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Octopus Spring part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This reference site consists of images and descriptions of Octopus Spring in Yellowstone National Park. Part of the teacher workshop "Extremities: Geology and Life in Yellowstone and ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Ecology:Biofilms, Biology:Biogeochemistry, Microbiology, Microbiology:Methods of Microbiology :Field Methods , Biology:Ecology:Principles, Symbiotic Relations:Mutualism
Resource Type: Activities:Field Activity:Field trip , Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Extreme Environments: Extremely Hot, Alkaline
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16), Middle (6-8), High School (9-12), College Lower (13-14)

Tardigrade Species Distribution Project part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This website provides information about Tardigrades and introduces the Tardigrade Species Distribution Project. The objectives of the project are to engage students in hands-on science and to map the ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Diversity, Microbiology
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Audio/Visual:Animations/Video, Images/Illustrations, Activities:Project
Extreme Environments: High Pressure, Anhydrous, Anoxic, Hypersaline, High Radiation, Alkaline, Acidic, Extremely Hot, Extremely Cold
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16), High School (9-12), College Lower (13-14)

Bioinformatics part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This project is a series of interrelated modules designed to introduce the student to modern biological techniques in the area of bioinformatics. Bioinformatics is the application of computer ...
Subject: Biology: Biology, :Microbiology, Evolution:Bioinformatics
Resource Type: Computer Applications, Activities:Classroom Activity
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16), High School (9-12), 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)

Guidebook of the Central Montana Alkalic Province: Geology, Ore Deposits and Origin part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This volume was prepared for the 16th Annual Field Conference of the Tobacco Root Geological Society and includes field trips to the Little Belt, Moccasin, Judith, Little Rocky and Bearpaw Mountains. ...

Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology, Geoscience:Geology:Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology:Igneous Rocks, Igneous Associations and Tectonic Settings, Igneous Processes, Biology:Molecular Biology, Ecology:Symbiotic Relations:Mutualism, Biology:Evolution:Bioinformatics, Patterns, Principles, Biology:Ecology:Metabolism, Geoscience:Geology:Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology:Geochemistry, Biology:Microbiology:Methods of Microbiology :Field Methods , Geoscience:Geology:Tectonics, Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology:Volcanology, Geoscience:Geology:Geochemistry:Elements, Radioisotopes, Geochemical Analysis
Resource Type: Activities:Field Activity:Field trip , Scientific Resources:Research Results, Audio/Visual:Maps
Grade Level: College Lower (13-14), Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16)

Microbial Diversity of Great Salt Lake part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This book chapter discusses the microbial diversity of the Great Salt Lake in Utah. Sections cover the dynamic and dichotomous Great Salt Lake, the diversity of halophilic microorganisms in Great ...

Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Ecology:Metabolism, Biology:Diversity, Education, Geoscience:Geology:Mineralogy
Resource Type: Activities:Lab Activity, Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Research Results
Extreme Environments: Hypersaline
Grade Level: College Upper (15-16), College Lower (13-14), Graduate/Professional

Post-Viking Microbiology: New Approaches, New Data, New Insights part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This journal article, published in 1999, discusses the advances made in microbiology and microbial ecology in the 20 years since the Viking missions to Mars. The article briefly reviews this new ...

Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology:Methods of Microbiology :Field Methods , Education:Assessment, Biology:Microbiology:Methods of Microbiology :Molecular Methods, Biology:Microbiology, Astrobiology, Molecular Biology
Resource Type: Activities:Classroom Activity:Jigsaw, Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Pedagogic Resources:Overview/Summary
Grade Level: College Lower (13-14), College Upper (15-16), Graduate/Professional

Structure of a microbial mat at Great Sippewissett Marsh, Cape Cod, Massachusetts part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This journal article reports the findings from a study analyzing the microzonation of phototrophic bacteria in a flat laminated microbial mat at Great Sippewissett Salt Marsh on Cape Cod, MA. It ...

Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology:Methods of Microbiology :Microscopy, Biology:Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Ecology:Biofilms, Education:Assessment
Resource Type: Activities:Classroom Activity:Jigsaw, Scientific Resources:Research Results, Pedagogic Resources:Overview/Summary
Grade Level: College Upper (15-16), College Lower (13-14), Graduate/Professional

The Microbial Basis of Life at Deep-Sea Hydrothermal Vents part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This article discusses the sampling and in situ experiments carried out by ALVIN at various hydrothermal vent sites as well as the microbes associated with these sites. Major topics are black smokers ...

Subject: Biology: Education:Assessment, Biology:Microbiology:Methods of Microbiology :Field Methods , Biology:Microbiology, Ecology:Habitats:Marine, Geoscience:Oceanography:Biological
Resource Type: Activities:Classroom Activity:Jigsaw, Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Pedagogic Resources:Overview/Summary
Grade Level: College Upper (15-16), College Lower (13-14), Graduate/Professional

The Physiology of Vesicular-Arbuscular Endomycorrhizal Symbiosis part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This review article discusses the physiology of vesicular-arbuscular (VA) mycorrhizal symbiosis in categories reflecting successive stages in its formation and function: activation of the VA ...

Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology, Education:Assessment, Biology:Ecology:Symbiotic Relations
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Pedagogic Resources:Overview/Summary, Activities:Classroom Activity:Jigsaw
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, College Lower (13-14), College Upper (15-16)

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