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General Chemistry

This activity is designed for General Chemistry for science majors. Students examine the role of iron as a nutrient source for bacteria in the deep ocean. It also familiarizes students with reading and presenting primary scientific papers. (All the content is downloadable to print or present. Right mouse click on each link and 'Save As', to save to your desktop. You can also just click the links to open the PDFs in a browser. There are three PDF documents, one Excel sheet, one Powerpoint Presentation. and one video clip.)

Developed by Martin Diaz, Los Angeles Trade Tech Community College (CA) with materials and guidance provided by Jason Sylvan, University of Southern California, CA) and support by the rest of the C-DEBI Collaborative Toolkit Team.

The Role of Iron and Bacteria in the Deep Ocean