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Biology -- Computer simulation

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View Resource Cell Biology Animation

Available in English and six other languages, this interactive site provides dynamic insight into the lives of cells. Readers may select from just under two dozen categories, including Amino Acids, DNA, Mitosis, and many others. Each section harbors a new activity that explains an aspect of how cells work. For instance, readers may select Meiosis, which will pull up a cell that is ready to divide....

View Resource University of Maryland: Graphics and Visual Informatics Laboratory

The University of Maryland's Graphics and Visual Informatics Laboratory (GVIL), which is part of the Department of Computer Science and the University of Maryland Institute for Advanced Computer Studies, promotes research and education in computer graphics, scientific visualization, and virtual environments. Its goal is "to improve the efficiency and usability of visual computing applications in...
View Resource Flash Tutorials for Biological Sciences

Over the past few years, staff members at Carnegie Mellon University's Department of Biological Sciences and the Office of Technology for Education have created an impressive suite of multimedia course materials to assist science instructors. The materials here are divided into four primary sections, including "Interactive Animations", "Biology Labs", and "Supplemental Interactives". In the...
View Resource MathBench Biology Modules

Created by a group of educators at the University of Maryland, the goal of the MathBench Biology Modules is "to integrate quantitative approaches and mathematics more deeply into the undergraduate curriculum." As they note on their website "the modules are not full of equations and proofs. Instead we try to bring math to life using intuitive approaches, everyday situations, and even humor."...
View Resource High School Biology Resources

The Concord Consortium is a non-profit educational technology group that has been designing teacher-ready tools, from lesson plans to activities, for over two decades. It is no surprise, then, that this site offers such compelling visual simulations for biology educators and their students. Here readers will find over a dozen freely available and beautifully designed activities on subjects such as...