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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)

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)

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: Intermediate (3-5), Primary (K-2), Middle (6-8), High School (9-12), General Public

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)

Bottle Biology part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This activity book explores science and the environment through soda bottles and other recyclable materials. Sections include bottle basics, decomposition column, kimchee (fermentation), soil ...

Subject: Biology: Education, Biology, Microbiology
Resource Type: Activities:Lab Activity, Pedagogic Resources, Activities:Project, Field Activity:Field laboratories
Grade Level: Informal, Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High School (9-12), General Public

Seen and Unseen: Discovering the Microbes of Yellowstone part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This book takes readers on a tour of Yellowstone's microbial flora and fauna. Photographed using state-of-the-art technology, each microbe is presented with photographs of the environment where it's ...

Subject: Biology: Education, Biology:Microbiology, Ecology:Metabolism, Biofilms, Geoscience:Geology:Mineralogy, Biology
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Research Results, Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations, Activities:Lab Activity
Extreme Environments: Extremely Hot, Alkaline, Acidic
Grade Level: Intermediate (3-5), Informal, College Lower (13-14), High School (9-12), Middle (6-8), General Public

Probing Biodiversity: Molecular Techniques Offer Powerful New Tools part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This article introduces the molecular methods used to assess biological diversity. It begins by defining DNA and nucleotide sequencing. An illustration describes the application of molecular methods ...

Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology, Microbiology:Methods of Microbiology :Molecular Methods, Education:Assessment, Biology:Molecular Biology, Diversity
Resource Type: Pedagogic Resources:Overview/Summary, Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Activities:Classroom Activity:Jigsaw
Grade Level: General Public, High School (9-12), Middle (6-8), College Upper (15-16), College Lower (13-14), Informal

Down in the Dirt Wonders Beckon part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This news article reports the use of DNA extraction, amplification, cloning, and screening to uncover the unknown microorganisms of the soil and sea by targeting their genetic makeup. The discovery ...

Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology, Microbiology:Methods of Microbiology :Molecular Methods, Education:Assessment, Biology:Diversity, Environmental Science:Ecosystems:Ecology
Resource Type: Pedagogic Resources:Overview/Summary, Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Activities:Classroom Activity:Jigsaw
Grade Level: General Public, High School (9-12), Middle (6-8), College Lower (13-14), College Upper (15-16), Informal

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