BIOLOGY RESOURCES

NEUROSCIENCE For Kids-for elementary and secondary school students who would like to learn more about the nervous system.

BEYOND BIO 101-describes the remarkable changes taking place in how American college students learn biology, from the Howard Huges Medical Institute.

CELLS ALIVE-photos and movies of microscopic cellls from parasites to penicillin.

THE CELL - designed to educate people about cells. Site includes lessons, quizzes, and a cell gallery.

DICTIONARY OF CELL BIOLOGY - Title says it all.

DNA from the Beginning - The fundamentals of DNA and heredity are presented here.

DNA & RNA - Introductory information can be found here.

DNA into RNA - the process of Transcription - for beginners.

NERVE CELL COMMUNICATION - "signal transduction" in the nervous system, the process by which nerve cells communicate.

ACCESS EXCELLENCE-the web site for bioscience teachers and students developed by Genentech, Inc.

KIMBALL's BIOLOGY PAGES-an online biology textbook consisting of: alphabetized lists of biological terms with links to discussions, often illustrated, of a wide range of biological topics.

HUMAN ANATOMY-explore anatomy the site contains over one hundred illustrations of the human body.

ANATOMY OF THE HUMAN BODY-this online edition of Gray’s Anatomy of the Human Body features 1,247 vibrant engravings-many in color.

THE HUMAN HEART-In an average lifetime, the heart beats more than two and a half billion times, without ever pausing to rest. Want to know more?

SEEING, HEARING & SMELLING -guides us on a journey into the fascinating world of the senses and the nervous system.

THE WHOLE BRAIN ATLAS - from Keith A. Johnson, M.D at Harvard.

BRAIN EXPLORER - includes an animated presentation of neurotransmission processes, information on brain disorders, overview of the brain, glossary of terms, and image gallery.

THE TEENAGE BRAIN - The teenage brain is a work in progress - How science may help to explain the mysteries of the teen years.

ENDANGERED SPECIES-lists of plants and animals sorted by region and name, searchable by common or scientific name.

LAYMANS GUIDE TO BRAIN CHEMISTRY-the title says it all. "Joy, grief, love are all biochemical". Well worth a visit.

INTERACTIVE FROG DISSECTION-to help you learn the anatomy of a frog and give you a better understanding ofthe anatomy of vertebrate animals in general, including humans.

MONARCH Butterfly-With large, crisp photographs, sixth-grader tells the story of how she found Monica, the monarch caterpillar, resting on a milkweed leaf and raised her to be a butterfly.

BUTTERFLIES 2000- much information about nearly every detail.

WHAT TREE IS IT? - Learn to identify trees by leaf, fruit and name.

GENETIC SCIENCE Learning Center - is a great place to start if you want some up-to-date info on any aspect of genetics.

BIODIVERSITY and CONSERVATION The origin, nature and value of biological diversity. Complete text online.

MICROBIOLOGY SIGNIFICANT EVENTS - timeline of microbiology from 1872 to the present. Very extensive site.

HINDERLAND WHO'S WHO - Canadian Wildlife Service Site to interest the public in wildlife conservation.

HUMAN EVOLUTION TREE - reconstruction of the relationships among early human species. From Ardipithecus ramidus to Homo sapiens.

ENDANGERED/EXTINCT AMIMALS - List, photos and descriptions.

MONTEREY BAY AQUARIUM-if it swims, you will find it here.

OCEAN LINK- Find answers to over 550 great questions about marine biology.

DINOSAURS-What is the truth about dinosaurs? What does modern science have to say about them?

DINOSAUR PICTURE GALLERY - high quality dinosaur drawings and photographs.

BIOTECH CHRONICLES - essays on genetics and DNA research and an integrated series of time lines.

BIOPHYSICS TEXT BOOK - entire book online - sponsored by the Biophysical Society.

THE MANDELWEB-an educational resource for students and teachers interested in the origins of classical genetics, introductory data analysis, and elementary plant science.

ANIMAL INFORMATION DATABASE - quick information or fun facts about terrestrial or aquatic animals.

ACTIONBIOSCIENCE.ORG - Articles and class lessons on biodiversity, environment, genomics, biotechnology, evolution, new frontiers in science, and bioscience education.

DRUG FACTS- detailed information on a variety of substances, including their short-and long-term effects, withdrawal symptoms, and potential for abuse.

EATING DISORDERS-Facts about eating disorders and their prevention from a national non-profit organization.
GENETICALLY-MODIFIED FOODS - explore the intensifying debate over genetically-modified (gm) food crops. This site presents both sides of the debate. GENETICALLY-MODIFIED FOOD DEBATE- Get the latest news from Yahoo.

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