- FIRST: The Best Biology Link Site: www.biology.about.com/ is the best link site for Biology at any level. Features include: on-line dissections, AP Biology web links, viewing and rotating macromolecules like DNA and fatty acids, science fair suggestions and other biology web site reviews.
- Microbes.info: http://www.microbes.info/ is an internet gateway portal designed to bring useful and interesting microbiology informational resources to all interested. Microbes.info is a firm starting point for finding information concerning Microbiology.
- The University of Utah ‘Amazing Cells’ website has some excellent animations of cell structure and function: http://learn.genetics.utah.edu/content/begin/cells/
Ideal for Science 8-10 and Biology 11/12
- AP Biology Exam Questions: http://apbio.biosci.uga.edu/exam/essays will allow you to download previous AP Biology Exam essay questions back to 1970. The questions have also been organized by topic if you prefer to access them this way. Get to these ASAP as the College Board is trying to close down all sites like this or move them to AP Central where the material will eventually cost $$$. The site also contains loads of suggestions for AP Bio teachers regarding curriculum presentation and lab tips.
- More links for AP Biology along with the twelve recommended AP Bio Labs(some still under construction) at www.accessexcellence.org/TC/AP The links listed at this site are specifically for AP Biology. Like with many link sites, the URL’s are always changing, so be aware. This site also reviews software and videos.
- An award winning site for the study of cells is simply www.cellsalive.com This site features 3-D images, video, you name it!!! Unfortunately, there is a cost involved to access all parts of the site, BUT, you can still see enough for free to make this site quite useful. This site gives the concept of “send an e-card to a friend” a whole new angle. Try the feature called “How Big?”
- The University of Arizona’s “The Biology Project” can be viewed at www.biology.arizona.edu . The Biology Project contains tutorials with problem sets and suggested world wide web links on eight different topics. Topics include: Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Chemicals and Human Health (very interesting),Developmental Biology, Human Biology, Immunology, Mendelian Genetics and Molecular Biology. Thesite includes features for junior high and middle school biology as well.
- www.bbc.co.uk/science/humanbody/ This is an amazing site which provides beautiful sectional views of the body. It includes descriptions and functions of various organs, nerves, tissues and skeletal features. The site also has some interactive components.