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Marine Microbial Diversity: The Key to Earth's Habitability part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This PDF report was produced as a result of the American Academy of Microbiology colloquium that convened April 8-10, 2005, in San Francisco, California, to focus on marine microbial diversity. In ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Ecology:Biofilms, Habitats:Marine, Biology:Ecology:Symbiotic Relations:Mutualism, Biology:Ecology:Symbiotic Relations, Biology:Evolution:Patterns, Biology:Diversity, Microbiology:Methods of Microbiology :Molecular Methods, Biology:Microbiology:Microbiology and Health, Biology:Microbiology, Biogeochemistry, Ecology:Food Webs:Microbial Food Webs, Biology:Ecology:Principles
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Extreme Environments: Altered by Humans
Ocean Environments: Deep Waters, Surface Waters
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16), College Lower (13-14)

Cephalopod Lesson Plans part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This collection of lesson plans, created by the Bermuda Biological Station for Research, highlights color change in cephalopods. This page provides links to each lesson plan, which are in PDF format ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology, Ecology:Principles, Habitats:Water Column, Marine, Biology:Ecology:Symbiotic Relations
Resource Type: Datasets and Tools:Datasets with Teaching Activities, Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Activities:Lab Activity, Classroom Activity
Ocean Environments: Deep Waters, Surface Waters, Shallow Sea Floor/Continental Shelf, Deep Sea Floor/Abyssal
Grade Level: College Lower (13-14), High School (9-12)

Glow: Living Lights part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This 48-page Teacher's Guide accompanies the "Glow: Living Lights" exhibit at the San Diego Natural History Museum. In PDF format, the guide contains 12 lesson plans that explore ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Ecology:Metabolism, Symbiotic Relations:Mutualism, Biology:Ecology:Principles, Habitats:Marine, Biology:Ecology:Symbiotic Relations, Biology:Microbiology, Ecology:Habitats:Water Column, Biology:Diversity, Evolution
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Activities:Lab Activity, Classroom Activity
Ocean Environments: Surface Waters, Deep Sea Floor/Abyssal, Deep Waters, Shallow Sea Floor/Continental Shelf
Grade Level: High School (9-12), Informal, Middle (6-8), Intermediate (3-5)

Bioluminescence part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This Bioluminescence webpage is an entry in Kimball's online biology textbook. It discusses the ability of living things to emit light, the various molecules involved, how fireflies control their ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Marine, Biology:Ecology:Metabolism, Habitats:Water Column, Biology:Molecular Biology, Microbiology, Ecology:Symbiotic Relations, Symbiotic Relations:Mutualism
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Ocean Environments: Deep Waters, Surface Waters
Grade Level: College Lower (13-14), High School (9-12)

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)

Ground-Truthing the Paleoclimate Record part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This Oceanus article provides an overview of paleoclimate studies by discussing past and current methods for determining paleoclimate. It explains how the geological record has become an important ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology:Methods of Microbiology :Field Methods , Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Marine, Biology:Microbiology
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations, Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Ocean Environments: Deep Waters, Surface Waters
Grade Level: General Public, College Lower (13-14), College Upper (15-16), High School (9-12), Middle (6-8)

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)

How Small Can Life Be part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This Space Daily article presents information regarding nanobacteria. The article discusses what a nanobacterium is, the controversy over whether or not something so small can be living, and future ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology, Astrobiology
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Ocean Environments: Deep Waters, Deep Sea Floor/Abyssal
Grade Level: General Public, Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16), Middle (6-8), High School (9-12), College Lower (13-14)

An Enlightening Toxin part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This article discusses the squid light organ, squid-bacteria (Vibrio) symbiosis, and the requirement of a bacterial toxin for light organ development. Part of the Funny by Nature website, it also ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology, Ecology:Symbiotic Relations:Mutualism
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations
Ocean Environments: Surface Waters, Deep Waters
Grade Level: General Public, High School (9-12), Middle (6-8)

Who Has the Light? part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This NOAA classroom activity explores bioluminescence. This PDF addresses: Which deep-sea organisms are capable of bioluminescence, and how does this ability benefit these organisms? In this ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology, Ecology:Symbiotic Relations:Mutualism, Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Marine
Resource Type: Activities:Lab Activity, Classroom Activity
Ocean Environments: Deep Waters, Deep Sea Floor/Abyssal
Grade Level: High School (9-12), Middle (6-8)

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