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Microbiology Factsheets for Schools is a short description of how to make a Winogradsky column to study microbial interactions with mineral substrates. Most useful is the diagram on page 2. Instructions could be clearer and more detailed, so user will want to investigate other sources of information about methods. Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Lab activity, Guide for instructor
Subject: Biology, Educational theory and practice
 
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This website is dedicated to the High Plains: Land of Extremes Exercise. This exercise covers the physical features of the High Plains (or Great Plains), the grasses and plants of the area, prairie dog ecosystems, riparian areas, mining, management, water resources, and fire cycles. Student activities are based on the study of groundwater movement, energy resources, wind energy, and riparian areas. ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Guide for instructor
Subject: Biology, Ecology
 
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In this Starting Point investigative case, students will explore niche competition and population ecology by developing plans for species density studies. They will also develop a plan to re-establish a species (the woodpecker) in an area where there are almost none left. Users can access information regarding learning goals, context for use, teaching notes and tips, teaching materials, assessment ... Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Case study, Guide for instructor
Subject: Biology, Ecology
 
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Through computer technology, students develop a paper topic (in this case, invasive species) with the assistance of additional students answering guided questions. This Starting Point website builds a context of use for this peer review activity by describing the learning goals, teaching notes and materials, and citing additional references and resources. Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Computer activity, Guide for instructor, Project
Subject: Biology, Environmental science
 
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This is the homepage for a course focusing on evolution, the nature of science, and how to write well. The course focuses on Burgess Shale and starts with "Wonderful Life" (Gould, 1989), to study arthropods, evolution, and geologic time from this point, but also analyze why Gould is such an effective writer. The course web site contains the syllabus, descriptions of assignments, links to helpful and ... Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Classroom activity, Lab activity, Course, Syllabus
Subject: Biology, Geology
 
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This Ology game site contains rules and a board for a board game dealing with extinction, particularly the modern biodiversity crisis. The players need to read endangered species facts from the board to answer questions on the spaces that they land in so that they can progress. Users can follow links to what to do and materials needed for the game. Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Guide for instructor
Subject: Biology, Environmental science
 
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The California Academy of Science department of invertebrate zoology and geology provides a list of diatom genera with photos of representative species and bibliographic references. The catalog contains a total of 472 species, varieties and forms, comprising 130 genera of diatoms. Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Ref. material
Subject: Biology, Biological oceanography
 
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The Panda's Thumb is a website developed by the University of Ediacara, an advocate of evolution and geologic time. The site contains polls, recent discussions and comments regarding evolutionary theory, archives, evolution resources, state science groups and science and evolution websites. This provides a forum for users to discuss evolutionary theory, critique claims of anti-evolution movements, ... Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Non-profit portal, Message board
Subject: Biology, Paleontology
 
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This website contains outcome reports of two workshops that address the lack of quantitative training in Life Science majors. Users can follow links to recommendations from several workshops, final reports from workshops, life sciences software, teaching materials and much more useful information. Full description.
Grade level: Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Report
Subject: Biology, Educational theory and practice
 
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This online textbook is designed educate economic geologists about the basics of evolution and creation science. It deals with Linnaean taxonomy, the nature of science, and controversies like missing links and the age of the Earth. Full description.
Grade level: Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Book - text, Journal article
Subject: Biology, Paleontology
 
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