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Pond ID Kit

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Material Type: Tutorial
Technical Format: HTML/Text
Date Added to MERLOT: October 09, 2009
Date Modified in MERLOT: June 07, 2011
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Submitter : Breshelle Berndt

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The worksheets provided allows students to follow along while the instructor uses the "virtual pond dip" to choose organisms. Clicking on an organism shows a brief summary of the characteristics of the organism and there is a link on the summary page that provides a more involved article as well as real life images of the organism.... More

Keywords:
virtual, Bacteria, charateristics, Bryozoa, Gastrotrichs, Worms, Tardigrades, lab, Rotifers, Water bears, Protozoa, Hydra, pond water, Arthropods, Algae

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Primary Audience: High School, Middle School, College General Ed
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
Technical Requirements: a intrnet enabled laptop, digital projector or a smartboard
Language: English
Cost Involved: no Source Code Available: unsure
Accessiblity Information Available: unsure Copyright: yes
Creative Commons: unsure

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  • Editor Review avg:4 stars
  • User Rating4.5
                                                                            
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Avatar for Anil Kapoor
2 years ago

Anil Kapoor (Faculty)

Great site for intro to biology class. I can see asking the students to bring a water sample from home aquariums and ponds and having them identify the algae in the water using basic microscopy techniques.

Time spent reviewing site: 15

Avatar for Stephanie Vallis
4 years ago

Stephanie Vallis (Student)

this is a very helpful tool for a laboratory exercise since it allows the students to compare what they see under the microscope to what is in the chart. this allows for a more accurate identification of the specimen.

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