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Biology

VIDEOS

Khan Academy’s Crash Course : John Greene, author of Fault in the Star s, and his brother have over 42 (10 minute) videos on Biology and Ecology.  You can also access them via YouTube-Crash Course

Khan Academy : Topics that can be found in a high school or college course.

Biomes

Missouri Botanical Garden : All about Biomes

National Geographic – Biomes

Biomes of the World : From the Exploring Nature Educational Resource

BioEd Online : BioEd Online was produced by Baylor’s Center for Educational Outreach, and provides science teachers and students with a wide array of free instructional resources, such as slide sets, streaming video presentations, and laboratory activities. The site assists biology teachers and students by offering accurate, current information, reinforced by lessons and web-based materials that address important and timely issues like nutrition and obesity, biodiversity, and mad cow disease

The World’s Biomes : Created by students at UC Berkeley

Blue Planet Biomes : Created by a math and science teacher.  This site shows a map of the world and lists animals and plants in each biome

NASA : Mission – Biomes : While the missions were designed for elementary and middle school students, clicking on each of the biomes offers information about temperature, precipitation, and vegetation.

 

Cells

Amazing Cell:  Offers both interactive  and 3D animation from the University of Utah

Cells Alive : An interactive site where students can  explore the cells and the cell process, find study guides, and puzzles.

Cell Biology Animation :  Offers step-by-step explanation of cell function.

 

 DNA

Create a DNA Fingerprint :  Simulation, solve a crime.

Deadly Virus :  Using primary sources from the National Archives,  this site offers a first hand experience to the Influenza virus of 1918.

Disease Detective :  Role play being a epidiomologist trying to trace the outbreak to its source

DNA Interactive Choose from timeline, Code, Manipulation, Genome, Application, and Chronicle.  Within each module are sections with videos and interactive activities.  Also useful is the DNA dictionary.

Genetics Alive :

Learn Genetics : Created by the University of Utah to explain science and health issues  to non- experts.

 

Research

National Science Foundation : Learn about new discoveries and the current challenges in Biology