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Title: Going to the Extremes: An Inquiry into the Biodiversity of Extremophiles
Url: http://www.woodrow.org/teachers/bi/1999/projects/group10/
Creator: Chun, Young
Jewett, Kelly
Smer, Susan
Publisher: Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation
Description: This web page contains an overview of an extremophile experiment associated with the Woodrow Wilson Foundation's Leadership Program for Teachers 1999 Summer Biology Institute titled "Biodiversity";. The experiment focused on trying to isolate extremophilic bacteria from the environment by culturing materials that might provide extreme microhabitats and attempting to grow the organisms in enriched nutrient broth. The website features an overview of the experiment, including background, methods, results, discussion, possible extensions, and classroom applications. The site also contains a link to the program home page, which provides links to further information on the program and a teacher resources page.
LC Classification: Science -- Microbiology -- Addresses, essays, lectures
Science -- Microbiology -- Microbial ecology -- By type of environment -- Extreme environments (General)
Science -- Natural history. Biology -- Biology (General) -- Ecology -- Special aspects of the subject as a whole, A-Z -- Biological diversity
GEM Subject: Science -- Biology
Science -- Technology
Science -- Ecology
Key Concept: Ecology -- Biodiversity and diversity
Biology -- Biotechnology
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Resource Type: Laboratory Modules
Overviews
Reading Materials
Science Materials
Format: html
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Secondary Education
Students
Teachers
Technical School First Cycle
Technical School Second Cycle
University First Cycle
University Second Cycle
Vocational Training
Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2010-08-13 03:00:01 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2011-07-26 15:52:57 (W3C-DTF)
Source: Microbial Life
Full Record Views: 77
Resource URL Clicks: 5
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