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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)

HaloLex part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This web site provides access to the genome of Halobacterium salinarum. It is based on the genome sequencing in the Dept. Oesterhelt of the Max-Planck-Institute for Biochemistry, Martinsried, ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Evolution, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Microbiology:Methods of Microbiology :Molecular Methods
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Research Results, Overview/Reference Work, Audio/Visual:Maps, Datasets and Tools:Tools, Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations, Datasets and Tools:Datasets
Extreme Environments: Hypersaline
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16)

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)

Endosymbiosis and The Origin of Eukaryotes part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This page is a chapter from an online biology textbook. It outlines evidence for the endosymbiotic origin of organelles including mitochondria, chloroplasts, nucleomorphs, and apicoplasts. Organellar ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Molecular Biology, Ecology:Symbiotic Relations, Biology:Microbiology, Evolution
Resource Type: Pedagogic Resources:Overview/Summary
Grade Level: College Upper (15-16)

The Evolution of Organelles part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This page contains a brief animated tutorial and quiz on the endosymbiotic theory of organelle genesis. The tutorial describes mitochondria and chloroplasts, draws comparisons to prokaryotic cells, ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Evolution:Processes, Biology:Microbiology, Biology, :Evolution:Patterns, Biology:Evolution, Ecology:Symbiotic Relations, Metabolism
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Animations/Video, Audio/Visual
Grade Level: College Lower (13-14), High School (9-12)

Resource: Unseen Life on Earth: An Introduction to Microbiology part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This page provides free Video On Demand access to 12 half-hour educational video programs that comprise the series Unseen Life on Earth: An Introduction to Microbiology. Topics covered include ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Evolution:Patterns, Principles, Biology:Evolution, Evolution:Processes, Biology:Microbiology:Microbiology and Health, Biology, :Molecular , Ecology:Metabolism, Biology:Microbiology, Diversity, Ecology:Symbiotic Relations:Parasitism, Biology:Ecology, Biogeochemistry, Ecology:Symbiotic Relations:Mutualism, Biology:Ecology:Symbiotic Relations, Principles
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Animations/Video, Audio/Visual
Grade Level: General Public, High School (9-12), College Lower (13-14)

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)

Microbial Diversity - student worksheet part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This is a downloadable Microsoft Word document containing a 13-question student assessment worksheet to accompany the Microbial Diversity video segment of the Unseen Life on Earth series from ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology, Biology, :Evolution:Patterns, Processes, Biology:Diversity, Evolution
Resource Type: Assessments:Knowledge Survey, Assessments
Grade Level: High School (9-12), College Lower (13-14), Middle (6-8)