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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)

Exobiology in the Solar System and the Search for Life on Mars part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This 180-page report of the European Space Agency offers an exobiological view of the solar system and describes the search for life on Mars. Exobiology sections include: chemical evolution in the ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Evolution:Principles, Biology:Ecology:Metabolism, Symbiotic Relations:Mutualism, Biology:Evolution:Patterns, Biology:Ecology:Principles, Biology:Biogeochemistry, Microbiology, Astrobiology
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Extreme Environments: Hypersaline, High Radiation, Anoxic, Extremely Hot, Anhydrous, High Pressure, Extremely Cold, Acidic, Alkaline
Grade Level: College Upper (15-16), Graduate/Professional, College Lower (13-14), High School (9-12)

Survival of the Fittest Microbes: Examining the Conditions of One River and the Microbes that Thrive There part of SERC Web Resource Collection

In this lesson, created for grades 6 - 12, students learn about the harsh conditions of Spain's Rio Tinto River and research the microbes that nonetheless manage to thrive there. They then synthesize ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Ecology:Metabolism, Biology:Microbiology, Ecology:Principles, Symbiotic Relations:Mutualism
Resource Type: Activities:Writing Assignment, Classroom Activity
Extreme Environments: Altered by Humans, Acidic
Grade Level: High School (9-12), Middle (6-8)

Microbiological Mining part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This article originally published in Scientific American describes the newly recognized role of bacteria in the leaching of copper from low-grade ore.
Subject: Biology: Biology:Ecology:Metabolism, Principles, Biology, :Biogeochemistry, Ecology:Symbiotic Relations:Mutualism, Biology:Microbiology, Geoscience:Geology:Geochemistry, Geochemistry:Oxidation/Reduction Reactions
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Scientific Resources
Extreme Environments: Acidic, Altered by Humans
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16), College Lower (13-14)

"Miracle" Microbes Thrive at Earth's Extremes part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This news article introduces extremophiles, microbes found thriving in the most inhospitable environments on Earth. It reviews the differences between extremophiles and mesophiles, and how archaea ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Ecology:Principles, Symbiotic Relations:Mutualism, Biology:Microbiology
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Extreme Environments: High Radiation, Anhydrous, Anoxic, Hypersaline, High Pressure, Alkaline, Acidic, Extremely Cold, Extremely Hot
Grade Level: General Public, College Lower (13-14), High School (9-12), Middle (6-8)

Extremophilic Bacteria and Microbial Diversity part of SERC Web Resource Collection

Subject: Biology: Biology:Evolution:Principles, Biology:Ecology:Symbiotic Relations:Mutualism, Biology:Ecology:Principles, Biology:Evolution:Patterns, Biology:Ecology:Metabolism, Biology:Biogeochemistry, Molecular Biology, Microbiology
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Extreme Environments: Extremely Cold, Extremely Hot, High Pressure, Acidic, Hypersaline, Alkaline
Grade Level: College Lower (13-14)

Atlantic White Cedar Wetlands part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This volume contains the proceedings of the Atlantic White Cedar Wetlands Symposium, held in October 1984 at the Marine Biological Laboratory in Woods Hole, MA. The symposium objectives were to ...

Subject: Biology: Biology:Ecology:Symbiotic Relations:Mutualism, Biology:Ecology:Principles, Symbiotic Relations, Metabolism, Biology:Diversity:Censuses, Education, Biology:Microbiology
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Pedagogic Resources
Extreme Environments: Acidic, Anoxic
Grade Level: College Upper (15-16), Graduate/Professional

Coastally Restricted Forests part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This book discusses the ecology and management of freshwater forests limited to within 250 km of a seacoast in the temperate and boreal zones of the Northern Hemisphere. The chapters deal with a ...

Subject: Biology: Biology:Ecology:Metabolism, Education, Biology:Microbiology, Ecology:Principles, Biology:Diversity, Biogeochemistry, Ecology:Symbiotic Relations:Mutualism
Resource Type: Pedagogic Resources, Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Extreme Environments: Anoxic, Acidic
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16)

Atlantic White Cedar Restoration Ecology and Management part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This book contains the proceedings of the Atlantic White Cedar Restoration Ecology and Management Symposium held at Christopher Newport University in 2000. Topics include history, natural history and ...

Subject: Biology: Biology:Ecology:Principles, Biology:Microbiology, Ecology:Symbiotic Relations:Mutualism, Biology:Ecology:Metabolism, Biology:Biogeochemistry, Diversity:Censuses, Geoscience:Geology:Geochemistry:Geochemical Analysis, Education, Environmental Science:Ecosystems:Biogeochemical cycling
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Pedagogic Resources, Scientific Resources:Research Results, Bibliography
Extreme Environments: Acidic, Anoxic
Grade Level: College Upper (15-16), Graduate/Professional