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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)

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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)

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)

Are Viruses Alive? part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This article discusses how viruses, somewhere between living and nonliving, are categorized in biology, and their role in evolution. For about 100 years, the scientific community has repeatedly ...

Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology, Education:Assessment, Biology:Molecular Biology, Ecology:Symbiotic Relations:Mutualism, Biology:Evolution:Principles, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology
Resource Type: Pedagogic Resources:Research Results, Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Grade Level: College Lower (13-14), High School (9-12), College Upper (15-16), Informal, General Public

Intimate Strangers: Unseen Life on Earth part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This richly illustrated book combines vivid images from the complementary major PBS television series with imaginative original artwork to tell the compelling story of the world of microbes and their ...

Subject: Biology: Biology:Evolution, Molecular Biology, Diversity, Biogeochemistry, Biology, :Microbiology, Education
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Pedagogic Resources
Grade Level: Middle (6-8), High School (9-12), College Lower (13-14), Informal, General Public

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)

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)

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)

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