Internet Links

   Science Sites

OneLook Dictionary
Online dictionary search engine.

Biology Prefixes & Suffixes
A listing of prefixes and suffixes commonly used in biological terminology.  Definitions and examples are provided.  An interactive quiz is also available.

More Prefixes & Suffixes
A more extensive listing of biology prefixes and suffixes provided by Carolina AP Science.

Graphics Gallery
Diagrams of biological processes.  Each diagram includes a short explanation / summary of what is shown. 

Free biological images for educational purposes.  A search function is provided if you are looking for something specific.

Molecular Expressions
Extensive microscopy website that includes information on microscopes and the objects photographed, interactive tutorials, and outstanding graphics.

Interactive Concepts in Biochemistry
Multimedia site with information on a vast number of biochemical topics.  Includes a "cutting edge" section 
that addresses applications of biochemistry to real-world problems.  Information is supplemented with 
outstanding graphics and flash animations.   

Sumanas, Inc. Multimedia Development Services
This site includes a number of animations on a variety of molecular biology topics.  The mini-movies can be viewed frame-by-frame with captions or played through with narration. 

Biotechnology Online
This site provides background information on what biotechnology is and applications of the science.  Worksheets, 
animations, and interactives supplement the site's content.

Secrets of the Sequence
Virginia Commonwealth University has assembled, at no charge, 50 of the best episodes from the public television series "secrets of the sequence".
Scroll the playlist or use their search engine to find a specific video clip.  A lesson plan is provided with each video.

DNA from the Beginning
An outstanding site that covers the main concepts on DNA, genes, and heredity.  Animations, image galleries, 
video interviews, quizzes, and links are included for each topic.  Use the "Table of Contents & Index" link to 
quickly see all this site has to offer. 

DNA Workshop
Interactive activity covering the processes of DNA replication and protein synthesis (transcription and translation).

Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man
Database of human genes and genetic disorders.

Photographs of select Human Genetic Disorders
Great photographs of numerous human genetic disorders.  Alphabetical listing provided.

Genetic Science Learning Center
Everything you wanted to know and more about genetics.  Includes information from basic inheritance to modern biotechnology.  A great gel electrophoresis demo is included on this site.

Putting DNA to Work
Marian Koshland Science Museum's online exhibit provides background information on DNA and deals with  some of the applications of DNA technology.  

Real Hybrid Animals
Photographs of actual hybrids and explanations of their production. 

Switch Zoo
Fun site where you can create your own fictitious hybrid animals.

Understanding Evolution
Created by the University of California Museum of Paleontology, this site is terrific for high school.  The content is 
well written and very comprehensive and most topics have links to corresponding lesson plans.

Natural Perspective
General descriptions on most of the kingdoms of life with great graphics.  The pictures are more worthwhile than the information.

Multiple choice graphical quizzes covering all body systems and more. You are able to check your answers immediately and correct answers are provided along with your score.  

Interactive Health Tutorials
Health education resources on a wide variety of topics.  Each tutorial explains a procedure or condition in very easy to understand terms.  
Each one also has the option of running with periodic questions being posed to the reader.

Anatomy of the Eye
          All anatomical features of the eye are covered via text and graphical information.  The print option that is included would also provide outstanding flashcards.

Recycle City
Learn ways to reduce, reuse, and recycle waste by clicking on the city's map.   

The Biology Place
 This site is written and maintained by Pearson Education and includes three sections: "BioCoach" (interactive 
 topic info.), "LabBench" (interactive experiments), and an extensive "Glossary"

Biology Online
Provides a biological dictionary and various tutorials with numerous web links.

A division of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, this site covers a variety of biology topics in numerous interactive ways.  



   Student / Teacher Pages

The individuals below have created biology websites.  While these sites are specific to their classes, you may find some of their notes, assignments, and web links, useful. 


Ms. Nancy Clark: Bristol-Plymouth Regional Technical School in Massachusetts

Ms. Shannan Muskopf: Granite City HS in Illinois
Mr. Bruce Faitsch: Guilford HS in Connecticut



   Other Links Lists

Shambles Biology compiled by Mr. Chris Smith

Education Resources for Teachers & Tutors compiled by Mr. Peter Chen
Top Biology Resources Online compiled by Mr. Walter McKenzie

Biology Websites compiled by Mr. Michael Lazaroff

TeachOne compiled by Mr. Raymond Coleman

K-12 Science Ed. Resources compiled by Mr. Bill Beaty

Biolinks compiled by BIOZONE


Updated 4-28-09
Links Verified 6-12-08


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