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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

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)

Northwest Fisheries Science Center Harmful Algal Blooms Program part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This NFSC website contains general information about harmful algal blooms (HABs), research being done regarding HABs, outreach resources to teach the public about the potentially harmful algae, and ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Water Column, Biology:Microbiology, Microbiology:Microbiology and Health, Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Marine
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations
Ocean Environments: Shallow Sea Floor/Continental Shelf, Surface Waters, Coastal and Estuarine
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16), College Lower (13-14), Middle (6-8), High School (9-12)

Forecasting Harmful Algal Blooms part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This online newsletter gives a brief summary of societal impacts of harmful algal blooms and the Olympic Region Harmful Algal Bloom (ORHAB) project, a group funded by NOAA to forecast harmful algal ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Water Column, Biology:Microbiology, Microbiology:Microbiology and Health, Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Marine
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations
Ocean Environments: Shallow Sea Floor/Continental Shelf, Surface Waters, Coastal and Estuarine
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, College Lower (13-14), High School (9-12), Middle (6-8)

Harmful Algal Blooms part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This website contains a brief overview of harmful algal blooms (HABs) and their potential impacts on human health and economics. It also provides information regarding mandates/legislation regarding ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology, Microbiology:Microbiology and Health, Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Water Column, Marine
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Ocean Environments: Shallow Sea Floor/Continental Shelf, Coastal and Estuarine, Surface Waters
Grade Level: General Public, College Upper (15-16), Graduate/Professional, College Lower (13-14), High School (9-12), Middle (6-8)

Harmful Algal Blooms part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This online textbook contains detailed information about harmful algal blooms (HABs). Topics include HAB related health hazards, general information about HABs, and taxonomic information regarding ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Marine, Water Column, Biology:Microbiology, Microbiology:Microbiology and Health
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Audio/Visual:Maps, Datasets and Tools:Datasets, Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations
Ocean Environments: Surface Waters, Shallow Sea Floor/Continental Shelf, Coastal and Estuarine
Grade Level: General Public, Graduate/Professional, College Lower (13-14), College Upper (15-16), High School (9-12)

The Light-Organ Symbiosis of Vibrio fischeri and the Hawaiian squid, Euprymna scolopes part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This informational web page features the luminescent bacteria that live within the light organs of the bobtailed squid and the Hawaiian squid. The page includes a discussion of how symbionts and host ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Water Column, Biology:Microbiology, Ecology:Habitats:Marine, Biology:Ecology:Symbiotic Relations
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Ocean Environments: Shallow Sea Floor/Continental Shelf, Surface Waters
Grade Level: College Lower (13-14), High School (9-12)

Isolation of Pure Cultures Of Bacteria: Vibrio phosphoreum from Squid or Ocean Fish part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This educational web page presents an isolation protocol for the bioluminescent bacteria Vibrio phosphoreum. It includes an introduction to Vibrio, safety concerns, interesting activities to do with ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Water Column, Biology:Microbiology, Microbiology:Methods of Microbiology :Culturing Methods, Biology:Ecology:Symbiotic Relations, Habitats:Marine
Resource Type: Activities:Classroom Activity, Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Activities:Lab Activity
Ocean Environments: Shallow Sea Floor/Continental Shelf, Surface Waters
Grade Level: General Public, College Upper (15-16), College Lower (13-14), Middle (6-8), High School (9-12)