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MERLOT II


    

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Biology Websites

by Stefanie Galasso
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Description:

For use in Secondary School Biology/Living Environment classes.

Course:

SEYS 562

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1.

Biological animations and tutorials


Added 04/21/2014

This is useful to the students as a learning tool.  It will engage them in its graphics while also being a source of education.

2.

Cells Alive!


Added 04/21/2014

This website is useful because of its' interactive qualities.  Students will be able to use these to help with visual learning, also with learning and understanding where something is used.  This will be highly useful for the classroom.

3.

PLOSable Biology (Ask a Biologist)


Added 04/21/2014

This website is unique because even though it is intended for grades K-12, it is available as a resource to illustrate the processes of inquiry for teachers.  This website is useful in the classroom because it can answer many questions common to each student in an interactive and illustrative way.  This website increases the students' inquiry skills.

4.

Understanding Evolution


Added 04/21/2014

This website is useful mainly because it gives you a teachers' guide to teaching evolution.  Evolution, if not taught correctly, could be a confusing thing.  This website serves as the basis for a good evolution lesson.  It also has an interactive section that can be useful for the visual learners.

5.

Chickscope


Added 04/21/2014

Chickscope is an interactive tool to help foster students' understanding in many topics of biology.  For example, the embryology portion shows day-to-day pictures of the 21 day cycle to hatch a chick.  This is something students will get engaged in and become excited about.  It will be very useful in the classroom.

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