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DNA from the Beginning is an animated tutorial on DNA, genes and heredity. The science behind each concept is explained... see more

The entry point to an extensive site concerning the nervous system and neuroscience. The site includes descriptive... see more

This interactive site allows participants to learn about skeletal anatomy by viewing the bones of a human, chimpanzee,... see more

Key biological concepts animated as narrated and stepped tutorials, along with quizzes.

This is a companion site to the PBS series Evolution. It contains numerous interactive exercises and simulations keyed to... see more

An excellent survey of osteoporosis suitable for a wide audience including practicing physicians

This site provides information about cell components (such as cell wall, cell membrane, nucleus, endoplasmic reticulum,... see more

WOW lessons are designed for infusion into the existing science curriculums for college freshmen and advanced high school... see more

Students play the role of predators on moths on a tree trunk. Then, they play the role of biologist, analyzing the... see more

Time lapse movies of plant growth from germination to flowering, including tropic responses, nastic movement and... see more

Tutorials and interactive quizzes covering cells, mitosis, meiosis, the cell cycle, prokaryotes, eukaryotes, & viruses.... see more

People have misconceptions about evolution. Some are simple misunderstandings; ideas that develop in the course of... see more

An introduction to toxic chemicals and environmental health risks you might encounter in everyday life, in everyday... see more

Protein Explorer provides a user interface to the Chime plugin allowing easy manipulation and viewing of PDB structure... see more

The lab will familiarize you with the science and techniques used to make transgenic flies. Transgenic organisms, which... see more

Interactive multimedia and simulations content in Shockwave/Flash on human physiology with extra topics in anatomy and... see more

An educational site focused on modern human genetics analysis. Has both on-line activities and instructions for labs and... see more

Assignments with linked, online multiple-choice quizzes were developed for a non-majors introductory biology course.  The... see more

Teaching large, undergraduate, non-major biology courses represents an enormous hurdle for any instructor. Effectiveness... see more is an authoritative source of information about the brain and nervous system for the public. The site is a... see more

Explores factors associated with disease emergence & re-emergence & considers the human activities that can increase or... see more

The Virtual Cell site contains 20 different animations of cellular and molecular processes aimed at the introductory... see more

A compendium of thousands of pictures of plants and plant structures organized phylogenetically. This collection covers... see more

The purpose of this study was to investigate student perceptions of virtual biology labs used in two online introductory... see more