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Ferroplasma acidarmanus part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This web page provides a description and photograph of Ferroplasma acidarmanus, a newfound archaeon microbe that eats iron, lives in acid-drenched conditions, and has been identified as a chief ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Biogeochemistry, Microbiology
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations
Extreme Environments: Acidic, Altered by Humans
Grade Level: General Public, Graduate/Professional, High School (9-12), College Upper (15-16), College Lower (13-14)

Extreme Animals part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This online news article discusses the ability of tardigrades to withstand harsh conditions. The article covers the history, biology and significance of tardigrades, as well as the different types of ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Ecology:Metabolism, Symbiotic Relations:Mutualism, Biology:Evolution, Astrobiology, Microbiology, Biology
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations
Extreme Environments: High Radiation, Anhydrous, Anoxic, Hypersaline, High Pressure, Alkaline, Extremely Cold, Acidic, Extremely Hot
Grade Level: College Lower (13-14), General Public, High School (9-12), Middle (6-8)

Black Smokers part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This brief web article features black smokers and discusses the history of their discovery, the geologic processes creating black smokers, and the various life forms inhabiting this extreme ...
Subject: Biology: Geoscience:Hydrology, Biology:Microbiology, Geoscience:Oceanography:Chemical, Geoscience:Geology:Tectonics, Geophysics, Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Marine, Geoscience:Oceanography:Marine Geology and Geophysics
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Animations/Video, Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Extreme Environments: Extremely Hot
Grade Level: General Public, High School (9-12), College Lower (13-14), Primary (K-2), Middle (6-8), Intermediate (3-5)

Tardigrade Reference Center part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This web site features links to resources regarding tardigrade science and education. It is hosted by The Academy of Natural Sciences and was created by Dr. William Miller, a leading tardigrade ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations, Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, General Public, College Upper (15-16), Informal, High School (9-12), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), College Lower (13-14)

New Jersey Tardigrade Survey part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This image-rich web page represents highlights from the New Jersey Tardigrade Survey conducted by Michael Shaw, under the guidance of William Miller. A map of New Jersey site locations is followed by ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Diversity, Microbiology
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Research Results, Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, General Public, College Upper (15-16), College Lower (13-14), Middle (6-8), High School (9-12)

Dive and Discover's Deeper Discovery: Hydrothermal Vents 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. On this particular website, Dive and ...
Subject: Biology: Geoscience:Oceanography:Physical , Geoscience:Hydrology, Biology:Microbiology, Geoscience:Oceanography:Chemical, Biological, Geoscience:Geology:Geophysics, Tectonics, Geoscience:Oceanography:Marine Geology and Geophysics, Biology, Ecology:Habitats:Marine
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations, Animations/Video, Scientific Resources:Collection, Overview/Reference Work
Extreme Environments: Extremely Hot
Grade Level: High School (9-12), General Public, Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8)

Phytoplankton Bloom in the Gulf of Mexico part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This NASA site features color satellite photographs of the Gulf of Mexico dead zone. The site shows pictures of the Gulf of Mexico region in natural colors as well as on a scale of different ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Marine, Water Column, Biology:Microbiology, Ecology:Principles
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations
Extreme Environments: Anoxic, Altered by Humans
Ocean Environments: Coastal and Estuarine
Grade Level: General Public, College Lower (13-14), Middle (6-8), High School (9-12)

Life without Volcanic Heat part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This site is a news article by NASA Astrobiology Institute featuring Deborah Kelly from the University of Washington. She talks about the navigational challenges of reaching this newly discovered ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Evolution:Principles, Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Marine, Biology:Biogeochemistry, Ecology:Biofilms, Biology:Astrobiology, Microbiology
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Research Results, Pedagogic Resources:Research Results, Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations
Extreme Environments: Anoxic, Extremely Hot, Alkaline
Grade Level: General Public

The Lives of Micro-organisms: A MicroNaturalist's Handbook part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This web site highlights a new series of photo essays featuring observations you can make with a good compound microscope, a sense of the mysteries of life waiting to be discovered, some patience, ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Diversity, Microbiology, Biology, Ecology:Metabolism
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations, Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Grade Level: General Public, College Lower (13-14), High School (9-12), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8)

Glorious Guts part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This image-rich BioMedia article features a micro-naturalist's account of protistan symbionts of termites. It examines the relationships between the symbionts and their hosts and offers dissection ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Ecology:Symbiotic Relations:Mutualism, Biology:Ecology:Metabolism, Biology:Microbiology, Microbiology:Methods of Microbiology :Microscopy, Biology, Ecology:Symbiotic Relations
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations, Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Grade Level: General Public, College Lower (13-14), High School (9-12), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8)

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