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View Resource The Biology Place

If you are interested in what the future of educational resources on the Internet may look like, visit the Biology Place. This resource for teachers in the biological sciences will have a "grand opening" on August 19th, but is available now for previewing. For four weeks after the site's opening, all resources will be free of charge; then each teacher (along with up to 250 of his/her students)...

https://www.pearsonschool.com/index.cfm?locator=PSZxAa
View Resource The Problem of Regeneration

The tagline for the iBioSeminars website is "Bringing the World's Best Biology to You" and they deliver on their promise by offering talks on genetic engineering, nanotechnology, and other fields of scientific endeavor. Visitors are welcome to scan through all of their offerings, but they would do well to start with this authoritative look into the history of regeneration. Offered by Professor...

https://www.ibiology.org/?option=com_content&view=article&id...
View Resource The MacKinney Collection of Medieval Medical Illustrations

Professor Loren C. MacKinney came to the study of medieval history via his training at the University of Wisconsin and the University of Grenoble, France. During his time as a professor at the University of North Carolina, he amassed a remarkable collection of manuscripts and images related to the history of medieval medicine. He was beloved by his students for his intellectual curiosity and his...

https://dc.lib.unc.edu/cdm/landingpage/collection/mackinney/
View Resource The Science of HIV/AIDS

The folks at the BioEd Online website have crafted this very helpful set of educational materials for those who seek to teach their students about HIV/AIDS. The materials here will help students understand the virus that causes AIDS, how infectious agents multiply in organisms, and the worldwide spread of HIV/AIDS. The "Individual Activities" section contains five separate educational activities,...

http://www.bioedonline.org/lessons-and-more/teacher-guides/h...
View Resource NOVA: Journey of the Butterflies

Where do butterflies journey each year? Many in North America end up in a sanctuary in the highlands of Mexico and NOVA has the complete story on this remarkable migration. To capture this story, NOVA's filmmakers used a helicopter, ultralight, and hot-air balloon for amazing aerial views along the transcontinental route. Visitors can watch the entire program here, including a number of great...

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http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/nature/journey-butterflies.html
View Resource Energetics, Structure, and Kinetics

Based at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech), this particular course website offers a "detailed analysis of three of the four classes of biological molecules (proteins, nucleic acids, and lipids) and the forces that shape them." Visitors to the site will note that they can view a description of the course here, and also look over the syllabus, lecture notes, course policies, and...

http://saf.bio.caltech.edu/bi170a/
View Resource Research Techniques Workbook Modules

The people at the biology department at Hunter College in New York City have created these different primers on creating and maintaining a scientific workbook for college students and others. Visitors can start their journey here by clicking on the "Synopsis" area to learn about what is covered in the first ten primers. The subjects include "Keeping a Research Lab Notebook", "Using a Balance", and...

http://biology.hunter.cuny.edu/tech/table_of_contents.htm
View Resource American Cetacean Society

Cetaceans are the marine mammals whales, dolphins, and porpoises, and the American Cetacean Society (ACS) protects all of them and their habitats. The "About ACS" page on their website reveals that the founders of the organization were originally looking to harvest whales for their meat in the hopes that they could eradicate world hunger. Instead, they found the whale population in dire straits,...

https://www.acsonline.org/
View Resource Microarrays Media Book

A team of researchers at Davidson College created this fascinating online tutorial, and they refer to it as a "textbook for a technology society". There are four interrelated modules here which use 3D animation and interactive learning tools to help students understand functional genomics and its applications. Each module has a number of smaller sections that contain basic summaries of each...

http://gcat.davidson.edu/Pirelli/index.htm
View Resource Software Tools for Academics and Researchers Biochem: Protein 3-D Viewer

Created by researchers at MIT's Software Tools for Academics and Researchers (STAR) initiative, this website offers interested parties a 3-D protein viewer that "allows students to learn key concepts about the biology of proteins in an interactive manner." First-time users may want to start by clicking on the "Video Tutorial" on the homepage to get a basic sense of how the viewer works. The site...

http://star.mit.edu/biochem/
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