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Biotechnology -- Study and teaching

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Biologically-Inspired Technology

A Web site from Michigan State University (1) is a useful starting point for learning about biologically inspired technologies. In addition to briefly discussing the natural processes that are most commonly studied in the development of such technologies, there is a large collection of links to other research efforts and related material. The Ant Colony Optimization project (2) uses the behavior...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/nsdl/met/2003/0704
Bio-Link: Online Instructional Resources and Clearing House

The Bio-Link consortium of centers was established in 1998 with funds provided by the National Science Foundation. The motivating factor behind creating this consortium was "to improve and expand educational programs that prepare skilled technicians to work in the high-tech fields that drive the U.S. economy." Along with creating a series of bricks-and-mortar regional centers, they have also...

https://bio-link.org/home2/
Teachers' Domain: Biotechnology

Funded by the Amgen Foundation, the Teachers' Domain Biotechnology website provides resources on this broad field for educators to use in their classrooms. The materials are divided into four primary areas, including "Applications", "Careers", and "Tools and Techniques". In the "Applications" area, visitors will find over fifteen activities that include "Animal Cloning 101" and "DNA Extraction"....

https://wisconsin.pbslearningmedia.org/collection/biot/
National Center for Biotechnology Information: Tutorials

The National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) does a number of educational outreach programs, and their tutorials come highly recommended. In the "Web Tutorials" area, visitors will find nine different resources that cover DNA manipulation and the identification of disease genes. A good portion of these materials are collected from publications. Publications include "Comparative...

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/home/tutorials/
Nanobiotechnology Center

Established in 2000 at Cornell University as a science and technology center, the Nanobiotechnology Center works to inform the general public and interested scholars about this growing area of human inquiry. This field of nanotechnology applies the tools and processes of nanofabrication to advance research in life sciences. On their website visitors can look over their programs, workshops, or read...

https://www.nbtc.cornell.edu/
Biotechnology Teachers Resources Online

Educators assembling lessons on biotechnology will find much to appreciate in this list of teacher resources from the North Carolina Biotechnology Center. Here readers will find Animations, Audio files, Case studies, Images, Interactives, Lesson plans and Videos in a variety of biotech-related subjects, from agriculture to ethics to genetics. Of the many beneficial resources here, Understanding...

https://www.ncbiotech.org/resources