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Title: Biofilms and Biodiversity
Url: http://ww2.mdsg.umd.edu/interactive_lessons/biofilm/
Publisher: Maryland Sea Grant College
United States. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Description: This interactive lesson introduces students to issues of biodiversity in Chesapeake Bay. It features background information, as well as directions on how to conduct biofilm experiments using plexiglass discs or CDs to culture communities in your local body of water. The experiments demonstrate how water quality, depth, and biodiversity are linked. For students whose school is not near the original site, data and images from the original experiments are available for analysis.
LC Classification: Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Oceanography -- Dynamics of the ocean -- Tides -- Tidal currents -- Local. By region, A-Z -- Chesapeake Bay
Science -- Microbiology -- Diversity and variation
Science -- Microbiology -- Microbial ecology -- By type of relationship, A-Z -- Biofilms
GEM Subject: Science -- Oceanography
Science -- Ecology
Science -- Earth science
Science -- Physical sciences
Key Concept: Ecology -- Biodiversity and diversity
Oceanography -- Ecosystem dynamics
Resource Type: Collection (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Instructional Materials
InteractiveResource (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Lesson Plans
MovingImage (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Reading Materials
Science Materials
Teaching Guides
Format: html
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Secondary Education
Technical School First Cycle
Technical School Second Cycle
University First Cycle
University Second Cycle
Vocational Training
Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
Source: DLESE
Full Record Views: 26
Resource URL Clicks: 1
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