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Hands-on Experiments To Test for Acid Mine Drainage part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This is an on-line prototype for a book aimed at teaching kids the effects of acid mine drainage on our environment through experimentation and observation. Experiments introduce litmus paper, pH ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Diversity, Evolution:Patterns, Biology:Ecology:Metabolism, Symbiotic Relations:Mutualism, Biology:Biogeochemistry, Microbiology, Geoscience:Geology:Geochemistry:Oxidation/Reduction Reactions, Acid/Base Reactions, Biology:Microbiology:Methods of Microbiology :Field Methods , Biology:Microbiology:Methods of Microbiology , Biology, :Ecology:Principles
Resource Type: Activities:Field Activity:Field laboratories, Field trip , Activities:Lab Activity, Field Activity:Importation of field observations into the classroom
Extreme Environments: Acidic, Altered by Humans
Grade Level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8)

Winogradsky Columns part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This is an exercise about Winogradsky Columns with emphasis placed on the formation and properties of microbial biofilms. It includes background reference material, a field/lab exercise, and several ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Ecology:Symbiotic Relations:Mutualism, Biology:Ecology:Metabolism, Biofilms, Biology:Microbiology, Ecology:Principles, Symbiotic Relations
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Activities:Field Activity:Field laboratories, Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations, Activities:Lab Activity
Extreme Environments: Anoxic
Grade Level: College Lower (13-14), High School (9-12), Middle (6-8), Intermediate (3-5)

Algae Experiments part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This two-part lesson offers students the opportunity to view two types of algae (freshwater and Great Salt Lake species) and assess the survival of each when placed in altered habitats. Students will ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Ecology:Metabolism, Symbiotic Relations:Mutualism, Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Marine, Biology:Microbiology, Microbiology:Methods of Microbiology :Microscopy, Biology:Ecology:Principles, Symbiotic Relations
Resource Type: Activities:Classroom Activity, Lab Activity
Extreme Environments: Hypersaline
Grade Level: Intermediate (3-5)

Nassula, The Chain Eater part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This image-rich BioMedia article features a micro-naturalist's observation of Nassula. It includes sections about feeding behaviors, culturing, and encystment. Images show Nassula eating the ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Ecology:Metabolism, Biology:Microbiology, Biology, :Ecology:Principles
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Grade Level: General Public, College Lower (13-14), High School (9-12), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8)

Didinium: A Wolf Comes Calling part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This image-rich BioMedia article features a micro-naturalist's observation of Didinium. It examines the feeding behaviors of Didinia, including the capture, poisoning, and digestion of Paramecia; ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Ecology:Metabolism, Biology:Microbiology, Biology, :Ecology:Principles
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Grade Level: General Public, College Lower (13-14), High School (9-12), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8)

Alien Emerges from Flying Saucer part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This image-rich BioMedia article features a micro-naturalist's observation of Bryozoa. It covers the emergence of a hatchling from its case, as well as its movement, enlargement, budding, and feeding ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Ecology:Metabolism, Biology:Microbiology, Biology, :Ecology:Principles
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Grade Level: General Public, College Lower (13-14), High School (9-12), Middle (6-8), Intermediate (3-5)

On Again, Off Again - The Dead Zone part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This Louisiana Sea Grant College Program site offers a collection of websites regarding Gulf of Mexico hypoxia. This collection includes general information, classroom activities, and data collected ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Water Column, Biology:Microbiology, Geoscience:Hydrology:Surface Water:Water Quality/Chemistry , Biology:Ecology:Principles, Habitats:Marine
Resource Type: Activities:Classroom Activity, Scientific Resources:Collection, Overview/Reference Work, Activities:Lab Activity
Extreme Environments: Altered by Humans, Anoxic
Ocean Environments: Surface Waters, Coastal and Estuarine
Grade Level: College Lower (13-14), High School (9-12), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8)

The Gulf of Mexico Dead Zone part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This Science Museum of Minnesota interactive site is designed to teach elementary school kids about the Gulf of Mexico dead zone. It addresses the questions what is a dead zone, what causes it, and ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Marine, Biology:Microbiology, Geoscience:Oceanography, Geology:Geochemistry, Biology:Ecology:Principles, Habitats:Water Column
Resource Type: Audio/Visual, Activities
Extreme Environments: Anoxic
Ocean Environments: Coastal and Estuarine
Grade Level: Middle (6-8), Intermediate (3-5)

Red Tide Activities part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This University of South Florida web site contains links to the article "Tiny Toxic Terrors: Harmful Algal Blooms" and four computer-based activities that teach students about various ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Water Column, Biology:Microbiology, Microbiology:Microbiology and Health, Biology:Ecology:Principles, Habitats:Marine
Resource Type: Activities:Classroom Activity, Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Activities:Lab Activity
Ocean Environments: Coastal and Estuarine
Grade Level: High School (9-12), Middle (6-8), Intermediate (3-5)

Red Tide and Harmful Algal Blooms part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This Project Oceanography pdf document contains information and activities related to red tide and harmful algal blooms (HABs). The activities and lesson plans are designed for elementary school, ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Marine, Biology:Microbiology, Microbiology:Microbiology and Health, Biology:Ecology:Principles, Habitats:Water Column
Resource Type: Activities:Lab Activity
Ocean Environments: Coastal and Estuarine
Grade Level: Middle (6-8), High School (9-12), Intermediate (3-5)

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