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General Biology II (Biol 2130)

Resources related to evolution, plant and animal anatomy and physiology, and ecology.
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  • Plants in Motion
    Plants in Motion (Collection)
    Terrific videos of tropic, taxis, and nastic movements. Requires Quicktime.
  • Evolution
    Evolution (Reference Material)
    General evolution materials including videos (housed on PBS).
  • Connecting Concepts: Plant Biology/Water Relations
    Strong connection to material I cover in plant physiology. Very good tutorials and explanations. This is an excellent... More
  • Malaria: Cooperation among Parasite, Vector, and Host
    Basic narrated animation on the life cycle of Plasmodium falciparum and its role in causing malaria.
  • Virtual Foliage
    Virtual Foliage (Collection)
    High quality plant (and plant related) images. Limitation: insufficient notations in some cases.
  • The Biology Project: Mendelian Genetics
    Tangentially related to Biol 2130. Provides Mendelian genetics questions and solutions. Wrong answers bounce one to an... More
  • Woods
    Woods (Simulation)
    Competition simulation among three tree species. Broad range of variable control possible. Excellent for class demo and... More
  • Connecting Concepts: Natural Selection 3: Microevolution: Evolution in a Population
    This offers a very good simulation of the Peppered moth example. The questions at the end provide thorough answers for... More
  • Connecting Concepts: Evolution/Species & Speciation 3: Defining Species: 3 Case Studies
    Students evaluate and interpret data for mosquitoes and pumas to determine whether speciation has occurred. Allows... More
  • Connecting Concepts: Ecology/Population Dynamics 3: Elephant Population Growth
    Advanced population growth analysis. Could be used for advanced students or I could modify what I cover. Good... More
  • The National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science Case Collection
    Case studies for a broad range of topics. Include material for students and instructors. Access to answer keys requires... More
  • Web PopGen
    Web PopGen (Simulation)
    Hardy-Weinberg simulator. Controls are not entirely intuitive. Help option provides explanations at a fairly... More
  • Microarrays Curricula and Resources
    Microarrays Curricula and Resources (Learning Object Repository)
    Six dry-lab microarray simulations that range in complexity can be found here. Materials are classroom-ready and require... More