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Life cycles (Biology)

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View Resource Signs of Spring

Because Spring has officially arrived, this week's Topic In Depth focuses on events that occur with the arrival of the new season. Offered by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, the first Web site (1) focuses on seasonal events like hibernation and migration, and the rhythms behind them. Next is a phenology site (2), where visitors can register to record their observations of Spring online or...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/nsdl/ls/2002/0322
View Resource Curriculum Resources

Offering science curriculum resources, this Web site is from John Burroughs School in St. Louis, Missouri. Designed for middle and high school classes at John Burroughs School, the resources focus on anatomy, life cycles, and plant identification. Many of the photo tutorials are arranged in a sequential order that makes them useful for students reviewing for an exam. Several of the tutorials may...

http://science.jburroughs.org/resources/resources.html
View Resource Traits of Life

Traits of Life, a new collection of exhibits and demonstrations at San Francisco's Exploratorium, offers a fascinating look at the "fundamental elements common to all living things." Culminating from 3 years of research and development, the Traits of Life collection follows four themes: cells and DNA; reproduction; evolution; and energy consumption. This companion Web site offers cool interactive...

http://www.exploratorium.edu/traits/index.html
View Resource Cycles

Just about anywhere you look in the natural sciences you'll find a cycle of some description. From cells to individuals to populations and beyond, cyclical patterns exist on every scale. The following collection of Web sites follows on this theme: The first site (1) is an excellent, animated introduction to the cell cycle from Cells Alive! Users can also get a closer look at the stages of mitosis...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/nsdl/ls/2003/0711