Resources

Use these links to find resources and databases related to science education

APS online

Educational resources of the American Physiological Society

Ask a scientist a question

This is a website for students to ask scientists questions.

Bio.com: Biotechnology & Pharmaceutical News, Jobs, Software, Protocols, Events

Information and services relating to biotechnology. Contains links to educational programs and resources.

Biolink: Training the biotechnology workforce

An NSF funded national advanced technological education center for biotechnology that provides resources and curriculum for biotechnology education in the classroom and workforce.

Bioinsights

Offers education, training, and staffing solutions to the global bioscience industry.

Biospace

Has a current events section that is updated daily and contains links to newspaper articles and news programs from around the country.

Biotech: Life Sciences Resources and Reference Tools

Contains a searchable biotech glossary as well as articles on a variety of topics and links to additional resources.

Biotechnology Classroom Protocols & Labs

Protocols for five biotechnology lab explorations.

Biotechnology Information Directory Section

Contains links to education, employment, employment, and news in the biotech field.

Biotechnology Outreach About Access Excellence

Sponsored by the University of Wisconsin Biotechnology Center and UW-Extension. It has many biotechnology resources.

Cells Alive!

A site that use video microscopy to show live cells.

Cloning in Focus

This University of Utah site offers great information on cloning including an interactive cloning activity.

DNA from the Beginning

An animated primer on the basics of DNA, genes, and heredity.

DNA Interactive

Multimedia guide to the discovery of DNA. Includes teacher’s guides and link to myDNAi, which teachers can use for free to organize resources and obtain a unique website for their students to visit.

DOEgenomes.org: genome programs of the U.S. department of energy

Information of biofuel, genomics. Also links to images.

Fralin Biotechnology Center: Outreach At Fralin

The Fralin Biotechnology Center at Virginia Tech provides information about different types of biotechnology and science education/outreach programs as well as useful links for educators.

Gene Almanac

The Dolan DNA learning center’s portal to their various sites.

Genetics Education Center

From the University of Kansas Medical Center, contains information and resources on human genetics and the Human Genome Project.

Home Page for Dr. Toby M Horn

Toby Horn, co-Director of the Carnegie Academy for Science Education (CASE), created the site which contains excellent resources and ideas related to biotechnology education.

Howard Hughes Medical Institute: Biomedical Research & Science Education

Contains information about molecular biology and genetics of human diseases.

Human Genome Project Information

Includes information on DNA, genes, and gene mapping.

LifeSciencesWorld

An online resource for biotechnology, pharmaceutical, medical devices and life sciences industries.

I am an African American Scientist

Provides information on minorities in Science, Math, Engineering, and Medicine.

Inside Cancer

A multimedia guide to the biology of cancer.

Massachusetts Society for Medical Research

A non-profit science education organization whose goals include improving literacy and increasing enthusiasm in biological sciences.

MendelWeb

Includes resources and information related to Mendelian genetics.

National Human Genome Research Institute

Contains information about Human Genome Research

New England Aquarium

Contains educational material as well as a schedule of upcoming events.

Nobleprize.org Educational Games

These games and simulations, based on Prize-winning achievements, will teach and inspire you while you’re having fun.

Online School

An online guide to Life Science resources

The Biology Project

From the University of Arizona, an online interactive website for learning biology.

Your genes your health

Multimedia guide to genetic disorders.

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