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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)

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)

World Index of Molecular Visualization Resources part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This is a very inclusive site for 3-D viewing of biological molecules and their interactions. There are many links in this site for the modeling and visualizing of proteins and other biologically ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology, Microbiology:Methods of Microbiology :Molecular Methods, Biology:Molecular Biology, Evolution:Bioinformatics
Resource Type: Datasets and Tools:Datasets with Tools, Scientific Resources:Collection, Pedagogic Resources:Collection, Datasets and Tools:Datasets with Teaching Activities, Computer Applications
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16), Middle (6-8), College Lower (13-14), High School (9-12)

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)

Lights Alive! part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This San Diego Natural History Museum interactive website, designed specifically for kids, explores living lights and the chemistry of bioluminescence. It includes links to informational pages and ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Ecology:Symbiotic Relations:Mutualism, Biology, Ecology:Habitats:Marine, Water Column, Biology:Microbiology, Diversity, Evolution:Patterns
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Computer Applications, Assessments:On line, Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations
Ocean Environments: Surface Waters, Deep Waters
Grade Level: High School (9-12), Middle (6-8), Intermediate (3-5)

BLAST for Beginners part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This interactive tutorial is designed as a quick introduction to the BLAST family of sequence analysis programs. These slides show a progression of steps in accessing and using BLAST, beginning at ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Evolution:Bioinformatics, Biology:Microbiology
Resource Type: Computer Applications
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16), College Lower (13-14), High School (9-12)

About NCBI part of SERC Web Resource Collection

About NCBI explains NCBI's role in facilitating research and education specific to the "fundamental molecular and genetic processes that control health and disease." An ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology, Evolution:Bioinformatics
Resource Type: Pedagogic Resources, Computer Applications, Scientific Resources, Audio/Visual:Animations/Video, Datasets and Tools:Tools, Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16), High School (9-12), College Lower (13-14), Middle (6-8)

Intimate Strangers: Unseen Life on Earth part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This PBS documentary provides an overview of the microbial world and offers an exciting glimpse into the field of microbiology. Meet scientists from around the world investigating the microbial world ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Biogeochemistry, Diversity, Molecular Biology, Astrobiology, Microbiology, Biology, Evolution
Resource Type: Activities:Classroom Activity, Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Computer Applications, Audio/Visual:Animations/Video, Activities:Lab Activity
Grade Level: Informal, General Public, High School (9-12), Intermediate (3-5), Primary (K-2), Middle (6-8)

Hot Colors- Windows into Hidden Worlds part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This website contains an electronic field trip based on Yellowstone National Park's hot springs and the microorganisms living in them. The site includes a link for teachers providing an ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Evolution, Biogeochemistry, Microbiology, Biology, Ecology:Metabolism
Resource Type: Activities:Classroom Activity, Computer Applications, Audio/Visual:Animations/Video
Extreme Environments: Extremely Hot
Grade Level: Middle (6-8), Intermediate (3-5)

NCBI More Information: Similarity part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This page summarizes the basic concept and vocabulary of sequence similarity searching. It is included for those new to the field who may not appreciate the importance of this technique in biology, ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Evolution:Bioinformatics, Biology:Microbiology
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Computer Applications
Grade Level: Informal, High School (9-12), Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16), College Lower (13-14)

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