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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)

The Endosymbiotic Theory part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This page contains class notes and follow-up questions about the endosymbiotic theory of eukaryotic origins. The notes cover three main topics - characteristics of prokaryotic cells, eukaryotic cells ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Evolution:Processes, Biology:Microbiology, Biology, :Evolution:Patterns, Biology:Evolution, Ecology:Symbiotic Relations, Metabolism
Resource Type: Course Information:Course Site:Course Notes, Course Information, :Course Site
Grade Level: College Upper (15-16), College Lower (13-14)

Activity 1: Evolution and Antibiotic Resistance part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This page contains three student activities for learning about evolution of antibiotic resistance. The first activity involves two videos (freely available on the website), follow-up questions, and ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology:Microbiology and Health, Environmental Science:Ecosystems:Evolution, Biology, :Microbiology, Environmental Science:Ecosystems, Biology:Evolution, Evolution:Processes, Principles
Resource Type: Assessments:Oral Presentation, Course Information, Audio/Visual:Animations/Video, Assessments, Course Information:Goals/Syllabi, Audio/Visual, Activities, :Classroom Activity, Project, Writing Assignment, Field Activity
Grade Level: Middle (6-8), High School (9-12)

Natural selection and evolution of antibiotic resistance in bacteria part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This is a guide for a 3-day laboratory demonstration of evolution of antibiotic resistance in bacteria. The document includes an introduction to the concept of acquired drug resistance, materials and ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology:Methods of Microbiology , Methods of Microbiology :Culturing Methods, Biology, :Microbiology, Microbiology:Microbiology and Health, Biology:Evolution, Evolution:Principles, Processes
Resource Type: Activities:Lab Activity, Activities, :Classroom Activity
Grade Level: High School (9-12), College Lower (13-14), Middle (6-8)

The universal ancestor part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This is a PDF copy of the article in which Carl Woese describes his genetic annealing model for the universal ancestor of life. Topics covered include definition of genetic annealing and evolutionary ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Chemistry, Biology, :Evolution:Processes, Patterns, Biology:Diversity, Evolution
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Scientific Resources
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16)

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
Grade Level: High School (9-12), Middle (6-8)

But Madame Butterfly, Where Are All the Males? part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This Scientific American article reports that a population of Samoan blue moon butterflies has been able to develop resistance to the male-killing bacteria Wolbachia. It explores how an introduced ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology, Biology, :Evolution:Processes, Patterns, Biology:Ecology:Symbiotic Relations, Biology:Evolution
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Grade Level: College Lower (13-14), General Public, High School (9-12)

One Species' Genome Discovered Inside Another's part of SERC Web Resource Collection

According to this online article, scientists have discovered a copy of the genome of the bacterial parasite Wolbachia residing inside the genome of its host species. It explains that lateral gene ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Evolution:Processes, Biology:Molecular Biology, Biology, :Evolution:Patterns, Biology:Microbiology, Evolution, Ecology:Symbiotic Relations, Biology:Ecology
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations, Animations/Video
Grade Level: College Upper (15-16), General Public, Graduate/Professional, High School (9-12), College Lower (13-14)

Bacteria Spurs Speciation part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This brief Scientific American article reports that the infectious bacterium Wolbachia has been shown to serve as a reproductive barrier in wasps, thus keeping species reproductively separated in ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Evolution:Processes, Biology:Microbiology, Biology, :Evolution:Patterns, Principles, Biology:Ecology:Symbiotic Relations, Symbiotic Relations:Parasitism, Biology:Evolution
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Grade Level: High School (9-12), College Lower (13-14), Middle (6-8)

Speciation and Wolbachia part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This scientific article offers a comprehensive overview of Wolbachia and its role in speciation. Sections include: What Wolbachia is; What Wolbachia Does to Its Host; Wolbachia – a ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology, Biology, :Evolution:Processes, Patterns, Biology:Ecology:Symbiotic Relations, Biology:Evolution, Evolution:Principles
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Grade Level: College Upper (15-16), Graduate/Professional, College Lower (13-14)

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