Pearson BioCoach Activities
Contains tutorials and self-quizzes about a variety of concepts in biology. The tutorials have illustrations and animals for each concept introduced.
Pearson LabBench Activities
A good source of online labs dealing with a variety of subjects in biology. Each lab goes over key concepts, the design of the experiment, analysis of the results and a lab quiz. Each concept is coupled with helpful illustrations or animations.
Evolution: Selected Papers and Commentaries
Provides an overview of evolution and also lists various letters written by Charles Darwin corresponding with critics of his work and fellow scientists.
Koshland Science Museum
Provides introductory information for DNA, inherited diseases, DNA and criminal justice, improving crops and infectious disease. There are several interactive activities, in which students use DNA to predict disease inheritance, solve forensics cases and improve crops.
This site lists pre-made biology PowerPoint presentations and individual slides by topic. Many of the presentations have the capability to show a video of a lecturer while displaying the corresponding slides at the same time.
A useful tool for students or professors. This site allows students to create or view flashcards online. Professors can use this tool to create flashcards for students to download.
An extensive resource for biology animals, video clips and professional lecture series. This site also features several interactive laboratories for various fields in biology. These virtual laboratories allow students to go through various lab procedures online. There are also educational DVDs and CD-ROMs available for purchase.
CBE-Life Sciences Education
Published as an editorial partnership between the Genetics Society of America and the American Society of Cell Biology, CBE-Life Sciences Education covers an extensive array of topics in education across all life science disciples.The journal publishes peer-reviewed articles on life science education at the K-12, undergraduate, and graduate levels.
National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science
Provides an extensive collection of case studies for undergraduate life science and other sciences. This site also has links to numerous othe rsites that list case studies. There is also a section that links to various science education journals.
NSTA: The College Science Classroom
NSTA members have online access to The Journal of College Science Teaching. On this site non-members also have access to science articles with downloadable figures through the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. In addition, there is a link to an online library of case studies, and a searchable database of recommended teaching materials and labware.
University of Delaware: Problem-Based Learning
The University of Delaware provides
Offers links to interesting articles concerning issues in genomics, the environment, biodiversity, biotechnology, evolution, new frontiers and education. The sections deadling with science education and ethical issues in genomes are especially relevant.
Center for Bioethics & Human Dignity
This site has articles deadling with bioethical issues that arise in the field of genetics. The articles come from the perspectives of various authors.
Kennedy Institute of Ethics
This is a search engine that locates articles, books, publications, organizations, and links that relate to bioethics. There is an emphasis on genetics and bioethics.
Peer-Reviewed Education Portal (PREP)
This database is filled with a variety of educational resources such as in-class/lecture exercises, laboratory exercises and protocols, and images/animations which are published and peer-reviewed.
Primers in Genetics
This site includes a series of articles designed to make current research articles useful in an undergraduate classroom or senior seminar. Each primer is tied to a current article and lays out necessary background, explains the approach, describes methodology, guides through the results and sums up the discussion.