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Biology Lab Resources

MERLOT resources for lab experiences in the life sciences.

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  • Virtual Neurophysiology Lab
    A shockwave based simulation of a dissection of a leech followed by and investigation of the electrical behavior of the... More
  • Virtual Bacterial Identification Lab
    A virtual lab where you carry out the sequential steps to isolate bacterai, purify DNA, PCR amplify the DNA, sequence... More
  • Anatomy and Physiology Lab
    An on-line lab manual for anatomy and physiology. Mostly annotated images. Some histological slides are presented at... More
  • MMID Virtual Microbiology lab
    This site allows a student to test their knowledge of pathogenic bacteria by identifying one to four unknowns. Each case... More
  • The eSkeletons Project
    The eSkeletons Project (Simulation)
    This interactive site allows participants to learn about skeletal anatomy by viewing the bones of a human, chimpanzee,... More
  • Get Body Smart:  Anatomy and Physiology
    A tutorial with flash animations on the human systems; part of the Get Body Smart web site (by ConceptCreators, Inc.)... More
  • Howard Hughes Medical Institute
    The Howard Hughes Medical Institute offers virtual labs in different subjects as a means of spreading education about... More
  • Connecting Concepts: Natural Selection 3: Microevolution: Evolution in a Population
    Students play the role of predators on moths on a tree trunk. Then, they play the role of biologist, analyzing the... More