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Life without Volcanic Heat part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This site is a news article by NASA Astrobiology Institute featuring Deborah Kelly from the University of Washington. She talks about the navigational challenges of reaching this newly discovered ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Evolution:Principles, Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Marine, Biology:Biogeochemistry, Ecology:Biofilms, Biology:Astrobiology, Microbiology
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Research Results, Pedagogic Resources:Research Results, Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations
Extreme Environments: Anoxic, Extremely Hot, Alkaline
Grade Level: General Public

Eukaryotes part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This page provides an overview of classification and evolution of eukaryotes. Topics include the defining characteristics of eukaryotic cells, the role of endosymbiosis in cellular evolution, and the ...
Subject: Biology: Biology, :Evolution:Processes, Biology:Microbiology, Evolution:Patterns, Biology:Evolution
Resource Type: Pedagogic Resources:Bibliography, Overview/Summary, Pedagogic Resources
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16), General Public, College Lower (13-14), High School (9-12)

Endosymbiosis and The Origin of Eukaryotes part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This page is a chapter from an online biology textbook. It outlines evidence for the endosymbiotic origin of organelles including mitochondria, chloroplasts, nucleomorphs, and apicoplasts. Organellar ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Molecular Biology, Ecology:Symbiotic Relations, Biology:Microbiology, Evolution
Resource Type: Pedagogic Resources:Overview/Summary
Grade Level: College Upper (15-16)

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, Course Information, Activities:Classroom Activity:Short Activity, Activities:Classroom Activity, Classroom Activity:Short Activity:Think-Pair-Share, Socratic Questioning
Grade Level: College Lower (13-14), Middle (6-8), High School (9-12)

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, Course Information, Activities:Classroom Activity:Short Activity, Activities:Classroom Activity, Classroom Activity:Short Activity:Think-Pair-Share, Socratic Questioning
Grade Level: College Lower (13-14), Middle (6-8), High School (9-12)

A Brief History of Life on Earth part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This brief article provides an overview of major events in the evolution of life on Earth, including the origination of life, transition to an oxygen atmosphere, and endosymbiotic origins of ...
Subject: Biology: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change, Climate Change:History and evolution of Earth's climate, Biology, Environmental Science:Ecosystems:Evolution, Environmental Science:Ecosystems, Biology:Ecology:Habitats, Biology:Microbiology, Evolution, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:History and evolution of Earth's climate
Resource Type: Pedagogic Resources:Overview/Summary, Pedagogic Resources
Grade Level: College Lower (13-14), High School (9-12)

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This page is part of an evolutionary biology tutorial for teachers. It provides an overview of the origins of life. Subsequent pages cover possible mechanisms of abiogenesis, the search for ancient ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Evolution:Processes, Biology:Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Biology, :Evolution:Patterns, Chemistry, Biology:Ecology:Habitats, Biology:Evolution:Principles, Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Marine, Biology:Evolution
Resource Type: Pedagogic Resources:Overview/Summary, Pedagogic Resources, Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations, Audio/Visual
Grade Level: Informal, High School (9-12), Middle (6-8)

Evolution from a virus's view part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This page is a brief tutorial on viral evolution. The text focuses on the evolutionary pressures that balance transmission and virulence. There are additional sections with further recommended ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology, Microbiology:Microbiology and Health, Environmental Science:Human Population:Epidemics, Pandemics, Biology, :Evolution:Processes, Environmental Science:Human Population, Biology:Evolution, Ecology, Ecology:Symbiotic Relations, Symbiotic Relations:Parasitism
Resource Type: Pedagogic Resources:Overview/Summary, Bibliography, Pedagogic Resources, Activities:Classroom Activity, Assessments, Activities
Grade Level: College Upper (15-16), High School (9-12), College Lower (13-14)

Speciation part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This page contains lecture notes on speciation. Topics covered include biological, ecological, and phylogenetic species definitions; subspecies; hybridization; mechanisms of reproductive isolation; ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology, Biology, :Evolution:Processes, Principles, Biology:Diversity, Ecology, Evolution
Resource Type: Course Information:Course Site:Course Notes, Course Information:Course Site, Pedagogic Resources, Course Information, Assessments
Grade Level: College Lower (13-14)

Bioinformatics in the Biology Classroom part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This educational journal article addresses the implementation of bioinformatics in the classroom. The author explains how bioinformatics could play a key role for science students pursuing higher ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Evolution:Bioinformatics, Biology:Microbiology
Resource Type: Pedagogic Resources:Overview/Summary
Grade Level: College Lower (13-14), High School (9-12)

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