|"Bugs" in the News!|
Information & links on all kinds of viruses & bacteria-a good reference site for middle school students from the Univ. of Kansas.
|Action Bioscience-promoting bioscience literacy|
Actionbioscience examines current issues on environment, biodiversity, genomics, biotechnology, evolution, biology in the new millenium, and science education. Peer-reviewed articles are accepted from scientists and educators.
|Amazing Biology Facts and Trivia|
Great fun facts and trivia relating to biology.
|Association for Biology Laboratory Education|
A group dedicated to enhancing undergraduate education via improved laboratory instruction.
|BBC Online - Nature|
Information and news about nature and environmental topics in the UK and around the world.
|BBC Online - Science|
Your one-stop home page for science and technology news and information in the UK and around the world. Updated daily.
|Beyond Bio 101: The Transformation of Undergraduate Biology Education|
Describes the remarkable changes taking place in American undergraduate biology education; a report by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute.
Educational site and software for biology and medicine in high and secondary schools. Provides animations of biological processes (in VRML format).
A directory of biology and chemistry educational resources on the web. It features a weekly updated "News and Reviews" section.
|Biology at Galludet University|
Describes courses, faculty, special programs, degree programs.
|BIOMATERIA Publishing Company, Inc.|
Biology, nutrition, & human sexuality educational publications.
An unmoderated email listserv catering to the needs of biology teachers and professionals from kindergarden to university. Site has searchable archives going back to mid-1991, collected resources, details on joining and managing a subscription, tips on effective use of the list, and a FAQ.
|BioQUEST Curriculum Consortium|
Supports a network of educators interested in undergraduate biology. The curricula provide opportunities for students to learn biology by posing problems, developing answers for their own problems, and persuading their peers that their answers are valid and useful.
|BioScience Research Tool: Education|
Excellent specialized directory of online tools and resources, "selected by BioScientists for BioScientists".
|Chlamydomonas Teaching Center|
Devoted to the use of Chlamydomonas in undergraduate teaching and research.
|Digital Anatomist Interactive Atlases|
Interactive Atlases show views of organs reconstructed from slices.
Explains the role of microbes in soil and in plant growth.
|DNA Science Course for High School Teachers|
University of Wisconsin, Dept. of Genetics offers a 2 credit, 2 week, course for teachers grades 9-14 on DNA Science.
Contains many optical illusions and pictures to trick the eyes.
|Incubation and Embrology|
A hands-on project that teaches science and respect for life.
Magnets, magnifiers, molecular models, software, tools, tuning forks, and scientific glassware.
Welcome to human anatomy on-line, a place for fun, interactive and educational views of the human body.
|Journal of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Education|
Annual publication covering all disciplines in the life sciences, natural resources, and agriculture. By and for educators in extension, universities, industry, administration, and grades K-16. Articles include research, notes, case studies, software, slide sets, letters, editorials, profiles, and media reviews.
The science and issues behind modern biological research.
|Little Monsters Under the Microscope|
Mites, ticks and other little bugs. A 1998 ThinkQuest Finalist.
|MindQuest - Biology|
Educational resources in the biological sciences designed for high school through college - level students. Materials are available for personal use by students or classroom use by instructors.
|National Association of Biology Teachers (NABT)|
Works to promote biology education and educators through publications, workshops and awards for excellence.
|NBII Educational Resources|
Links to biological resources and information of interest to teachers, students, and others categorized by educational level from K thru college - from the National Biological Information Infrastructure.
|Neuroscience for Kids|
Intended for elementary and secondary school students and teachers who are interested in learning more about the nervous system and brain.
This site gives an overview of the OAC Biology (Advanced Placement) course. The units covered are biochemistry, energy and the living cell, photosynthesis, genetics, and the theory of evolution.
Some classic optical illusions.
|Preparing Our Children: Math and Science Education in the National Interest|
"The National Science Board (NSB), charged with advising the President and the Congress on national science policy, urges a nation-wide consensus on a core of knowledge and competency in mathematics and science. The Board believes it is both possible and imperative to develop national strategies that serve the national interest while respecting local responsibility for K-12 teaching and learning" (Executive Summary).
|Reptiles and Amphibians|
On keeping reptiles and amphibians as pets.
|Research Link 2000|
A three year project that brought together biology faculty from colleges and universities to select, develop and disseminate a group of field-tested, research-based systems and instructional materials for introductory biology courses. Its major objective is to promote research activities by students and faculty on all levels of the undergraduate curriculum.
|Science & Mathematics Initiative for Learning Enhancement (SMILE) Program Biology Index|
About 200 K-12 lesson plans for Anatomy & Physiology, Zoology, Botany, Microbiology, Genetics, Environmental Studies & Ecology, Biochemistry, and General Biology.
Topical info. from an experienced science teacher, including reviews and recommendations of educational books and web sites.
Revision for GCSE Science and Science worksheets for Key Stage Three(UK)
|Sighting the First Sense - Seeing is Believing|
Offers a breadth of educational tools and resources regarding sight and visual perception. Loaded with interactivity.
|The MAD Scientist Network|
Ask-A-Scientist, fun educational activities, and information resources - from Washington Univ.-St. Louis.
|The School Page - The Ultimate Biology Page|
Directory of educational Biology sites.
|The Why Files|
Well-researched, educational descriptions of the actual science behind current news stories. From the University of Wisconsin, supported by the National Institute for Science Education of the NSF.
|Tri-Beta National Biological Honor Society|
A society for students, particularly undergraduates, dedicated to improving the understanding and appreciation of biological study & extending boundaries of human knowledge through scientific research.
|UniSci: Daily University Science News|
Daily newsletter of latest-breaking stories in science from major research institutions, with annotated headlines linked to in-depth articles and editorials.