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Title: Biofilms and Biodiversity
Url: https://www.mdseagrant.org/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
Reference Material
Instructional Material
Audio/Visual -- Movie/Animation
Instructional Material -- Lesson/Lesson Plan
Instructional Material -- Interactive Simulation
Instructional Material -- Instructor Guide/Manual
Format: Document -- HTML
Video -- Quicktime
Audience OLD: 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
Audience: Educator
Learner
Education Level: High School
Higher Education
Higher Education -- Undergraduate (Lower Division)
Higher Education -- Undergraduate (Upper Division)
Higher Education -- Technical Education (Upper Division)
Higher Education -- Technical Education (Lower Division)
Vocational/Professional Development Education
Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
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