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CURRICULUM SUBJECTS: Biology

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Graphics

Douchy's Biology

Gamification

TES

Interactive

Biology

  • Biology Browser
    Browse or search about organisms, subjects, geography and other resources in the life sciences.
  • Biology Project
    An interactive online resource for learning biology, developed at The University of Arizona.
  • Biology Studyguides - SparkNotes
     
    Summaries on main biological concepts, including cellular biology, molecular biology, plants, microorganisms, evolution and animal behaviour.
  • Foundation for Biotechnology Awareness and Education
    Provides scientific awareness about modern biotechnology and the perceived or potential risks and benefits of this emerging technology.
  • Surechem
    The European Bioinformatics Institute (EBI) allows anyone to search through 15 million chemical structures, extracted automatically by data-mining software from world patents.

eResources

Free virtual dissections online

Free virtual dissections online -- Updated links, added resources and worksheets (frogs, fetal pigs, horses, perch, clams, cow's eyes, pigeons, rats.

Note: These images are often understandably graphic and may be upsetting to some students.

Frog dissections and information:

Your choice of two virtual frog dissection programs

about.com's frog dissection images

The Whole Frog Project

Virtual frog dissection quiz

Virtual dissections of other animals:

Fetal Pig

Horse

Clam

Mouse

Cow's eye

Labeled images of dissected animals, models and photographs:

Rat

Squid (and a worksheet)

Mussel (and a lesson plan)

Crayfish(with step by step directions, study questions and more; also find great worksheets here and here and here))

Snail (info and illustrations here)

Mouse

Mudpuppy and here

Pigeon

Clam (and step by step instructions and study questions)

Earthworm

Lamprey

Perch (also here

Also check out The Salmon Dissection Game.

 

ABC SPLASH DIGIBOOKS

eResources

Fossils

Clickview

The following videos may be accessed through Clickview:

Understanding Disease Through History

NASA GeneLab

What is the biggest single-celled organism? - Murry Gans