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'Black Smokers' WebQuest: An Internet WebQuest on Hydrothermal Vents part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This website contains a black smokers WebQuest where students in groups investigate one aspect of the science of black smokers. The WebQuest provides a separate list of links for each research role, ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology, Geoscience:Hydrology, Biology:Biogeochemistry, Ecology:Habitats:Marine, Biology:Ecology:Principles, Geoscience:Oceanography:Chemical, Biological, Geoscience:Geology:Geophysics, Tectonics, Geochemistry, Geoscience:Oceanography:Marine Geology and Geophysics, Biology, :Ecology:Symbiotic Relations:Mutualism
Resource Type: Activities:Project:Investigative Case Studies, Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Activities:Project:Independent Research
Extreme Environments: Extremely Hot
Ocean Environments: Deep Sea Floor/Abyssal:Hydrothermal Systems, Mid-ocean Ridge
Grade Level: General Public, College Lower (13-14), High School (9-12), Middle (6-8)

Tardigrades: The Living Gummy Bears Quiz part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This interactive online quiz features ten questions about tardigrades. Comprised of short answer, true/false, and multiple-choice questions, visitors can submit answers online to receive an immediate ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology
Resource Type: Activities:Classroom Activity:Short Activity, Computer Applications
Grade Level: General Public, Informal, Middle (6-8), High School (9-12)

Dive and Discover: Expeditions to the Seafloor part of SERC Web Resource Collection

Dive and Discover is an interactive distance learning web site designed to immerse you in the excitement of discovery and exploration of the deep seafloor. Dive and Discover brings you right on board ...
Subject: Biology: Geoscience:Oceanography:Biological, Marine Geology and Geophysics, Biology:Microbiology, Geoscience:Oceanography:Chemical, Physical , Geoscience:Geology:Geophysics, Tectonics, Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Marine, Geoscience:Hydrology, Biology
Resource Type: Activities, Scientific Resources:Research Results, Overview/Reference Work, Collection, Activities:Field Activity:Importation of field observations into the classroom, Audio/Visual:Animations/Video, Images/Illustrations
Extreme Environments: Extremely Hot
Grade Level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High School (9-12), General Public

How to Measure Dissolved Oxygen part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This web page, hosted by the Washington State Department of Ecology, offers a general overview of dissolved oxygen and how it is measured. It includes protocols for measuring dissolved oxygen in ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Biogeochemistry, Geoscience:Hydrology:Surface Water:Water Quality/Chemistry , Geoscience:Geology:Geochemistry, Biology, :Microbiology
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Activities:Field Activity, Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations, Activities:Lab Activity
Grade Level: General Public, Informal, High School (9-12), College Lower (13-14), Middle (6-8)

Microbial Evolution - Part 4 part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This is the final segment of a YouTube version of the Microbial Evolution episode of Annenberg Media's Unseen Life on Earth series. This version is split into four 7-minute segments. Part I provides ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Biology, :Evolution:Processes, Biology:Microbiology:Methods of Microbiology :Molecular Methods, Biology:Evolution:Patterns, Principles, Biology:Evolution
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Animations/Video, Audio/Visual, Activities:Classroom Activity, Activities
Grade Level: College Upper (15-16), College Lower (13-14), General Public, High School (9-12), Middle (6-8)

Help! It's an HAB! part of SERC Web Resource Collection

These web activities are part of a series of lessons that provide information and materials to teach students about the effects of harmful algal blooms (HABs) on fish as well as devising remediation ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology, Ecology:Principles, Food Webs:Microbial Food Webs, Biology:Microbiology:Microbiology and Health, Biology
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Activities:Classroom Activity
Ocean Environments: Coastal and Estuarine, Surface Waters
Grade Level: High School (9-12), Intermediate (3-5), College Lower (13-14), Middle (6-8), General Public

Human Impacts on Catchments part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This website offers an explanation of red tide and other harmful algal blooms (HABs). It briefly explains what algal blooms are and what causes them. Designed for educatiors, the site also provides ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Water Column, Biology:Microbiology, Microbiology:Microbiology and Health, Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Marine, Biology
Resource Type: Activities:Classroom Activity, Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Computer Applications, Activities:Lab Activity
Ocean Environments: Coastal and Estuarine, Surface Waters
Grade Level: General Public, College Lower (13-14), High School (9-12), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8)

Aboard Alvin part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This Gulf of Maine educational website takes students aboard the submersible Alvin. It includes informational pages such as a project overview, as well as pages about Alvin, hydrothermal vents, and ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Benthic, Marine, Biology:Ecology:Metabolism, Biology:Diversity, Microbiology, Geoscience:Geology:Tectonics, Biology:Microbiology:Methods of Microbiology :Field Methods , Biology:Ecology:Symbiotic Relations:Mutualism, Biology:Ecology:Symbiotic Relations
Resource Type: Activities:Classroom Activity, Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations
Extreme Environments: Extremely Hot, High Pressure
Ocean Environments: Deep Sea Floor/Abyssal:Hydrothermal Systems
Grade Level: Informal, High School (9-12), General Public, Middle (6-8), Intermediate (3-5)

Deep Drilling at Sea part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This Science News for Kids article provides an image-rich overview of a deep-sea drilling project off the coast of British Columbia. The article guides students through the exploration, explaining ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology:Methods of Microbiology :Field Methods , Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Within Rock, Biology:Microbiology
Resource Type: Activities:Classroom Activity:Short Activity, Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations
Grade Level: General Public, Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8)

There Are Algae in Your House! part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This lesson plan provides an activity in which students can learn about how algae is used in the food they eat. The lesson plan includes background information as well as instructions for in-class ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology, Ecology:Habitats:Water Column, Biology, :Microbiology:Microbiology and Health, Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Marine
Resource Type: Activities:Classroom Activity, Lab Activity
Ocean Environments: Surface Waters, Coastal and Estuarine
Grade Level: Middle (6-8), High School (9-12), Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), General Public

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