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Are Viruses Alive: Sample Socratic Questions part of Teaching Methods:Socratic Questioning:Examples
This example Socratic questioning page provides an outline for leading a classroom discussion regarding whether or not viruses are alive. Sample questions, resources for background information, and tips and assessment information are provided.
Are Nanobacteria Alive: Sample Socratic Questions part of Teaching Methods:Socratic Questioning:Examples
This example Socratic questioning page provides an outline for leading a classroom discussion regarding whether or not nanobacteria exist. Sample questions, resources for background information, and tips and assessment information are provided.
Bioinformatics part of Teaching Methods:Teaching with Data:Examples
This exercise contains two interrelated modules that introduce students to modern biological techniques in the area of Bioinformatics, which is the application of computer technology to the management of biological information. The need for Bioinformatics has arisen from the recent explosion of publicly available genomic information, such as that resulting from the Human Genome Project.
Microbiology in Jeopardy part of Teaching Methods:Teaching with Games:Examples
This group learning activity involves students in an engaging review of concepts of microbiology. The review is set up as a power point presentation in the style of the "Jeopardy" gameshow where students groups compete against each other to answer review questions.
Types of Extreme Environments part of Extreme Environments
The serene landscape of Black Lake, located in the Eastern Sierras, masks its identity as an extreme environment. Crystallized alkaline deposits (white) cover the surface and marginal areas of the lake. Details ...
Who Are The Extremophiles? part of Extreme Environments
Diatoms can be found living in a wide variety of extreme environments, including ancient Antarctic Ice. Some believe they may even exist on Europa and in interstellar dust. The above diatom, Surirella, was ...
Advanced Collection part of Extreme Environments:Acidic
Featured Resources Bangor Acidophile Research Team (BART), University of Wales. This website is operated by the Bangor Acidophile Research Team (BART), which is based in the School of Biological Sciences (SBS) at ...
General Collection part of Extreme Environments:Alkaline
Alkaliphile Collections Advanced Collection: Compiled for professionals and advanced learners, this collection includes resources such as journal articles, academic reviews, and surveys. For Educators: This ...
Advanced Collection part of Extreme Environments:Alkaline
Other Alkaliphile Collections General Collection: Resources such as news articles, web sites, and reference pages provide a comprehensive array of information about alkaliphiles. For Educators: This collection ...
Advanced Collection part of Extreme Environments:Altered by Humans
Featured resources Arthrobacter: Web page highlighting the microbe Arthrobacter oxydans and its' classification, ecology and references. Dioxin Removal (more info) : Link to abstract entitled "Removal of ...