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Stephen Giovannoni part of SERC Web Resource Collection

The site features a research profile of Stephen Giovannoni, Professor of Microbiology and Director of the Molecular and Cellular Biology Program at Oregon State University. Giovannoni's research ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Molecular Biology, Evolution, Ecology:Habitats:Marine, Biology:Microbiology, Geoscience:Oceanography:Biological, Geoscience:Geology:Geophysics, Geoscience:Oceanography:Marine Geology and Geophysics, Biology, :Ecology:Metabolism
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Bibliography
Extreme Environments: Extremely Cold
Ocean Environments: Deep Waters, Deep Sea Floor/Abyssal, Surface Waters
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, College Lower (13-14), College Upper (15-16)

In Full Bloom part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This website offers a brief overview of Red Tide and the toxic algae responsible for it. Several words and phrases within the summary are hyperlinked to more detailed explanations on remote sites. A ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology, Microbiology:Microbiology and Health, Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Marine, Biology
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Activities:Lab Activity, Computer Applications, Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations, Datasets and Tools:Datasets with Teaching Activities
Ocean Environments: Surface Waters, Coastal and Estuarine
Grade Level: College Lower (13-14), Middle (6-8), High School (9-12)

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

Desert Dust Kills Florida Fish part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This news article details a red tide event that was spread across the Atlantic by a combination of storms in the Sahara Desert region and easterly trade winds that spread fertilized or nutrient ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology, Ecology:Habitats:Water Column, Biology, :Microbiology:Microbiology and Health, Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Marine
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Animations/Video, Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations
Ocean Environments: Surface Waters, Coastal and Estuarine
Grade Level: Middle (6-8), Graduate/Professional, College Lower (13-14), High School (9-12), General Public

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

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