Has guidesites on Botany, chemistry, ecology, genetics, neuroscience and 700 other topics.
The web site provides peer-reviewed articles by scientists, science educators and students on issues related to seven bioscience challenges: environment, biodiversity, genomics, biotechnology, evolution, new frontiers, and biology education. Articles are accompanied by lessons, written by educators, for high school and undergraduate levels, correlated to national standards (NSES).
ALtruis Biomedical Network
Contains over 30 sites covering a wide range of topics in health care and biomedical research.
The A&P Professor
Tips, content updates, teaching tools, resources and conversations related to teaching and learning human anatomy and physiology.
Ask a scientist for answers to biology questions
If you have a question on biology you can type your question in the box provided at the Web site and receive an answer within two weeks, from a scientist at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. Or, you can browse the archives to find if your question has already been asked and answered. The categories are general biology, developmental biology, immunology and infectious diseases, genetics, neuroscience, and biological structure.
This site provides access to more than 4,000 reviewed resources covering 76 biological topics.
BioEdOnline for Teachers
News and resources to supplement teaching of biology in high school prepared by the Baylor School of Medicine in Texas. Improvement in use of a microscope, lab techniques, and biology content in specific areas are some of the topics. Hot topics in biology, such as the mad cow disease or the Asian bird flu are featured. Slidesets can be downloaded. RealOne Player is needed but available free.
A Web site dedicated to identifying and confronting student misconceptions in biology.
Biological Exceptions: As Many Exceptions As Rules
This blog uses examples of how organisms increase their survival chances by breaking commonly held "biological rules" to reinforce basic biology concepts. Each post includes well-defined vocabulary, topics to introduce discussions, and links to websites for additional information, classroom activities and laboratories. Comments are encouraged so teachers can contribute additional ideas for lessons or units in the topic areas, or how these topics might relate to upcoming units.
Biology Electronic Encyclopedia
This Web site defines and illustrates many life science terms in cell biology and molecular biology.
BioInteractive from Howard Hughes Medical Institute. Offers virtual labs and other interactive activities.
The site offers an introduction to the science of biology.
BSCS has developed integrated materials at the elementary and middle school levels. In addition to biology programs for high school and undergraduate college students. BSCS is recognized for its leadership in science education and for its enduring effect on the teaching of biology.
Through professional development and workshops the institute provides a base of understanding and awareness about biotechnology among teachers and students.
This site features animations that illustrate enzyme kinetics.
The Biology Corner
Lesson plans, work sheets and class activities.
The Biology Project
An interactive resource for learning biology.
Bone Curriculum Web Site
Designed for students in high school through medical school from The American Society for Bone and Mineral Research (ASBMR).
Centre for Bioscience - Image Bank
Cloud Forest Alive
A website associated with the Tropical Science Center and Forum One Communication. Provides information on the biologically diverse cloud forests of Central America.
Developmental Stages of Embryos
National Geographic offers footage of dog, elephant and dolphin embryos.
Provides free online tools to identify species, share ways to teach and study nature's wonders, report findings, build maps, process images, and contribute to and learn from an encyclopedia of life that now contains 277,759 species. Consult sections on nature guides, conservation, globe mapping, invasives, links, study sites, and more. It serves as a biological encyclopedia.
17 historical cases studies in a guided inquiry format provide an oportunity for teaching about the history and nature of science, and about science in practice – or doing biology.
Entomology Digital Library
This is a collaborative effort by North Carolina State University, the Entomological Foundation, Iowa State University, and Clemson University. The site provides teachers and learners with access to high-quality, expert-reviewed entomology teaching materials for elementary school through college. The program is a part of the BEN Collaborative, which is spearheaded by the American Association for the Advancement of Science and composed of professional societies and coalitions for biology education. BEN is a grant project sponsored by the National Science Foundation.
Federation of American Scientists
The deep, inner worlds of the human body -- where good and evil microorganisms face off in realistic-looking tissue structures -- act as playing fields in Immune Attack, a real-time PC strategy game. Users float among red blood cells, squeeze through cell walls, and scan and tractor beam various objects, teaching their immune systems to fight off bacterial and viral infections; more difficult diseases are confronted at advanced levels.
A very inclusive site on fungi resources.
Insect Appreciation Digest
This free book produced by the Entomological Foundation is a part of their teacher training workshops which help teachers incorporate the study of insects into their current science/biology programs. Teachers can receive a free copy and Chapter 3 focuses on insect biology.
General Biology Lesson Plans
A variety of lesson plans provided by the University of Arizona Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics.
The Heart: An Online Exploration
Discover the complexities of the heart. Follow the blood through the blood vessels. Learn heart health and the history of heart science.
Human Anatomy Online
The site includes descriptions of the body's systems, tutorials and animations of functions.
Science students and teachers are transported to remote locations to experience an insider's view of science in action, while learning first hand tools and techniques that can be applied in their own backyards.
The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
This website is designed for students, teachers and parents. The site contains activities as well as frequently asked questions about marijuana and other drugs.
Online Biology Book
A college biology resource. Includes 58 full chapters on everything from animal diversity to photosynthesis, each complete with diagrams, pictures, and web links.
Online Biology Dictionary
Starlet Anemone Web Resource
The starlet anemone Nematostella vectensis, is becoming an increasingly important model system for the development of evolution, genomics, reproductive biology and ecology. The site contains lessons and lab activities.
StemCellResources.org: a website established by the Biology Teachers Association of New Jersey (BTANJ). It provides timely, high-quality, and scientifically credible stem cell information for the educational community.
The Tree of Life
Contains fundamental information about phylogeny and biodiversity for students, lay people and professionals. You can trace how various organisms link to others in the form of an evolutionary Tree of Life.
The Virtual Autopsy
Allows you to be a pathologist. The user is presented several case studies, including symptoms, examination and test results and an "interactive cadaver" to help you determine the cause of death.
Teaches cell biology to secondary school students. It uses 3D graphics to teach concepts in cell biology.
By Howard Hughes Medical Institute. The site contains five virtual labs that include ones that allow students to learn how to identify various bacteria and one that teaches how to identify heritable diseases of the heart.
Test your knowledge of anatomy with these online quizzes.
The Whole Brain Atlas
The site includes images, animations of brain structures, vascular anatomy and a wide range of brain diseases.
Woodrow Wilson Collection - Life Cycles: Reproduction and Embryological Development
Games, laboratory experiences, lists of books and web sites with further information. (Junior high and high school level).