- The 24
"Canoe Plants" of Ancient Hawaii: A guide to the life-sustaining plants
carried by early Polynesian voyagers in their canoes.
- The Academy of Natural
Sciences: Founded in 1812, The Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia is the
oldest science research institution in the Western Hemisphere and a world leader in the
fields of natural science research.
National educational program sponsored by the biotechnology industry pioneer.
- ANU Bioinformatics
HypermediaService: Biodiversity, Bioinformation, Biomathematics, and Visual Sciences.
Molecular Genetics: A page of Program Documentation for our most-used Molecular Biology
Large set of Bio-Chemistry Resources!
- BioEd: Biological
Sciences Education Resources.
Time Series Analysis - Mathematical Models: Analysis Methodology - To properly analyze
and classify biomedical time series using formal methods.
- BioWeb - The California
State University (CSU) Biological Sciences WWW Server: The purpose of this server is
to consolidate existing WWW Biological Science teaching and research resources and to
create and distribute original multimedia resources for the teaching of biology.
- CELL's Alive:
See how white blood cells find bacterial invaders, compare the size of viruses and
bacteria to various human cells, watch a video of penicillin doing its job, and more at
this site devoted to bringing microbiological images to the Internet.
- Cells Alive!: A site
that reveals the behavior and function of cells by using animated GIF images.
- Cow's Eye Dissection: One
of the most popular demonstrations at the Exploratorium in San Francisco.
- Evolution: Great Creation Site!
Creation Research Society:
Good research site, lots of info!
- CRC Press - Sci/Tech
Publications and Courses: A scientific and technical publisher of books, journals,
software, regulatory newsletters, and environmental seminars.
- The Electronic
Zoo: A List of Animal-Related Computer Resources.
at Colorado State University: Links to other sites featuring entomology.
- EOS Buchantiquariat
Benz (Zurich, Switzerland): Earth Science & Natural History - catalogue of books.
Education Programs - Subject Index: A comprehensive list of links to programs,
curricula, internships, fellowships, and classroom materials offered by the Fermilab
Numbers and Nature: Fibonacci and his original problem about rabbits that gave the
series its name.
- Field Museum
of Natural History: The Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago, Illinois, is an
educational institution concerned with the diversity and relationships in nature and among
- FINS - Fish
Information Service: An archive of information about aquariums.
- Fisher Scientific
Education Service: The Fisher Science Education On-Line Service is a gateway to the
vast library of Biology.
- Florida Museum of Natural
History (Gainesville, FL, USA): This WWW server provides access to the museum, its
collections and databases, research programs, exhibits, public education programs,
administrative departments, function, and history.
- FlyBase: a genetic and
molecular database for Drosophila: FlyBase Data Access.
- Frog Dissection:
Interactive program that uses a forms-based interface, part of the "Whole Frog"
- Genetics Library
(Cambridge): Literature Searches; Genetics WWW Resources.
- Geometric Aspects of
Protein Structure and Function: This site explains two studies that Dr. Michael G.
Prisant has conducted on the molecular geometry of proteins.
Entomological Page: A searchable resource devoted to insects from Gordon Ramel.
- Heart Dissection: A
short dissection tour of the pig's heart and valve anatomy, complete with pictures,
explanatory text, and other links.
- The Heart: A
Virtual Exploration: Explore the heart - discover the complexities of its development
and structure; follow the blood through the blood vessels; wander through the weblike body
- How Birds Fly:
Reveals the mysteries of flapping flight with sequences of unique high-speed photos of
geese, owls, ducks, gulls, terns, osprey and ruffed grouse (including 16 full-color
Biographical Dictionary: From the History of Science, Technology, and Medicine pages
of the WWW Virtual Library.
Genome Center (HGC): The Human Genome Center of the Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory is
oriented towards developing and implementing directed methodologies for cost-effective and
accurate high throughput human DNA sequencing.
