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WWW.Skoool.ie Notes and support from this fledgling, Irish, educational, site are specifically designed for the needs of the Irish syllabus at both Leaving and Junior Certificate level. Teachers and Students are further advised that there are resources on all subjects available at Leaving Cert.net and at ScoilNet. These are terrific and totally free sites.

  1. Access Excellence, launched in 1993, is a national educational programme that provides high school biology and life science teachers' with access to their colleagues, scientists, and critical sources of new scientific information

  2. Access Excellence Resource Centre. are expanding their Resource Centre to include more graphics and, coming soon, links to some great animations of life processes.

  3. A Hypertextbook Cell Biology Chapter Directory

  4. A Hypertextbook of Biology---The Chapters

  5. A mega link from Yahoo with hundreds of links to terrific biology resources online

  6. All the Virology on the WWW seeks to be the best single site for Virology information on the Internet. It may take students years to explore this site fully.

  7. Biochemical Reactions In The Cell This unit looks at the two main biochemical reactions that are involved in the trapping and release of energy in cells. This site is provided by Teachnet

  8. Bio-Chem Links. Educational Resources for Biology Students with terrific links, some of which appear elsewhere on this page

  9. BIODIDAC A bank of digital resources for teaching biology. A data bank of thousands of images, with short descriptions, in zoology, botany and histology.

  10. Biology lessons for prospective and practising teachers. This provides an excellent introductory, online course to students beginning their biology studies

  11. Biology resources from Andy Darvill. This web site contains materials he has written for use in lessons, downloads, information about other software, and revision tips. You can find your way around it all using the bar at the top of each page. Great links including terrific online frog dissection

  12. Biology resources for educators, pupils and the general public from Biology4ALL. Great resources and links.

  13. Biology from The Open Door. (Suitable for beginners) Includes topic chapters, facts and figures, practical work, questions, quizzes and plays.

  14. Bio Links. There are no adequate superlatives to describe this site. It is simply terrific and has loads of links to related topics.Click on a subject topic to access a selection of useful websites. Click on "New Links this month" to view the latest sites that have been added each month without visiting each topic page.

  15. BioPoint Hotlist This is a mega link to hundreds of other biology links

  16. Biology Links. Instructional Resources in Biology from the Harvard University website. A mega link with great links to great resources

  17. Biology Links. Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from the Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, Harvard University. Some of these links are geared for university students but many lead to great resources, suitable for Leaving Certificate Biology Students

  18. Biotechnology Explorer program was designed to help teachers bridge the gap between science in the classroom and technology in the real world. Scroll to the end of the page and follow the links for some great resources and further links.

  19. Biosis. To facilitate understanding of the living world by helping researchers, educators, students and others to access information relevant to the life sciences. Click on Resources to find further megalinks.

  20. Biotech Applied looks at the practical applications of biotechnology - including drug development, the use of bacteria in industry, biotechnology on the farm and at the dinner table (the issue of genetically modified foods), the use of DNA forensics, and strategies for introducing biotechnology into the classroom. This is a mega link (links to hundreds of other excellent links). Click on one of the group headings :Issues and Bioethics, Biotech applied, Graphics Gallery, Careers in Biotechnology, and Biotech Chronicles.

  21. Biotech. This site was created to centralize resources for scientists, educators and students alike. Take a moment to browse through the categories and stretch yourself beyond the realms of your field. Come in, relax, learn ....

  22. Biozone International invites you to download their free samples. You will be asked to complete a simple registration form before you download the samples. To view PDF files, you need to have Adobe Acrobat Reader installed

  23. Biozone International produces quality resources for students and teachers of senior biology. Click on a subject topic listed below to access a selection of excellent websites. Click on "New Links this month" to view the latest sites that have been added each month without visiting each topic page.

  24. Botany (Biosciences) A mega link to loads of other excellent links.

  25. Bugs in the News. Click on a featured article and follow the links

  26. Cell Biology (BIOL 1000) Dr. Sutherland's Spring 1999 Exams You'll need the Acrobat Reader to view the exams. Because these are PDF files, you may print them out as high quality documents if you chose. When you have finished with a test, hit the Back button to return to this page.

  27. Cell Biology from BUBL LInk. Catalogue of Internet Resources

  28. Computer-Enhanced Science Education: The Whole Frog Project Computers can't teach everything in anatomy, but they can teach some things better, either by themselves or through synergy with conventional methods. Try out this award-winning virtual frog- as a case in point.

  29. Cut to the heart?

  30. The image gallery Dennis Kunkel Microscopy, Inc. contains hundreds of micrographs of scientific, biological and medical subjects photographed with electron microscopes. They are strictly copyrighted though some educational use is allowed. Read the terms

  31. Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology

  32. Download video clips for your classroom from Cells Alive. Click on the links on the left and top of the page

  33. Educator Resources in Biology by Joe Reed. Biology students, who have several years to spare, will thoroughly enjoy this mega link (A link to hundreds of other links). Superb material, online tests with instant feedback, slides, film shows, mouse sensitive pop-up menus, the list is endless. A few of the links are obsolete but overall this is a great site.

  34. EMCC Biology Internet Resources. This is a mega link that leads to hundred of further biology links. Do not be disheartened by the 404s, the majority work

  35. Entomology Index of Internet Resources is an attempt to organize the thousands of informational resources available to entomologists. Without a site such as this, entomologists could waste a lot of time looking for good entomological information on the internet without much success.

  36. Frank Potter's Science Gems - Life Science1. This is a mega link to hundreds of other links to great resources for physics students.

