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View Resource Rediscovering Biology: Molecular to Global Perspectives

Getting ahead in the field of biology is important to young scholars, and staying on top of the material is important to their teachers. The Annenberg Media group has created this thirteen part video course for educators, and recently they placed the complete set of videos online here. The programs include interviews with expert scientists, detailed animations that provide a micro-level view of...

http://www.learner.org/resources/series187.html
View Resource Wetlands International

Established as a non-governmental organization, Wetlands International is concerned with promoting the conservation and wise use of wetlands on the global, regional, and national levels. Much of the information on the site is contained within a dozen or so sections along the left-hand side of the homepage. First-time visitors may want to read through the "About Us" area before proceeding to the...

https://www.wetlands.org/
View Resource Darwin Initiative

As a part of Britain's Department for Environment and Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA), the Darwin Initiative is designed to help countries that are "rich in biodiversity but poor in financial resources." Visitors to this site can learn more about projects funded under the auspices of this laudable venture, learn about their success stories, and also find out more about their partner institutions...

https://www.gov.uk/government/groups/the-darwin-initiative
View Resource World Bank: Biodiversity

Many people are familiar with the World Bank's work in the areas of international finance and economic development, but they may not be aware of their work in the area of biodiversity. The World Bank happens to be the world's largest financier of biodiversity, and their work includes supporting the sustainable use of biodiversity outside protected areas, eradication of alien species, and land...

http://www.worldbank.org/en/topic/environment/brief/biodiver...
View Resource National Museum of Natural History: Lesson Plans & Classroom Resources Screenshot

The National Museum of Natural History has a myriad of exciting resources for those who wish to help young people learn about natural history. On the site, visitors can make their way through three sections: Lesson Plans, Web-based Student Activities, and Resources for Teachers & Classrooms. In the Lesson Plans area, visitors can browse resources that include the Ocean Portal, which features...

http://naturalhistory.si.edu/education/classroom_resources.h...
View Resource Biodiversity Heritage Library Screenshot

The Biodiversity Heritage Library (BHL) “is a consortium of natural history and botanical libraries that cooperate to digitize and make accessible the legacy literature of biodiversity held in their collections.” Partnering with the Internet Archive, these wonderful items have been brought together for consideration by the general public. All told, there are over 79,000 items in this collection...

https://archive.org/details/biodiversity
View Resource HHMI BioInteractive: Patterns and Processes in Ecology Screenshot

BioInteractive, an innovative educational resource from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI), features a plethora of award-winning multimedia resources related to science education, from short films to virtual labs to holiday lectures. This collection of lectures by Princeton University professors Dr. Robert M. Pringle and Dr. Corina E. Tarnita focuses its attention on the sometimes...

http://www.hhmi.org/biointeractive/patterns-and-processes-ec...