Biology Resources

General

http://www.exploratorium.edu/learning_studio/cool/life.html - Exploratorium: Listing of the Top Biology Resources
http://www.keysites.com/keysites/hotspots/hotspots.html - HotSpots: More Top Biology Resources
http://biology.usgs.gov/ - wide variety of sources; class activities under education;
http://www.thetech.org/exhibits_events/online/genome/ - The Tech Museum of Innovation; virtual tour and some lessons
http://www-sci.lib.uci.edu/SEP/SEP.html - Frank Potter's Science Gems
http://golgi.harvard.edu/biopages.html - World-Wide Virtual Library: Biosciences
http://www.woodrow.org/teachers/bi/1997/ - Super list of student-prepared topics for labs plus additional resources; other years also starting from 1991

Lessons and Exercises

http://www.innerbody.com/indexbody.html - Human Anatomy
http://explorer.scrtec.org/explorer/explorer-db/browse/static/Natural^Science/browse/f18.html - Page includes pill bug lab
http://raven.umnh.utah.edu/ - The natural history of genes
http://fox.nstn.ca/~hila/projects/DNA/dna2.html - DNA extraction technique – clear directions, but no associated learning activities
http://www.wmich.edu/bios150/investigation.html - Good basic principles of scientific investigation using Biology examples.
http://www.tracy.k12.ca.us/ths/cdna/cDNA_project.html - This project is designed to give high school students experience in using the techniques and tools currently being used in the Human Genome Project.
http://www.asmusa.org/edusrc/edu4e1.htm - Classroom activity involving nitrogen cycle
http://explorer.scrtec.org/explorer/explorer-db/html/783751752-447DED81.html - Bearded Breads: Experiment with molds; PDF format
http://explorer.scrtec.org/explorer/explorer-db/html/798575897-81ED7D4C.html - Worm Bin Project: comparing food provided to castings otained

Background Information

http://www.mcet.edu/genome - Issues, diseases, resources, and careers
http://www.cat.nyu.edu/sgp/links/index.html - Genetics links
http://www.cdc.gov/epo/mmwr/mmwr.html – CDC morbidity and mortality databases and various public health materials
http://www.uchsc.edu/sm/chs/ - University of Colorado Health Sciences Center: Virtual Human images etc.
http://www.qesn.meq.gouv.qc.ca/sapco/biosite.htm - Many links
http://www.qesn.meq.gouv.qc.ca/sapco/humanbio.htm - More sites to investigate
http://esg-www.mit.edu:8001/esgbio/7001main.html - Online Biology text
http://discoveryschool.com/schrockguide/sci-tech/scibs.html - Subject matter guide
http://esg-www.mit.edu:8001/esgbio/lm/lmdir.html - Large Molecules hypertextbook – many diagrams – questions included at end
http://esg-www.mit.edu:8001/esgbio/eb/ebdir.html - Enzyme Biochemistry – hypertext w/ much information and self-quiz at end
http://www.biology.arizona.edu/developmental_bio/developmental_bio.html - Developmental Biology images, infomation, and tutorials
http://conbio.rice.edu/vl/browse/ - Biodiversity, Ecology and the Environment from the World-Wide Web virtual Library
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/databases/freemedl.html - Medical information
http://biodidac.bio.uottawa.ca/ - Biological images – check copyright instructions
http://pet.jsc.nasa.gov - Advance Life Support Systems
http://meri.fimr.fi/Algaline/eng/EnAlgaline.nsf?OpenDatabase 1998 Data on phytoplankton and physical factors in Baltic
http://arnica.csustan.edu/ - Extensive, subject-specific references
http://www.qesn.meq.gouv.qc.ca/sapco/humanbio.htm - Resources accompanying Human Biology 314
http://www.mhhe.com/biosci/genbio/rjbiology/chaptools.html - Chapter Tools to accompany biology text; references for AP Biology
http://step.sdsc.edu/personal/vanderschaegen/home/links.html - AP Biology references

Interactive websites

http://george.lbl.gov/ITG.hm.pg.docs/dissect/info.html - Virtual Frog dissection
http://vearthquake.calstatela.edu/edesktop/VirtApps/VflyLab/IntroVflyLab.html - Excellent genetics material
http://www.biology.arizona.edu/default.html – Multiple choice questions well-set up as various problem situations
http://http.bsd.uchicago.edu/hgd-sad/ - University of Chicago Student Allele Database – Offers simulation of Hardy-Weinberg equilibrium
http://chickscope.beckman.uiuc.edu/ - Allows exploration of embryologic development of chick using various imaging techniques
http://personal.tmlp.com/Jimr57/index.htm - Virtual Cell – Tour allows viewing and sectioning of some of the cell parts
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/research/visible/visible_human.html - Visible Human
http://dogwood.botany.uga.edu:80/plants/Panorama.html - Panoramic view of Univ. of GA tropical greenhouse – novel, but not real time

Multimedia

http://verbena.fe.uni-lj.si/~tomaz/VRML/ - Images in VMRL need to be downloaded
http://www.cotf.edu/BioBLAST/main.html - Program for purchase
http://www.tela.co.uk/cellcity/index.htm - Tour allows you to see parallels between a functioning cell and a functioning city

Student Publishing

http://www.woodrow.org/teachers/bi/1997/ - Super list of student-prepared topics for labs plus additional resources; other years also starting from 1991
http://www.pleasanton.k12.ca.us/avh_science/creek/creek.html -Example of a field problem and student publishing – stream study