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Biology I: WWW Resources


A View of Life:
  1. What is "Good Science"? University of California, Berkeley
  2. Scientific Method and the Cell the Fundamental Unit of Life. University of Arizona
Atoms and Molecules:
  1. A Question of Scale Bruce Bryson at WordWizz
  2. A Colorful and Easy to Use Periodic Table by Yinon Bentor
  3. Basic Chemistry Tutorial for Biology University of Arizona
  4. Types of Chemcial Reactions Roanoke Valley Governor's School
  5. The Particle Adventure - For a curious student Particle Data Group
  6. General Chemistry Online Fred Sense at Frostburg State University
Organic Compounds:
  1. Biological Molecules Lab Tutorial North Harris College by RM Chute
  2. Large Molecules Problem Set University of Arizona
Cellular Organization:
  1. Cell Tutorial from Cells Alive
  2. Cytoskeleton Tutorial University of Arizona
  3. Size Comparison: Virus, Bacteria, Red Blood Cell, Lymphocyte and Human Sperm Cells Alive
  4. Prokaryotes, Eukaryotes and Viruses University of Arizona
  5. Plant Cell Structure Koning, Ross E., Plant Physiology Website
  6. Cells and Cancer Kimball's Biology Pages
  7. Apoptosis(Cell death) Kimball's Biology Pages
Biological Membranes:
  1. Brownian Motion Animation Michael Fowler at University of Virginia
  2. Animations on Diffusion and Osmosis Joseph Patlak at University of Vermont
  3. Junctions between Cells Kimball's Biology Pages
  4. Phagocytosis, Pinocytosis, Receptor- Mediated Endocytosis(LDL receptors) Kimball's Biology Pages
Energy and Metabolism:
  1. Energy, Enzymes, and Catalysis Problem Set University of Arizona
Cellular Respiration:
  1. Cellular Respiration Kimball's Biology Pages
  2. Questions with Tutorial - Excellent on Cellular Respiration University of Arizona
Photosynthesis - Capturing Energy:
  1. Photosnthesis Problem Sets and Tutorials I. University of Arizona
  2. Photosynthesis Problem Set 2 University of Arizona
  3. Photosynthetic Pigments University of California, Berkeley
  4. What is Photosynthesis? Arizona State University
  5. Chemistry of Bioluminescence University of California Santa Barbara
Chromosomes, Mitosis and Meiosis:
  1. Microscopic views of Mitosis North Harris College
  2. The Cell Cycle and Mitosis University of Arizona
  3. Determining time spent in different phases of the cell cycle University of Arizona
  4. Meiosis Tutorial University of Arizona
  5. Regulation of the Cell Cycle Kimball's Biology Pages
Basic Principles of Heredity:
  1. Glossary of Genetic Terms National Institutes of Health
  2. Mendelian Genetics - University of Arizona University of Arizona
  3. Introduction to Probability theory University of Arizona
  4. Mendelian Genetics Phillip McClean, North Dakota State University
  5. Genetics Practice Problems J. Stein Carter at Clermont College
Human Genetics:
  1. Genes and Human Disease National Institutes of Health
  2. Gene Map of the Human Genome National Institutes of Health
  3. Genetic Disorder Corner Genetic Science Learning Center
  4. Human Blood Typing and Genetics Problem Set University of Arizona
  5. Three Karyotypes to Evaluate and Diagnose University of Arizona
  6. Prenatal Testing, Pictures of Karyotypes University of Utah Health Sciences
  7. Photos of Human karyotypes University of Washington Pathology
  8. Photographs of Human Genetic Diseases Dr. Edward C. Klatt MD, Department of Pathology, University of Utah
  9. Online Genetics activities and Problems Genetic Science Learning Center
  10. "Dervish Disorder" challenge activity Genetic Science Learning Center
  11. Genetics and Rare Conditions University of Kansas Medical Center
  12. Mitochondrdial Control Region DNA Learning Center
DNA-Genetic Code:
  1. DNA From the Beginning Dolan DNA Learning Center, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
  2. Nucleic Acids Problem Set University of Arizona
  3. Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for 1993
    discovery of split genes.
