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This is a fun Flash application that can be used to learn about basic cell biology.  The learning materials include... see more

In this interactive activity, students will be able to create a genetically identical clone of a brown female mouse. This... see more

This animation provides a fun simulation on cloning. The problem stated in the animation is that the newly created... see more

Scientists isolate DNA for genetic testing, body identification and analysis of forensic evidence. In this virtual lab,... see more

This site provides a very informative and interactive simulation on DNA microarray analysis. Students are able to perform... see more

This video provides you with a D.I.Y. method on extracting your own DNA. The video will also help show the strings and... see more

In Gene Control, you are able to control the epigenetic signals in the gene. You will be able to visualize what occurs to... see more

In this colorful, interactive animation, students are able to learn about stem cell niches, to explore the various stem... see more

The Gonochek-II test is used diagnostically to identify the pathogenic Neisseria species (N. gonorrhoeae and N.... see more

This module provides a description of gram staining including the purpose, the mechanism, the components, the methods and... see more

The Kirby-Bauer disc diffusion method is one of several standard methods used to measure susceptibility of bacterial... see more

The latex agglutination technique is used to distinguish Streptococcus species from one another based on the Lancefield... see more

A karyotype is an organized outline of a person's chromosome.  This interactive exploration permits the user to organize... see more

The reward pathway is accountable for driving our feelings of motivation, reward and behavior. In this interactive... see more

This site contains an intiutive key program that aids in the identification of unknown fungi. Easy and full versions of... see more

This interactive activity gives students the opportunity to be a scientist and choose between four unidentified fossil... see more

NOVA's website provides a unique, interactive game designed to educate teenagers and young adults on how field... see more

This video provides information on the obesity epidemic. The fact that someone is obese can be very dependent on their... see more

This site presents the scientific method to explore and understand pest control in sweet basil.  Real field data is used... see more

This is an eloquently simple and straightforward simulation to show the importance of minerals in plant nutrition. ... see more

There are many analogies that teachers have developed to represent the process of protein synthesis. Teachers may adapt... see more

The QuickVue+ Strep A test kit is used to detect Streptococcus pyogenes (group A) from a pure culture or directly from a... see more

In Space Doctor, three alien patients have come into your clinic with a genetic disorder. In this colorful and exciting... see more

In this interactive exploration, learn how water levels coming in and out of a lake determine and influence its elevation... see more