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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

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

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

This course looks at medicine from a cross-cultural perspective, focusing on the human, as opposed to biological, side of... see more

The purpose of this resource is to develop an understanding of plants' response to light. Students will do simple... see more

In this two-minute sound segment, a professor of physics and astronomy describes the communication ability of the blue... see more

Features five activities for helping students understand key concepts about cancer -- that "cancer" is a group of more... see more

In this interactive, students explore, at their own pace, how global climate change may affect health issues. Issues... see more

This course is an introduction to the cross-cultural study of bio-medical ethics. It examines moral foundations of the... see more

The issue-focused, peer-reviewed article demonstrates how ecotourism creates an impact on natural ecosystems but more... see more

***All activities from this lesson, with the exception of free alternative activities, are adapted from Florida Science... see more

This learning resource is an interactive multimedia Guide to Cancer Biology. The topics include the hallmarks of cancer,... see more

How Respiratory Syncytial Virus could penetrate  and infect the respiratory tract.

Offers web-based instructional modules based on cutting-edge scientific discoveries. Topics include cell biology &... see more

Test the pH of things like coffee, spit, and soap to determine whether each is acidic, basic, or neutral. Visualize the... see more

Add different salts to water, then watch them dissolve and achieve a dynamic equilibrium with solid precipitate. Compare... see more

In this Starting Point case study, students will explore wetland hydrology and biology. They will decide whether or not... see more

The Virtual Courseware Project produces interactive online simulations to help enhance the learning and teaching of... see more

Life Preservers is a video game based on National Science standards that teaches about evolution, adaptation, and the... see more

This course covers sensing and measurement for quantitative molecular/cell/tissue analysis, in terms of genetic,... see more

This course focuses on the algorithmic and machine learning foundations of computational biology, combining theory with... see more

This course is offered to undergraduates and addresses several algorithmic challenges in computational biology. The... see more