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Tree of Life: Tardigrada part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This Tree of Life web page features scientific information about Tardigrades, also known as water bears. The page includes the following Tardigrade resources: a diagram showing the external features ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology, Evolution
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Extreme Environments: Anhydrous
Grade Level: Informal, General Public, Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High School (9-12), College Lower (13-14)

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)

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)

Vorticella: Life on a Spring part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This image-rich BioMedia article features a micro-naturalist's observation of Vorticella isolated from a ditch on a country road. The article describes the appearance of Vorticella and details its ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Ecology:Symbiotic Relations:Mutualism, Biology:Ecology:Metabolism, Biology:Evolution, Microbiology, Biology, :Ecology:Symbiotic Relations
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Grade Level: General Public, High School (9-12), College Lower (13-14), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8)

Paramecium bursaria, It's Easy Being Green! part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This image-rich BioMedia article features a micro-naturalist's observations of Paramecium bursaria. Written as a notebook entry, it discusses the relationship between P. bursaria and the symbiont ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Ecology:Metabolism, Biology:Evolution, Microbiology, Biology, :Ecology:Symbiotic Relations
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Grade Level: General Public, High School (9-12), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8)

Bacteria: Ya Can't Live Without Um! part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This image-rich BioMedia article features a micro-naturalist's observations of bacteria. It discusses the importance of bacteria to the biosphere and examines their role in decomposition, ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Ecology:Metabolism, Symbiotic Relations:Mutualism, Biology:Evolution, Diversity, Microbiology, Biology, :Ecology:Symbiotic Relations
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Grade Level: General Public, Middle (6-8), High School (9-12), Intermediate (3-5)

Tardigrada (Water Bears) part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This reference page offers a brief description of Tardigrades, also known as water bears. It includes information about their physical appearance, an explanation of their name, likely habitats, ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Ecology:Metabolism, Biology:Microbiology, Biology, :Evolution
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Grade Level: College Lower (13-14), High School (9-12), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8)

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)

Glow: Living Lights part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This 48-page Teacher
Subject: Biology: Biology:Ecology:Metabolism, Symbiotic Relations:Mutualism, Biology:Ecology:Principles, Habitats:Marine, Biology:Ecology:Symbiotic Relations, Biology:Microbiology, Ecology:Habitats:Water Column, Biology:Diversity, Evolution
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Activities:Lab Activity, Classroom Activity
Ocean Environments: Surface Waters, Deep Sea Floor/Abyssal, Deep Waters, Shallow Sea Floor/Continental Shelf
Grade Level: High School (9-12), Informal, Middle (6-8), Intermediate (3-5)

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)

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