  37. Green Plants as Organisms. All the modules in the Science Power Station will follow the same procedure and will help you to become an expert Scientist.

  38. Glossary of Biological Terms

  39. Mark Rothery's Biology Web Site. This site is aimed mainly at AQA (B) AS & A2 (A level) Biology and most content is behind the links module 1,2 & 3. Here you will find extensive notes, summaries and past paper questions

  40. Molecular Biology Notebook. The biology of the cell: A comprehensive package for the hands-on teaching of Molecular Biology.

  41. National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) members and non-members have recommended these Biology websites for classroom use.

  42. Plant Life Cycles and Angiosperm Development by Susan R. Singer from Embryology: Constructing the Organism (S.F. Gilbert and A. M. Raunio, eds.) 1997. Sinauer Associates, Sunderland, MA.

  43. Science from BJ Pinchbeck's Home Helper. Scroll to Biology or Chemistry or Physics or LifeScience as you require

  44. Talk.origins is a Usenet newsgroup devoted to the discussion and debate of biological and physical origins. Links to hundreds of other similar sites

  45. Terrific Biology resources on this page. This is a mega link that takes students and teachers to truly great resources

  46. The Interactive frog Dissection was designed for use in high school biology classrooms. It is a valuable preparation tool for your Leaving Certificate and, possibly, a useful substitute for laboratory dissection.

  47. The Reproductive System. This site is designed to help students understand the human reproductive system. It covers such topics as the anatomy of the male and female reproductive systems, the hormones that influence these systems, fertilization, sterilization, and transmission of HIV

  48. The Animal Diversity Web. Click on an animal to the left for a shortcut to your favorite group, or enter the database at Kingdom Animalia for their complete collection.

  49. The Biodiversity and Biological Collections Web Server is devoted to information of interest to systematists and other biologists of the organismic kind. This is a mega link with loads of links to great biology materials

  50. The Tree of Life is a collaborative web project, produced by biologists from around the world. Each page contains information about one group of organisms (for example, the Coleoptera page gives information about all beetles, the Salticidae page about jumping spiders.

  51. The Visible Human Project is the creation of complete, anatomically detailed, three-dimensional representations of the normal male and female human bodies. Acquisition of transverse CT, MR and cryosection images of representative male and female cadavers has been completed. The male was sectioned at one millimeter intervals, the female at one-third of a millimeter intervals.

  52. The Visible Human Project has generated over 18000 digitized sections of the body. The animations and images in this tour use a few of these images to demonstrate planes of section and other introductory concepts in anatomy.


MICROORGANISMS

  1. A site on the common cold, the microbes that cause it, how symptoms arise, and treatment. Text, photos, graphics, animation

  2. Cells Alive This site contains descriptions and pictures of various human and bacterial cells. Text, photos, graphics, movies

  3. Centre for Disease Control (USA)

  4. Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD)The incidence of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) is monitored in the UK by the CJD surveillance unit based at the Western General Hospital in Edinburgh, Scotland

  5. Ebola Outbreak: A Talk with Dr. Frederick A. Murphy about the Ebola Virus

  6. Ebola origin is virologists' holy grail. Outbreaks of the Ebola virus such as the recent one in Zaire are very rare but deadly. Searching for its source and solving the mystery of this unusual virus is the ultimate goal for many virologists.

  7. Ebola Virus Information Headquarters

  8. Public Health Laboratory Service (U.K.)


Microbes

  1. Biotech Information. A site launched by the Irish Government in 1999. There are superb links and papers here

  2. European Antimicrobial Resistance Surveillance System

  3. Microbiology

  4. Microbe glows while feeding on pollutants. A newly designed bacterium, genetically engineered to glow as it consumes toxic chemicals, will soon be released to feed on pollutant

  5. Microbes.info--The Microbiology Information Portal. A microbiology information portal containing a vast collection of resources including articles, news, frequently asked questions, and links pertaining to the field of microbiology. This is a superb site, brought to my attention by the webmaster for Microbes.info

  6. Microbe of the Month Index. Click on an image or name to discover more! Loads of links with excellent graphics, text and glossaries

  7. National Disease Surveillance Centre Ireland's leading specialist centre for surveillance of communicable diseases

  8. Plants and bacteria produce biodegradable plastic. Biotechnology companies are using a bacterium to create a biodegradable plastic.

  9. Plankton toxin drives birds crazy. A toxin produced by certain phytoplankton can pose dangers when it passes up through the food chain.

  10. SeaWorld/Busch Gardens Education Series:

  11. The Microbe Zoo. The zoo includes pictures of microbes; data about their size, scientific classification, feeding habitats, and more; and descriptions of how the microbes fit into and interact with their environment and other microorganisms. Zoo specimens are arranged in pavilions representing the habitats in which they naturally dwell. Hundreds of links, graphics and text

  12. The Schoolzone guide to the best educational items from their collection of Biology resources.


Revision Time

  1. A page of links to help you to revise for your Leaving Certificate examination in Science from Schools History.

  2. An excellent site, for Leaving Certificate Biology students, from Study Links. There are plenty of self-test and interactive exercises to help you to reinforce your learning and classwork. You have a 14 day free trial period

  3. Biology study notes from Sparknet. Superb material here for students doing/revising Leaving Certificate Biology.

  4. Biology Revision for GCSE

  5. Biology Revision for AS & A2 Level from S-Cool

  6. Jiskha Homework Help Science Center .Follow the links and click on your specialty

  7. Teachers' Virtual School Science Department. Select your Science Tab and explore

 

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