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Peer Review

The Biology Project: Biochemistry



Overall Rating:

4.33 stars
Content Quality: 4 stars
Effectiveness: 4 stars
Ease of Use: 5 stars
Reviewed: Mar 14, 2002 by Chemistry Editorial Board
Overview: This site is part of the larger site called " The Biology Project" developed by the University of Arizona. The Biochemistry site consists of an excellent set of topics and exercises. It also includes a section on Molecular Visualization activities. Even after several attempts, this reviewer was not able to carry out any of the Molecular Visualization activities using the recommended modeling software downloaded from the link provided in the section
Learning Goals: Problems sets and exercises in understanding Biochemistry
Target Student Population: Biochemistry students (some parts are oriented to Univeristy of Arizona students)
Prerequisite Knowledge or Skills: Taking Biochemistry course and special visualization software
Type of Material: Tutorial
Technical Requirements: To use the Visulaizations you need to download special software

Evaluation and Observation

Content Quality

Rating: 4 stars

Potential Effectiveness as a Teaching Tool

Rating: 4 stars
Strengths: In conjunction with a textbook this can be a comprehensive learning module.

Ease of Use for Both Students and Faculty

Rating: 5 stars