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Thermophiles part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This official site of Yellowstone National Park contains information on thermophiles as a part of the "Nature in Yellowstone" home page. Specific topics covered ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Molecular Biology, Microbiology, Ecology:Metabolism, Biology:Diversity
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Extreme Environments: Extremely Hot
Grade Level: General Public

Some Like it Hot part of SERC Web Resource Collection

NASA Astrobiologist Jack Farmer is featured in this web article that focuses on microrganisms found in Yellowstone hot springs and ocean floor hydrothermal vents. Included within the article are ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Evolution, Astrobiology, Microbiology, Ecology:Habitats:Marine, Biology:Ecology:Metabolism
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Animations/Video, Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Extreme Environments: Extremely Hot
Grade Level: General Public, High School (9-12), Middle (6-8)

Why Microbes Matter part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This site features an article that discusses research devoted to the discovery of microbial life on Mars. Links to related astrobiology stories, the NASA Astrobiology Institute, an the Ames ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology, Diversity, Astrobiology
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Grade Level: General Public

Life's Limit part of SERC Web Resource Collection

Dr. Rocco Mancinelli of the SETI Institute is featured in this web article discussing the environmental limits to life including extreme life forms that can thrive in harsh conditions of salt, ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Diversity, Ecology:Habitats:Marine, Biology:Biogeochemistry, Astrobiology, Geoscience:Geology:Geochemistry, Biology:Microbiology, Ecology:Metabolism, Biology
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Extreme Environments: Hypersaline, Extremely Hot, Alkaline, Acidic
Grade Level: General Public, High School (9-12), Middle (6-8)

NASA Research Focuses on Yellowstone's Hot Springs and Compares Findings to Rocks from Mars part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This NASA Astrobiology Institute website features an article by the Yellowstone Park Foundation focusing on NASA's latest thermophile research and its contributions to outreach education in ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Diversity, Astrobiology, Microbiology, Evolution, Ecology:Metabolism
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Extreme Environments: Extremely Hot
Grade Level: General Public

The Biotechnology Institute part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This site is the home page for The Biotechnology Institute, a national nonprofit organization focusing on education and research about the present and future impact of biotechnology. The site ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology:Methods of Microbiology , Biology:Microbiology, Ecology:Metabolism
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Collection, Activities:Classroom Activity
Grade Level: General Public, High School (9-12), Middle (6-8)

Great Bugs of Fire: Protein from volcano-loving bug crystallized in space part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This webarticle features the Archaea, an ancient branch of life commonly found living in extreme environments such as volcanic vents and hotsprings, and attempts of researchers aboard the Life and ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Molecular Biology, Astrobiology, Microbiology, Microbiology:Methods of Microbiology , Biology:Evolution, Ecology:Metabolism
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Extreme Environments: Extremely Hot
Grade Level: General Public, High School (9-12), College Lower (13-14), Middle (6-8)

The Search for Extremophiles on Earth and Beyond part of SERC Web Resource Collection

In this article, Penelope Boston examines the limits of life in a variety of Earth's extreme environments as well as the connection to possible extraterrestrial life. Also included are a number of ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Evolution, Astrobiology, Microbiology, Biology
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Extreme Environments: High Radiation, High Pressure, Anhydrous, Extremely Cold, Extremely Hot
Grade Level: Middle (6-8), General Public, High School (9-12)

Taking Stock of Biodiversity part of SERC Web Resource Collection

Subject: Biology: Biology:Diversity:Censuses, Biology:Microbiology, Diversity, Biology
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Extreme Environments: Extremely Hot
Grade Level: General Public

Microbes on Earth May Be Key To Identifying Life On Other Planets part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This site features a short article where Bruce Fouke of University of Illinois studies microbe metabolism in Mammoth Hot Springs of Yellowstone National Park for connections to extraterrestrial life. ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Astrobiology, Microbiology, Geoscience:Geology:Geochemistry, Biology:Biogeochemistry, Ecology:Metabolism
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Extreme Environments: Extremely Hot
Grade Level: General Public