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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

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)

Great Moments in Science: Lights of Life 1 part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This Great Moments in Science radio transcript discusses the history of bioluminescence. It covers the first scientists to study bioluminescence, organisms capable of making light, biochemistry of ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Ecology:Metabolism, Symbiotic Relations:Mutualism, Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Marine, Biology, :Ecology:Habitats:Water Column, Biology:Microbiology
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Audio, Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Ocean Environments: Deep Waters, Shallow Sea Floor/Continental Shelf, Surface Waters, Coastal and Estuarine
Grade Level: General Public, High School (9-12), Middle (6-8), Intermediate (3-5)

Growing dinoflagellates at home part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This Bioluminescence Web Page explains how to grow Pyrocystis fusiformis, a non-toxic dinoflagellate. Noting the ability of these organisms to produce bright blue light when shaken at night, the site ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Ecology:Metabolism, Habitats:Marine, Water Column, Biology:Microbiology, Biology, :Ecology:Symbiotic Relations:Mutualism
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Ocean Environments: Surface Waters
Grade Level: High School (9-12), General Public, Middle (6-8), Intermediate (3-5)

Monsters of the Deep: Deep Sea Bioluminescence part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This award-winning Sea and Sky website uses creative graphics to explore deep sea bioluminescence. It defines the phenomenon of bioluminescence, explains the chemical reactions involved, describes ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Marine, Water Column, Biology:Evolution:Patterns, Biology:Microbiology, Ecology:Symbiotic Relations:Mutualism, Biology
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Ocean Environments: Deep Waters, Surface Waters
Grade Level: High School (9-12), General Public, 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)

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