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View Resource Online Biology Book

The Online Biology Book was created by Dr. Michael J. Farabee of Estrella Mountain Community College in Arizona. The textbook represents Farabee's many years of teaching freshman biology and offers "introductory hypertext learning modules for a wide variety of biological topics." It is organized into 41 chapters (and a glossary), all of which are revised and updated frequently. Topics include...

http://www2.estrellamountain.edu/faculty/farabee/biobk/biobo...
View Resource On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, or The Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life

Charles Darwin's contribution to our understanding of science has been called the single best idea anyone ever had. You can read about his ideas, where they originated, and how he supported them in the book that shifted paradigms and continues to stimulate research and debate. The full text is available at this site and is divided into chapters for easy access and reference.

http://www.talkorigins.org/faqs/origin.html
View Resource Organization for Tropical Studies: Undergraduate Program

Based in Costa Rica and administered partly through Duke University, the Organization for Tropical Studies has long been an important training ground for graduate students in tropical biology and conservation. Beginning in 1997, the unparalleled resources and facilities of this organization are available to undergraduates. This site provides a detailed description of the course content,...

https://education.tropicalstudies.org/en/education/undergrad...
View Resource Research Link 2000

An ambitious project of The Council on Undergraduate Research, Research Link 2000 has harnessed the creative powers of college biology faculty "to select, develop and disseminate a group of field-tested, experimental systems and instructional materials that will support the introduction of research-based experiments in introductory biology courses." To that end, the Research Link 2000 homepage...

http://www.cur.org/projects_and_services/research_link_2000/
View Resource Guide to Internet Resources for Biological Taxonomy and Classification

The Learning Resources Center at Montgomery Community College in Texas hosts this meta-resource for biological taxonomy. Beginners will want to start with the overviews of taxonomy and navigate from the Kingdom level to layers of further differentiation. Each overview provides brief summaries of (and links to) Webpages containing relevant information.

http://web.tenafly.k12.nj.us/~hsspecialed/History%20and%20Di...
View Resource Problem-based Learning in Biology

Peter Ommundsen, instructor at Selkirk College (Canada), has put together these online resources targeting undergraduates. The resources give an overview, examples, exercises, and references in problem-based learning and critical thinking. The resources are concise and serve as helpful introductions to each topic.

http://capewest.ca/pbl.html
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 Zoo Test: A Self-Testing Website for Animal Biology

This Web site was developed by Rick Gillis and Roger Haro of the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse Biology Department as a study guide for Animal Biology students. By navigating through the self tests that include images of animal cells, tissues, and structures, students can review or learn about the animal kingdom. Organisms ranging from protozoa to vertebrates are included in three self tests....

http://bioweb.uwlax.edu/zootest/
View Resource Critical Thinking in Biology Using Case Studies

Peter Ommundsen, instructor at Selkirk College (Canada), has put together these online resources targeting undergraduates. The resources give an overview, examples, exercises, and references in problem-based learning and critical thinking. The resources are concise and serve as helpful introductions to each topic.

http://capewest.ca/ct.html
View Resource zeroBio

Elliott Kimmel may have created zeroBio for the students of London, Ontario's Central Secondary School, but high school biology students anywhere would benefit tremendously from a visit to this extensive collection of biology learning resources. In addition to functioning as an online biology textbook, zeroBio offers dissection photos for a number of specimens, multimedia presentations,...

http://www.execulink.com/~ekimmel/index.htm
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