology:Metabolism
Resource Type: Pedagogic Resources:Overview/Summary
Extreme Environments: Altered by Humans
Grade Level: General Public, Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16), College Lower (13-14), High School (9-12)

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)

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)

Evolution from a virus's view part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This page is a brief tutorial on viral evolution. The text focuses on the evolutionary pressures that balance transmission and virulence. There are additional sections with further recommended ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology, Microbiology:Microbiology and Health, Environmental Science:Human Population:Epidemics, Pandemics, Biology, :Evolution:Processes, Environmental Science:Human Population, Biology:Evolution, Ecology, Ecology:Symbiotic Relations, Symbiotic Relations:Parasitism
Resource Type: Pedagogic Resources:Overview/Summary, Bibliography, Pedagogic Resources, Activities:Classroom Activity, Assessments, Activities
Grade Level: College Upper (15-16), High School (9-12), 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)

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)

An Introduction to Biological Soil Crusts part of SERC Web Resource Collection

Biological soil crusts are the feature of this USGS Canyonlands Research Station website. The site provides an introduction to biological soil crusts with linked images, divided into the following ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Ecology:Biofilms, Biology:Microbiology, Ecology:Symbiotic Relations, Metabolism
Resource Type: Pedagogic Resources:Overview/Summary
Extreme Environments: Anhydrous
Grade Level: General Public, Informal, Graduate/Professional, High School (9-12), College Lower (13-14), College Upper (15-16)

Soil Crusts: Technical Reference part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This USGS Canyonlands Research Station web page provides a link to download a 90-page PDF report summarizing current knowledge about biological soil crusts, with emphasis on crusts found in the ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Ecology:Biofilms, Biology:Microbiology, Ecology:Symbiotic Relations, Metabolism
Resource Type: Pedagogic Resources:Overview/Summary, Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Extreme Environments: Anhydrous
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16), College Lower (13-14), High School (9-12)

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