Living Microorganisms, Shark Bay Australia, Virtual Field Trip

Arizona State Univeristy

Explore Shark Bay, Australia, through this virtual field trip. Three thousand years ago microbes started building up stromatolites in Shark Bay, and this location contains diverse and abundant examples of living stromatolites. Students can pan around the virtual environment to explore high resolution images and videos to learn more about the biology and geology of this unique location.

Subject: Geoscience:Geology:Sedimentary Geology, Geoscience:Oceanography, Biology:Biogeochemistry, Geoscience:Geology:Historical Geology, Geoscience:Paleontology
Resource Type: Activities:Virtual Field Trip
Special Interest: Online Course or Activity, Computer-Based
Grade Level: High School (9-12), College Lower (13-14)
Theme: Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Biogeoscience, Paleontology, Teach the Earth:Teaching Topics:Early Earth, Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Sedimentary Geology, Oceanography