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Title: Biofilms and Biodiversity
Url: http://www.mdsg.umd.edu/programs/education/interactive_lessons/biofil...
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
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Resource Type: Collection (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
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InteractiveResource (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
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MovingImage (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
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Science Materials
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Format: html
mov
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: 2011-01-28 03:00:02 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2010-09-15 17:53:31 (W3C-DTF)
Source: DLESE  DLESE
Full Record Views: 166
Resource URL Clicks: 9
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