Biology

Molecules and Cells

Chemistry of Life
Water
Chemistry of water- The Biology Project's chemistry of water
Properties of water
Organic molecules in organisms
Macromolecules- animations of macromolecules
Organic molecules- tutorial of functional groups and macromolecules
Free energy change
Free energy explained- Gibbs free energy equation tutorial
Enzymes
Enzymes- Information about enzymes
Enzymes 4kids- Enzymes made easy
Cells
Prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells
Cellupedia- Lots of cell information
Microbeworld- Interactive multimedia web site about microbes (i.e. bacteria)
Cells Alive- One of the first web site dedicated to cells
Study of Cells- The Biology Project's history and study of cells
Membranes
Cell membrane tutorial- The Biology Project's cell membrane tutorial
Subcellular organization
Cell organelle tutorial- A look at cell organelles
Cells Alive cell model- Virtual cell models from Cells Alive
Cells and Organelles- A game from nobelprize.org
Cell cycle and its regulation
Onion root online- The Biology Project's online onion root tip lab
Cell cycle- The Biology Project's cell cycle tutorial
Cellular Energetics
Coupled reactions
Chemiosmosis- Short little page about chemiosmosis
Energy Storage- Information about coupled reactions from a Virtual Chemistry book
Cellular energetics- Open Courseware videos from MIT
Fermentation and cellular respiration
Cellular respiration- Open Courseware videos from MIT
Cellular respiration notes- short bullet point notes on cellular respiration
Cellular respiration Old School- Compares respiration with a car
Photosynthesis
Photosynthesis- Open Courseware videos from MIT
Photosynthesis Song- Photosynthesis songs are fun for everyone!
Why do leaves change colors?- and other science questions

Heredity and Evolution

Heredity
Meiosis and gametogenesis
Meiosis tutorial- From The Biology Project
Meiosis- From Cells Alive
Gametogenesis- Lecture notes from a university course
Eukaryotic chromosomes
Eukaryotic chromosome- From MIT open courseware
Chromosome Structure- Information on chromosomes structure
Inheritance patterns
Inheritance patterns- University of Vermont tutorial
Virtual fly lab- Mate and observe F1 and F2 generations of drosophila
Drosophila- Another virtual Fly experience (very interactive)
Molecular Genetics
RNA and DNA structure and function
DNA/ RNA Structure- From those folks at MIT
Difference between DNA and RNA- From an interesting site where you can compare anything under the sun
DNA interactive- Materials from DNAi.org
Protein Synthesis- Information from nobelprize.org
Gene regulation
Regulation of Eukaryote Genes- From John Kimball's Biology page
Gene regulation- From Scitable a web site sponsored by Nature
Lac Operon- Again great information from John Kimball's web site
Operon Model- A bit of information about Operons and related researches.
More About Operons- Bullet point notes about Tryp and Lac operons
Mutation
Primer on Mutations- From the National Institute of Health.
Mutations and Cancers- From the National Cancer Institute
Genetic Mutations- From Nature's education site
Viral structure and replication
Introduction to viruses- From UC Berkeley
What's up with the flu- From Miller and Levine
Structure of Viruses- From FSU
Nucleic acid technology and applications
Human Genome Project- Information about the project from genome.gov
Genome Browser- Browse the Human Genome and view other organisms genes.
Virtual PCR- An interactive web simulation of PCR
PCR Animation- Animation of PCR
Southern Blot- Animation of Southern Blot technique
Southern Blot Technique- Information about the Southern Blot technique
Virtual Electrophoresis- An interactive guide to electrophoresis
Transgenic Flies- A virtual lab from HHMI
Bacterial Identification- Another virtual lab from HHMI
Evolutionary Biology
Early evolution of life
Exploring Life Origins- A virtual exhibit of early life
History Through Time- From UC Berkeley
Evidence for evolution
Understanding Evolution- An awesome site from UC Berkeley
On the Origin of Species- This and other works by Charles Darwin all downloadable and for free
What is a Theory?- WGBH Boston's Evolution site
Mechanisms of evolution
The Mating Game- WGBH Boston again with some great resources
Antibiotic Resistance- WGBH Boston. The Dangers of misuse of antibiotics
Genetics toolbox- Video clip from the Evolution series
Hardy Weinberg Equilibrium Calculator- Use this java app. to calculate Hardy-Weinberg problems
Population Genetics- A brief overview of population genetics
Population Genetics- PH School Lab bench to help with AP lab #8

Organisms and Populations

Diversity of Organisms
Evolutionary patterns
Genetic Drift- From UC Berkeley
Genetic Drift Simulation- From UoA's Biology Project
Survey of the diversity of life
EOL- Encyclopedia of Life.
Animal Diversity- Online Lab excercises in animal diversity
Animal Diversity- Another online exercise in animal diversity
Phylogenetic classification
Intro to Cladistics- Easy to read introduction to cladistics
Cladograms- From UC Berkeley's evolution site
Evolutionary relationships
Animal Diversity Web- Discussing evolutionary relationships and classification of organisms
Structure and Function of Plants and Animals
Reproduction, growth, and development
Animal Development- Introduction to animal development
Sexual Reproduction- Article from Scitable a Nature site
Plant Reproduction- Primer on plant reproduction
Plant growth- From BrainPop
Structural, physiological, and behavioral adaptations
The Animal Nervous System- Information about the animal nervous system
Muscular and Skeletal System- Information about the skeletal muscular system
Histology- Online histology preparations
Animal Behavioral Videos- A large collection videos from Earth-Touch
Plant Physiology- Lecture notes on plant physiology
Carnivorous Plant- Some information on some really cool plants
Response to the environment
Osmoregulation- Water balance in animals
Immune System Video- A video from How Stuff Works?
Immune System Tutorial- A tutorial of the immune system
Vertebrate Kidneys- Information on vertebrate osmoregulation from John Kimball
Plant Hormones- Information on plant hormones
Ecology

Population dynamics
Introduction to Population Ecology- Introduction to Population Ecology from University of Minnesota, go Gophers!
Ecology of Human Populations- Information about Malthus from UC Berkeley
Communities and ecosystems
Community Ecology Vocabulary- Short list of terms and bullet points students should know
Biomes of the World- Informationon World biomes from UC Berkeley
Global issues
Climate Change- From the Exploritorium
Vanishing Frogs- From the National Geographic Society
Amphibian Ark- Information about chytrid fungus from the Amphibian Ark project

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