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The Sciences: The Frontiers of Life part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This 60-page special issue of The Sciences features articles written by leading researchers in the fields of astrobiology and evolution. Appropriately titled The Frontiers of Life, article topics ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology, Geoscience:Lunar and Planetary Science:Mars:Life on Mars, Biology:Evolution, Astrobiology
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Grade Level: General Public, Informal, Graduate/Professional, High School (9-12), College Lower (13-14), College Upper (15-16)

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)

Genomics Throws Species Definition In Question For Microbes part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This is a popular press article about how scientists define microbial species. Topics covered include a brief history of microbial classification, challenges presented by recent genomic data, and ...
Subject: Biology: Biology, :Microbiology:Methods of Microbiology :Molecular Methods, Biology:Molecular Biology, Microbiology, Microbiology:Methods of Microbiology , Biology:Evolution:Patterns, Biology:Diversity, Evolution
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Collection, Scientific Resources, :Overview/Reference Work
Grade Level: Informal, College Lower (13-14), High School (9-12)

Phylogeography part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This page contains the Wikipedia entry for phylogeography. It defines the term and presents a brief history of the term, then gives four examples of the applications of phylogeography - conservation, ...
Subject: Biology: Environmental Science:Ecosystems:Biodiversity, Environmental Science:Ecosystems, Ecosystems:Evolution, Geography, Biology, Geography:Human/Cultural, Biology:Molecular Biology, Microbiology, Ecology, Diversity, Ecology:Habitats, Biology:Evolution, Evolution:Processes, Patterns
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Collection, Scientific Resources
Grade Level: Informal, College Upper (15-16), 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)

Glow: Living Lights part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This 48-page Teacher's Guide accompanies the "Glow: Living Lights" exhibit at the San Diego Natural History Museum. In PDF format, the guide contains 12 lesson plans that explore ...
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)

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)

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)

Astrobiology Roadmap part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This NASA Astrobiology Roadmap outlines multiple pathways for research and exploration and indicates how they might be prioritized and coordinated. The roadmap embodies the efforts of more than 200 ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology, Evolution, Astrobiology
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Grade Level: Informal, General Public, Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16), High School (9-12), College Lower (13-14)

Dirtland Microbe Zoo part of SERC Web Resource Collection

From the Digital Learning Center for Microbial Ecology, this web site features "Dirtland", an interactive microbe zoo. The site explores the endless varieties of microorganisms and ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Evolution, Diversity, Microbiology, Ecology:Metabolism, Environmental Science:Ecosystems:Habitats
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Extreme Environments: Altered by Humans, Extremely Cold, Extremely Hot
Grade Level: Intermediate (3-5), Informal, General Public, High School (9-12), Middle (6-8)

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