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View Resource Cells Alive

The Cells Alive Web site (last mentioned in the October 25, 1996 Scout Report), offered by Quill Graphics, contains several activities to help students understand the basics of cellular biology. The animal cell cycle and cell mitosis animations are especially excellent visual learning tools, clearly showing what takes place during these events and giving well-written descriptions of each stage....

https://www.cellsalive.com/index.htm
View Resource US Fish & Wildlife Service National Image Library

This digital image collection from the US Fish & Wildlife Service contains an enormous number of photographs that can be viewed online or downloaded. The collection contains images of plants, wildlife, landscapes, and habitats. The search function allows for either general or specific searches, but the site is lacking a browse function that would allow users an overview of the scope of categories...

https://digitalmedia.fws.gov/digital/
View Resource Bioimages

Around the country, a number of academic departments in a host of natural science fields have assembled databases of images that are meant to be utilized by researchers and the general public alike. One such project is the Bioimages database, developed by the Department of Biological Sciences at Vanderbilt University. Working in cooperation with a number of other participating institutions and...

http://www.cas.vanderbilt.edu/bioimages/
View Resource The Visual Dictionary

Have you ever wondered what the various parts of a guitar are called? Perhaps you need a refresher on the various types of dresses? The Visual Dictionary website covers both topics in copious detail, along with offering up information on transportation, biology, and the human body. Essentially, the site offers annotated images that identify each part of a given item, such as an automobile or a...

https://infovisual.info/fr
View Resource Cells Alive (Last reviewed in the Scout Report, January 25, 2002)

The Scout Report last profiled the Cells Alive website a number of years ago, and since then a number of new features have been added. The site was created by scientist Jim Sullivan, and it includes images, animations, and descriptions that tell about the function of various cells. On the site visitors can browse through three main sections: "Contents", "Interactive", and "Galleries". In the...

https://www.cellsalive.com/
View Resource Oregon Institute of Marine Biology Slides & Photographs

Learning about the world of marine biology through a well-organized set of images can be quite revealing, and this digital collection from the Oregon Institute of Marine Biology is just right for the job. The collection includes over 7,000 images donated through the decades by faculty, students, visiting faculty, and those with "a passion for the local Coos Bay marine environment and the Oregon...

https://oregondigital.org/sets/oimb
View Resource Public Health Image Library

The goal of the Public Health Image Library (PHIL) is to offer "an organized, universal electronic gateway to the Center for Disease Control's pictures." The site welcomes public health professionals, laboratory scientists, students and the general public to use this material for reference, teaching, presentation, and public health messages. On its homepage, visitors can use the PHIL Quick Search...

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https://phil.cdc.gov/default.aspx