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Hot Colors- Windows into Hidden Worlds part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This website contains an electronic field trip based on Yellowstone National Park's hot springs and the microorganisms living in them. The site includes a link for teachers providing an introduction, ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Evolution, Biogeochemistry, Microbiology, Biology, :Ecology:Metabolism
Resource Type: Activities:Classroom Activity, Computer Applications, Audio/Visual:Animations/Video
Extreme Environments: Extremely Hot
Grade Level: Middle (6-8), Intermediate (3-5)

Biology of Extremophiles Laboratory part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This site is the home page for a laboratory dedicated to the biology of extremophiles at Institute of Genetics in Microbiology at the University of Paris, headed by Patrick Forterre. The site is a ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Evolution:Patterns, Bioinformatics, Biology:Microbiology, Microbiology:Methods of Microbiology :Molecular Methods
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Bibliography, Overview/Reference Work, Research Results
Extreme Environments: Extremely Hot, Anoxic
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16), College Lower (13-14)

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

New research challenges prevailing theory of microbial diversity part of SERC Web Resource Collection

In this web article, researchers at the University of California, Berkeley sampled the microbe Sulfolobus islandicus from acidic hot springs across the world to study microbe diversity. The article ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Evolution, Evolution:Principles, Biology:Diversity, Microbiology, Ecology:Metabolism, Biology
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Extreme Environments: Extremely Hot, Acidic
Grade Level: General Public

Yellowstone Microbes Tapped to Settle Species Question part of SERC Web Resource Collection

Subject: Biology: Biology:Evolution, Diversity, Microbiology, Biology, :Ecology:Metabolism
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Extreme Environments: Extremely Hot
Grade Level: College Lower (13-14), General Public, High School (9-12)

Extremophiles part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This article introduces the reader to the diversity and significance of extremophiles. Descriptions are provided of the habitat and ecology of thermophiles, psychrophiles (cold lovers), acidophiles, ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Evolution:Patterns, Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Marine, Biology:Microbiology, Ecology:Metabolism, Biology:Microbiology:Methods of Microbiology , Geoscience:Geology:Geochemistry:Acid/Base Reactions, Biology:Microbiology:Methods of Microbiology :Molecular Methods
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Research Results, Overview/Reference Work
Extreme Environments: Extremely Cold, Hypersaline, Acidic, Extremely Hot, Alkaline
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, College Lower (13-14), College Upper (15-16), High School (9-12)

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)

Microbiology part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This is an undergraduate General Microbiology course offered as part of the Red Layer Microbial Observatory (RLMO) Project's Original Waksman/NSF Supported Courses and Workshops. The course is a ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Diversity, Microbiology, Evolution:Bioinformatics, Biology:Molecular Biology
Resource Type: Course Information, :Goals/Syllabi
Grade Level: College Upper (15-16), College Lower (13-14)

Bioinformatics part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This project is a series of interrelated modules designed to introduce the student to modern biological techniques in the area of bioinformatics. Bioinformatics is the application of computer ...
Subject: Biology: Biology, :Microbiology, Evolution:Bioinformatics
Resource Type: Computer Applications, Activities:Classroom Activity
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16), High School (9-12), College Lower (13-14)

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)