Initial Publication Date: September 12, 2006

Microbial Life in Hot Environments: Educator Collection

Online Resources

  • Octopus Spring: This reference site consists of images and descriptions of Octopus Spring in Yellowstone National Park. Part of the teacher workshop "Extremities: Geology and Life in Yellowstone and Implications for Other Worlds,"...(more info)
  • Hot Colors- Windows into Hidden Worlds: 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, overview of concepts explored in the trip...(more info)
  • Hot, Hot, Hot, But How?: This site is part of a larger module called Stalking the Mysterious Microbe, containing experiments, mysteries, and news stories relating to microbes. This particular site features an article focusing on thermophiles...(more info)
  • Bacteria I: Aquifex/Hydrogenobacter Group, Thermotoga Group, Green Non-Sulfur Bacteria (Chloroflexus Group), & Deinococcus Group. This is a lecture from a Microbial Diversity course at Bard College. Topics addressed include an introduction to phylogeny, Aquifex/Hydrogenobacter...(more info)

Other Thermophile Collections

General Collection: Resources such as news articles, web sites, and reference pages provide a comprehensive array of information about thermophiles.

Advanced Collection: Compiled for professionals and advanced learners, this collection includes resources such as journal articles, academic reviews, and surveys.

Additional Resources

For additional resources about Thermophiles, search the Microbial Life collection.