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Who Can Live Here? Life in Extreme Environments part of SERC Web Resource Collection

Astrobiology in the Classroom leads students in the exploration of the limits of life on Earth to extend their beliefs about life to include its possibility on other worlds. In this four-part ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Evolution:Principles, Biology:Ecology:Metabolism, Biology:Evolution:Patterns, Biology:Astrobiology, Microbiology, Ecology:Principles, Symbiotic Relations:Mutualism
Resource Type: Activities:Classroom Activity
Grade Level: High School (9-12), Middle (6-8)

Digging Up the Dirt on Soil Microbes part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This hands-on exercise introduces students, grades K-8, to the idea of soil as a habitat for many different organisms, links between the biological adaptation of an organism and the physical demands ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Evolution:Principles, Biology:Ecology:Metabolism, Symbiotic Relations:Mutualism, Biology:Evolution:Patterns, Biology:Diversity, Microbiology:Methods of Microbiology :Microscopy, Field Methods , Biology:Microbiology, Biology, Evolution
Resource Type: Activities:Lab Activity, Field Activity:Importation of field observations into the classroom
Grade Level: Middle (6-8), Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5)

Bioinformatics part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This project is a series of interrelated modules designed to introduce the student to modern biological techniques in the area of bioinformatics. Bioinformatics is the application of computer ...
Subject: Biology: Biology, Microbiology, Evolution:Bioinformatics
Resource Type: Computer Applications, Activities:Classroom Activity
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16), High School (9-12), College Lower (13-14)

Activity 1: Evolution and Antibiotic Resistance part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This page contains three student activities for learning about evolution of antibiotic resistance. The first activity involves two videos (freely available on the website), follow-up questions, and ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology:Microbiology and Health, Environmental Science:Ecosystems:Evolution, Biology, Microbiology, Environmental Science:Ecosystems, Biology:Evolution, Evolution:Processes, Principles
Resource Type: Assessments:Oral Presentation, Course Information, Audio/Visual:Animations/Video, Assessments, Course Information:Goals/Syllabi, Audio/Visual, Activities:Writing Assignment, Classroom Activity, Activities, Project, Field Activity
Grade Level: High School (9-12), Middle (6-8)

Natural selection and evolution of antibiotic resistance in bacteria part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This is a guide for a 3-day laboratory demonstration of evolution of antibiotic resistance in bacteria. The document includes an introduction to the concept of acquired drug resistance, materials and ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology:Methods of Microbiology , Methods of Microbiology :Culturing Methods, Biology, Microbiology, Microbiology:Microbiology and Health, Biology:Evolution, Evolution:Principles, Processes
Resource Type: Activities:Lab Activity, Activities, Classroom Activity
Grade Level: College Lower (13-14), High School (9-12), Middle (6-8)

It Takes Teamwork: How Endosymbiosis Changed Life on Earth part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This page is the beginning of a six-page tutorial on endosymbiosis and the evolution of eukaryotic organelles. Topics covered include definitions of symbiotic relationships, differences between ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Evolution:Processes, Biology:Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Biology, Evolution:Principles, Biology:Evolution, Ecology, Ecology:Symbiotic Relations, Symbiotic Relations:Mutualism, Commensalism, Parasitism
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations, Audio/Visual, Computer Applications, Activities:Classroom Activity, Activities
Grade Level: High School (9-12), Middle (6-8)

Guidebook of the Central Montana Alkalic Province: Geology, Ore Deposits and Origin part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This volume was prepared for the 16th Annual Field Conference of the Tobacco Root Geological Society and includes field trips to the Little Belt, Moccasin, Judith, Little Rocky and Bearpaw Mountains. ...

Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology, Geoscience:Geology:Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology:Igneous Rocks, Igneous Associations and Tectonic Settings, Igneous Processes, Biology:Molecular Biology, Ecology:Symbiotic Relations:Mutualism, Biology:Evolution:Bioinformatics, Patterns, Principles, Biology:Ecology:Metabolism, Geoscience:Geology:Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology:Geochemistry, Biology:Microbiology:Methods of Microbiology :Field Methods , Geoscience:Geology:Tectonics, Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology:Volcanology, Geoscience:Geology:Geochemistry:Elements, Radioisotopes, Geochemical Analysis
Resource Type: Activities:Field Activity:Field trip , Scientific Resources:Research Results, Audio/Visual:Maps
Grade Level: College Lower (13-14), Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16)

The Biology of Tardigrades part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This book is a modern comprehensive account of marine and freshwater tardigrades. In addition to being the first taxonomic review in over a decade, it contains extensive information about water bear ...

Subject: Biology: Biology:Evolution, Biology, Geoscience:Geology:Mineralogy, Education, Biology:Microbiology, Geoscience:Geology:Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology
Resource Type: Activities:Lab Activity, Classroom Activity, Project, Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, College Lower (13-14), College Upper (15-16)

Making Connections Between Genes and Diseases part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This well-developed high school activity asks students to apply previously learned knowledge about chromosomes, DNA, RNA, genes, genome, DNA, transcription, translation, protein expression, and ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology, Evolution:Bioinformatics
Resource Type: Activities:Classroom Activity, Computer Applications
Grade Level: College Lower (13-14), High School (9-12)

Bioluminescence: Living Light part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This National Geographic lesson plan explores bioluminescent creatures and the underwater world in which they live. Using shoeboxes and black paint, students are directed to build a deep-sea model ...
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)

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