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From Monsoons to Microbes: Understanding the Ocean's Role in Human Health part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This online book offers a deeper look into the oceans that surround us, exploring the links among physical oceanography, public health, epidemiology, marine biology, and medicine in understanding ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Marine, Water Column, Biology:Microbiology, Microbiology:Microbiology and Health, Biology:Ecology:Principles, Biology
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Ocean Environments: Surface Waters, Coastal and Estuarine
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16), General Public, College Lower (13-14), 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

Toxic and Harmful Algal Blooms part of SERC Web Resource Collection

Primarily through the use of engaging graphics, this resource outlines where Toxic and Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs) occur in U.S. waters. It also addresses the differences between toxic and non-toxic ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology, Ecology:Principles, Habitats:Water Column, Biology, :Microbiology:Microbiology and Health, Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Marine
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Collection
Ocean Environments: Coastal and Estuarine, Surface Waters
Grade Level: Middle (6-8), Intermediate (3-5), High School (9-12), College Lower (13-14), General Public, Graduate/Professional

Eye in the sky: tracking harmful algal blooms with satellite remote sensing part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This article details an effort to use satellite imagery to track harmful algal bloom (HAB) events. The article provides basic information about HABs, how the satellite imagery will track HABs, and ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Marine, Biology:Ecology:Food Webs:Microbial Food Webs, Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Water Column, Biology:Microbiology, Microbiology:Microbiology and Health, Biology:Ecology:Principles, Biology
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations, Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Ocean Environments: Surface Waters, Coastal and Estuarine
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, General Public, College Lower (13-14), College Upper (15-16), High School (9-12), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8)

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)

Marine Bioluminescence part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This classroom activity is part of the Smithsonian's Giant Squid Curriculum. It uses flashlights to teach students about luminescence, counterillumination, and photophores. In the scope of this ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Ecology:Symbiotic Relations:Mutualism, Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Water Column, Biology:Evolution:Patterns, Biology:Microbiology, Biology, :Ecology:Habitats:Marine
Resource Type: Activities:Classroom Activity, Lab Activity
Ocean Environments: Deep Waters, Surface Waters
Grade Level: Middle (6-8), High School (9-12), Intermediate (3-5)

Limnology and Oceanography part of SERC Web Resource Collection

Limnology and Oceanography is a scholarly journal published by the American Society for Limnology and Oceanography (ASLO). The journal's unifying theme is the understanding of aquatic ecosystems. ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology, Geoscience:Oceanography, Biology
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Collection, Research Results
Ocean Environments: Surface Waters, Deep Sea Floor/Abyssal, Deep Waters, Shallow Sea Floor/Continental Shelf, Coastal and Estuarine
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16), College Lower (13-14)

Mahogany Tides part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This Smithsonian K-12 Education website provides a brief overview of mahogany tide (also known as red tide) events. These events are caused by dinoflagellates, a special type of phytoplankton, and ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Water Column, Biology:Microbiology, Microbiology:Microbiology and Health, Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Marine, Biology
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Ocean Environments: Coastal and Estuarine, Surface Waters
Grade Level: High School (9-12), General Public, Middle (6-8), Intermediate (3-5)

New England Shellfish Beds Reopen After Toxic Red Algae Recedes part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This PBS article describes red tide, a phenomenon caused by phytoplankton in coastal waters. The site includes brief summaries of the causes and impacts of red tide, both on health and the tourism ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Water Column, Biology:Microbiology, Microbiology:Microbiology and Health, Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Marine, Biology
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Ocean Environments: Coastal and Estuarine, Surface Waters
Grade Level: General Public, High School (9-12), College Lower (13-14), 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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