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General Biology Education
Biotechnology educational programs.
Promotes bioscience literacy by providing articles on issues
related to environment, biodiversity, genomics, biotechnology,
evolution, new frontiers, and bioscience education; includes
lessons for classroom use.
Behaviour Society (education section)
Links to laboratory exercises, teaching and learning resources,
Animal Diversity Web
A taxonomically-arranged site of animal diversity from the
University of Michigan.
- Bean Beetles
This site provides information to faculty and staff on using bean beetles (seed beetles), Callosobruchus maculatus (Coleoptera: Bruchidae), in undergraduate laboratory courses.
The transformation of undergraduate biology education from
the Howard Hughes Medical Institute.
The American Society for Cell Biology Education Resources including seminars, videos, images, concept questions, and more.
"A comprehensive educational resource on bioinformatics."
Virtual labs, animations, virtual museum, web video, and
"click and learn" mini lessons from the Howard
Hughes Medical Institute.
Generates, tests, and distributes the tools required to
determine whether students are learning what teachers think
they are teaching
Biology Lab Clearinghouse
A repository of free hands-on laboratory instruction. New
material is welcomed.
From the University of Arizona. This site has tutorials
and activities in may areas of Biology including Biochemistry,
Cell Biology, Genetics, Molecular Biology, and Toxicology.
Associates: Learning Programs for Biology
The Web site of this commercial venture contains dramatic
photographs and animations, and offers a collection of downloadable
teaching resources, and an online catalog of BioMedia's
instructional videos and CD-ROMs.
A search engine contains all PubMed/MedLine publications, plus additional journals and a collection of theses and dissertations that are not available eslewhere for free.
Access to Biosci usenet groups, archives, and more!
The BEN portal provides access to resources from BEN partner
organizations; "resources cover 46 biological sciences topics
and include 25 different types of resources ranging from
journal articles to simulations."
Concepts: Interactive Lessons in Biology
A series of interactive web-based lessons designed to give
introductory undergraduate biology students opportunities
to connect biology concepts.
Information and images about cells from all walks of life.
- Cell and
Molecular Biology Online
General resources for the biology community with an emphasis
on information for cell and molecular biologists.
for Bioscience of the UK's Higher Education Academy
Supports and facilitates the sharing of good teaching practice
and learning and teaching resources across the
biosciences, amongst university level staff around the UK.
Biology, Society for
Links to developmental biology courses and resources.
Science Learning Center
A large site with information, tutorials, and some great
activities from the University of Utah.
Study notes, using keywords and bullet points, makes it
easy for students to review what they have learned in their
Biodiversity (of Iowa)
Iimage gallery of invertebrates of Iowa.
Exercises in Evolution (University of Virginia)
Many links to lab exercises in evolution, plus information
about the evolution lab course developed at UofV.
Contains images (still, animations, videos) of microbes,
curriculum materials for the classroom and lab, educational
reviews of books, websites, software and videos, an education
newsletter and an annual journal.
Collaborative learning and learning assessment resources
from the National Institute for Science Education.
Online searching of the Medline journal article database.
Mendelian Inheritance in Man
Access to this extensive database of human inheritance.
- NIGMS Online Puzzles/Games/Quizzes
The National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS), one of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), has developed and produced fun and interactive crossword puzzles, quizzes, and booklets on different fields of basic biomedical research. These are free for your use.
Microfossils and Macrofossils
Image gallery of Paleozoic (Devonian) microfossil and macrofossils,
with emphasis on invertebrates.
Volk's Fungi Site
A very extensive site with much information about fungi.
Tree of Life
The Tree of Life is a collection of World Wide Web pages
which combined present information about the world's organisms.
Vadlo is brought to you by two biology scientists who wish to make it easier to locate biology research related information on the web - use our search engine within five categories: Protocols, Online Tools, Seminars, Databases, and Software.
An on-line tour of a plant cell. Zoom in, search for organelles,
and view EM images.
Visible Human Project
The National Library of Medicine's page on this project.
Links are provided to several sites which allow you to navitage
through the visible humans.
An on-line tool for restriction mapping nucleotide sequences.
You can provide the sequence or Web Cutter will find one
Comprehensive Links Pages
Many of the sites in this list require that specific plug-ins
be installed before the animations can be viewed. Most sites
have a link from which you can obtain the necessary plug-in.
Biology Lab Manuals
Suppliers of Biological Materials
Data acquisition and analysis solutions for community college
and higher education institutions.
Biological models -- including human, zoological, botanical
and anthropological -- for teachers and students.
An on-line product search and order placement service for
the life sciences.
Produces self-contained hands-on lab kits with laboratory
manual and necessary equipment and supplies for college
and high school distance learning courses in biology, chemistry
An on-line index of organisms available from the AmericanType
Suppliers of living biological materials.
- BioSci Register
Manual compilation of biotech suppliers enabling buyers to easily source manufacturers of biotechnology equipment for cell biology, cell culture, genomics, proteomics and more. Site includes new projects, free magazines, jobs, news and events.
- Bioscience Excellence
Hands-on experiments, background information, and simulated
real life scenarios for biotechnology teaching.
An online directory for biomedical products and services.
Carolina's site now has on-line ordering and browsing of
Index of E. coli strains available from the E. coli
Genetic Stock Center at Yale.
Supplier of educational science supplies for kindergarten
Specimen Marine Laboratory
A non profit supplier of live marine animals to colleges
and universities also a regional marine enviornmental education
center for north Florida.
Online store selling science supplies to teachers and parents.
Your source for scientific vendors, includes search and
- SKS Science Products
Products include glass and plastic lab equipment, and we carry a variety of other laboratory supplies and equipment.
A leading provider for all materials needed to teach biology
for middle school through university level.
Resources for yeast researchers.
American Association for the Advancement of Science
Association of College and University Biology Educators
American Institute of Biological Sciences
American Society for Microbiology
American Society for Cell Biology
American Society of Parasitologists
Center for Biology Education
The Council on Undergraduate Research
Ecological Society of America (educational
The Human Anatomy and Physiology Society
Howard Hughes Medical Institute (also see the HHMI Holiday
Lectures on Science Program)
National Association of Biology Teachers
National Science Teachers Association
Biology Course Web Pages