RNA-Protein Synthesis:
  1. Protein Kinesis: Getting Proteins to Their Destination Kimball's Biology Pages
  2. Outline of all the Protein Synthesis Steps. Terre Haute Center For Medical Education
  3. Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for 1999
    "proteins have intrinsic signals that govern their transport and localization in the cell."
Control of Gene Expression:
  1. Coloning and Molecular Analysis of Genes Phillip McClean, North Dakota State University
  2. To Know Ourselves
  3. Eukaryotic Gene Expression Problem Set University of Arizona
  4. Lac Operator-repressor Regulation System. University of Arizona
  5. How early embryo's are formed Nobel Prize 1995
Genetic Engineering:
  1. Blackett Family DNA Activity University of Arizona
  2. DNA Forensics Problem Set 1 (RFLP) University of Arizona
  3. DNA Forensic Problem Set 2 University of Arizona
  4. Recombinant DNA Technology Problem Set University of Arizona
  5. Split Genes - Nobel Prize Illustration
  6. DNA Fingerprinting Dr. R. E. Hurlbert Washington State University
Evolution - Mechanisms and Evidence:
  1. Understanding EvolutionBerkeley Education
  2. Evolution from PBS
  3. Library of Many Evolution Sites and videos PBS
  4. Which Embryo is Human Exploratorium
  5. Evolution on the Web Robert P. Gendron at Indiana University of Pennsylvania
  6. Timeline of Evolutionary Thought University of California, Berkeley
  7. UCMP Web Lift for Geologic Time! University of California, Berkeley
  8. The World of Richard Dawkins
  9. Amber - A View of the Past Amberica West.
  10. Understanding Evolution University of California Museum of Paleontology
Population Genetics:
  1. Various Hardy Weinberg Examples Judith Stanhope at Woodrow Wilson Biology Institute
  2. Population Genetics -- Hardy Weinberg University of Arizona
  3. Population and Evolutionary Genetics Phillip McClean, North Dakota State University
Speciation and Macroevolution:
  1. Vertebrate Flight - An example of convergent evolution University of California, Berkeley
  2. UC Berkeley - Discovery of Sulawesi Coelacanths University of California, Berkeley
  3. Alfred Wegener. The Origins of Continents and Oceans University of California, Berkeley
  4. Dinosaures Where not Alone PBS - NOVA
  5. The Dinosauria: Truth is Stranger than Fiction University of California, Berkeley
  6. Web Site for Endangered Species Bagheera
Primate Evolution:
  1. Becoming Human The Institute of Human Origins
  2. Human Evolution PBS
  3. The Long Foreground: Human Prehistory Department of History - Washington State University
  4. Prominent Hominid Fossils Talk Origins
  5. Human Prehistory D. I. Loizos
  6. Anthropololgy Tutorials Behavioral Sciences Department, Palomar College
  7. Lucy Institute of Human Orgins
  8. Primates and Apes Photography Primates.com
  9. The Latest Neanderthals Scientific American
  10. Archaeologyinfo.com
Viruses:
  1. Herpes Virus Replication University of California, Irvine
  2. Virurs Utra Structure University of Cape Town
  3. Viruses and Bacteria Cells Alive
  4. HIV Infection -Check out the sites on the HIV diagram Cells Alive
  5. Mad Cow Disease and Prions Why Files
  6. Epidemic - The World of Infectious Diseases American Museum of Natural History.
  7. Nobel Prize on Prions Illustration
General Biology Sites:
  1. Brain POP (share this with your children)
  2. SciCentral - Can lead you to many sources
  3. General Organic and Biochemistry James K. Hardy and Brooks/Cole Publishing Company
  4. Online Biology Book Maricopa Community College
  5. Excellent Source of Information on Cellular Biology Kimball's Biology Pages
  6. Science News Why Files

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