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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)

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)

An Illuminating Partnership for Squid part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This online news article features insights into understanding aspects of the relationship between the squid Euprymna scolopes and its bioluminescent symbiont Vibrio fischeri. The ideas in this ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology, Ecology:Symbiotic Relations
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Ocean Environments: Surface Waters, Deep Waters, Shallow Sea Floor/Continental Shelf
Grade Level: General Public, College Lower (13-14), Middle (6-8), High School (9-12)

Dr. Cheryl A. Whistler part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This University of New Hampshire faculty page features a summary of Dr. CA Whistler's current research. Using the symbiosis of the bioluminescent bacterium, Vibrio fischeri, with its animal host, the ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology, Ecology:Habitats:Marine, Biology:Ecology:Symbiotic Relations
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Ocean Environments: Deep Waters, Surface Waters, Shallow Sea Floor/Continental Shelf
Grade Level: College Upper (15-16), Graduate/Professional, College Lower (13-14)

Future Medicine From Squid part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This news article reports an exciting discovery about a toxic molecule found in both humans and in the Hawaiian bobtail squid that may hold the medical key for critical organ development and the ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Marine, Biology:Evolution, Microbiology, Microbiology:Microbiology and Health, Biology:Ecology:Symbiotic Relations
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Ocean Environments: Surface Waters, Deep Waters, Shallow Sea Floor/Continental Shelf
Grade Level: General Public, Middle (6-8), College Lower (13-14), High School (9-12)

Inside a squid flashlight part of SERC Web Resource Collection

The EurekAlert news article for kids features a brief summary of the Hawaiian bobtail squid. This animal has a built-in flashlight on its underside, which is beamed downward by stacks of silvery ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology, Ecology:Habitats:Marine, Biology:Ecology:Symbiotic Relations
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Ocean Environments: Deep Waters, Surface Waters, Shallow Sea Floor/Continental Shelf
Grade Level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), Primary (K-2)

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)

In a Tiny Squid, Bacterial Toxin Governs Organ Development part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This EurekAlert! kids news article features information about the toxic molecule, tracheal cytotoxin, which is responsible for forming a light producing organ in the Bobtail squid-bacteria symbiosis. ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology, Microbiology:Microbiology and Health, Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Marine, Biology:Ecology:Symbiotic Relations
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Ocean Environments: Surface Waters, Shallow Sea Floor/Continental Shelf, Deep Waters
Grade Level: Middle (6-8), High School (9-12), Intermediate (3-5)

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)

Squid Lab part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This online handbook features a downloadable PDF of pre-and post-visit activities for the Squid Lab, a traveling outreach program hosted by the National Aquarium in Baltimore. The hands-on activities ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Diversity, Microbiology, Biology, :Ecology:Habitats:Marine
Resource Type: Activities:Lab Activity, Classroom Activity
Ocean Environments: Surface Waters, Deep Waters, Coastal and Estuarine, Shallow Sea Floor/Continental Shelf
Grade Level: Middle (6-8), High School (9-12)

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