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Life in Alternate Environments part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This online lecture provides information about life in extreme environments from the perspective of an undergraduate geology class. It explores current conditions for life, the origins of life, and ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Ecology:Symbiotic Relations:Mutualism, Biology:Biogeochemistry, Evolution:Principles, Biology:Astrobiology, Microbiology
Resource Type: Course Information:Course Site:Course Notes
Extreme Environments: Extremely Hot, Extremely Cold, Hypersaline, Acidic, Alkaline
Grade Level: College Lower (13-14), High School (9-12)

Tardigrades: Bears of the Moss part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This online PowerPoint presentation is dedicated to the phylum Tardigrada. It discusses distinguishing characteristics of Tardigrades (also known as water bears), their relationship to arthropods and ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Ecology:Metabolism, Biology:Evolution, Diversity, Microbiology, Biology
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Course Information:Course Site:Course Notes
Extreme Environments: High Pressure, Anhydrous, Anoxic, Hypersaline, High Radiation, Alkaline, Acidic, Extremely Hot, Extremely Cold
Grade Level: College Lower (13-14), College Upper (15-16), High School (9-12)

Tardigrades and Onychophorans part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This online presentation compares tardigrades and onychophorans to arthropods. This page serves as an index of the 13 slides as well as provides a link to the presentation.
Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology, Evolution, Diversity
Resource Type: Course Information:Course Site:Course Notes, Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Grade Level: College Upper (15-16), College Lower (13-14)

Microbiology part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This is an undergraduate General Microbiology course offered as part of the Red Layer Microbial Observatory (RLMO) Project's Original Waksman/NSF Supported Courses and Workshops. The course is a ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Diversity, Microbiology, Evolution:Bioinformatics, Biology:Molecular Biology
Resource Type: Course Information, :Goals/Syllabi
Grade Level: College Upper (15-16), College Lower (13-14)

The Endosymbiotic Theory part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This page contains class notes and follow-up questions about the endosymbiotic theory of eukaryotic origins. The notes cover three main topics - characteristics of prokaryotic cells, eukaryotic cells ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Evolution:Processes, Biology:Microbiology, Biology, :Evolution:Patterns, Biology:Evolution, Ecology:Symbiotic Relations, Metabolism
Resource Type: Course Information:Course Site:Course Notes, Course Information, :Course Site
Grade Level: College Upper (15-16), 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, :Classroom Activity, Project, Writing Assignment, Field Activity
Grade Level: Middle (6-8), High School (9-12)

Rediscovering Biology - Unit 4: Microbial Diversity part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This page is the jumping-off point for an educational unit on microbial diversity. There are links to a course outline and classroom activity worksheets, a 30-minute video, an online textbook ...
Subject: Biology: Environmental Science:Ecosystems, Biology:Molecular Biology, Microbiology:Methods of Microbiology :Molecular Methods, Environmental Science:Ecosystems:Ecology, Biogeochemical cycling, Biology, Environmental Science:Ecosystems:Evolution, Biology:Microbiology:Methods of Microbiology , Methods of Microbiology :Culturing Methods, Biology:Microbiology, Diversity, Biogeochemistry, Ecology:Metabolism, Biology:Ecology, Evolution:Patterns, Biology:Evolution, Ecology:Biofilms
Resource Type: Audio/Visual, :Animations/Video, Images/Illustrations, Pedagogic Resources, Course Information:Goals/Syllabi, Pedagogic Resources:Collection, Audio/Visual:Collections, Activities:Classroom Activity, Course Information, Activities:Classroom Activity:Short Activity, Activities, :Classroom Activity:Short Activity:Socratic Questioning, Think-Pair-Share
Grade Level: College Lower (13-14), High School (9-12), Middle (6-8)

Rediscovering Biology - Unit 5: Emerging Infectious Diseases part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This page is the jumping-off point for an educational unit on emerging infectious diseases. There are links to a course outline and classroom activity worksheets, a 30-minute video, an online ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Molecular Biology, Microbiology, Environmental Science, :Human Population, Biology, Environmental Science:Human Population:Epidemics, Pandemics, Biology:Evolution:Processes, Biology:Microbiology:Microbiology and Health, Biology:Evolution:Principles, Biology:Ecology, Ecology:Symbiotic Relations, Principles, Symbiotic Relations:Parasitism, Biology:Evolution
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations, Audio/Visual, :Animations/Video, Course Information:Goals/Syllabi, Pedagogic Resources:Collection, Audio/Visual:Collections, Pedagogic Resources, Activities:Classroom Activity, Course Information, Activities:Classroom Activity:Short Activity, Activities, :Classroom Activity:Short Activity:Socratic Questioning, Think-Pair-Share
Grade Level: College Lower (13-14), High School (9-12), Middle (6-8)

Early Cellular Evolution part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This PDF file contains the slides from a lecture on the origins of life and early cellular evolution. Topics covered include the prebiotic broth and RNA world theories of the origins of life, methods ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology, Evolution
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations, Course Information, Audio/Visual, Course Information:Course Site:Course Notes, Course Information:Course Site
Grade Level: College Upper (15-16), College Lower (13-14)

Symbiosis part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This online textbook chapter reviews symbiotic relationships, specifically mutualism, commensalism, and parasitism. The chapter includes examples for each relationship as well as a discussion about ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Evolution, Microbiology, Biology, :Ecology:Symbiotic Relations:Commensalism, Parasitism, Biology:Ecology:Symbiotic Relations, Symbiotic Relations:Mutualism
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Course Information:Course Site:Course Notes
Grade Level: College Lower (13-14), High School (9-12)

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