Science Education: The first "shocked" science lab on the WWW, this site
contains relatively small (less than 50K) Shockwave modules dedicated to the visualization
of scientific concepts.
- Journals of the
Company of Biologists Limited: Development - a primary research journal providing an
insight into mechanisms of plant and animal development.
Park Zoo: Map of the habitats. Exhibits: Florida Wildlife Center, Manatee Aquatic
Center, Primate World, Asian Domain, Free-Flight Aviary, Children's Village.
Effective Decisions: Information about a workshop biology course whose primary goal is
to improve students' decision-making abilities.
Mammal Species of the World; Index of the USNM Mammals Collection; MAMMAL-L Discussion
Group Digests; Mammalogists on E-mail; Smithsonian Natural History Gopher top-level menu.
Life Sciences Archives - UTK: Every conceivable biology topic!
An educational resource for teachers and students interested in the origins of classical
- Molecular Virology
at the University of Wisconsin: Virology-related News and Journal Articles.
- Museum of
the History of Science: This Oxford, England, Museum houses an exceptional collection
of historic scientific instruments in what is the world's oldest surviving purpose-built
museum building, the Old Ashmolean Building.
Nanoworld Home Page (CMM): The Centre for Microscopy and Microanalysis is an
interdisciplinary research and service facility dedicated to an understanding of the
structure and composition of all materials at atomic, molecular, cellular and
Center for Macromolecular Imaging: NCMI, formerly known as the 3DEM Resource Center,
at Baylor College of Medicine is a national facility for intermediate electron
cryomicroscopy and image reconstruction supported by NIH National Center of Research
Perspective: This site is dedicated to the beauty and science of nature and to the
joys it brings those who explore it.
for Kids: A page for elementary and secondary school students and teachers who would
like to learn more about the nervous system - activities and experiments to learn more
about the brain and spinal cord.
- The North American
Breeding Bird Survey: The BBS was designed to provide a continent-wide perspective of
bird population changes.
Oceanography / Marine Biology:
Education resources for oceanography, marine biology, fisheries, etc...
Research on Brain
Information Processing: Researchers are using mathematics and information science to
try to understand brain functions and advanced information processing in the brain through
- Safari Ocean
Adventures: A portion of the Safari WWW site that provides a list of links to other
oceanic institutes and resources on the Net.
- Scorpion du Jour:
The purpose of this page is to provide a little non-technical information about individual
species of scorpions.
- Sea World and Busch Gardens
Information Data Base: Animal Information Data Base, Teacher's Guides, Shamu TV: Sea
World and Busch Gardens Video Classroom. Classroom teachers may make reprographic copies
of worksheets for noncommercial use.
- Smithsonian Natural History
Web: Compiled and maintained by the National Museum of Natural History.
for Mathematical Biology: A forum for discussion of research in biology,
mathematical-biology, and mathematics applied to or motivated by biology -
interdisciplinary research such as biophysics, computational biology, and many other
- SuccessMaker Online
from Computer Curriculum Corporation (CCCNet): Energy Flow in Amazonia: How do plants,
animals and other organisms obtain the energy they need to live?.
- Surf Sites
for CyberBiologists: A page for novice cyberbiologists, providing them with starting
points useful to surf the biological dimension of the Web.
- Those Amazing Seaworld Animals
(a lesson by Robin Adams): Students are asked to research the animals at Seaworld (via
the Internet) so that they can record the information that find using various types of
graphs (circle graph, bar graph, line graph).
House of Herpetology: Herpetology: a branch of zoology dealing with reptiles and
Virtual Flylab: Learn the principles of genetic inheritance by designing matings
between male and female fruit flies. Virtual FlyLab applies the correct rules of genetic
inheritance and returns to the user results which include images of the parent flies and
Web: For the first time central European people have a possibility to visit the North
Calotte area in Scandinavia for whale-watching.
- WhaleNet: WhaleNet
is an interdisciplinary, hands-on, collaborative telecomputing project to foster
excitement and learning about the natural world in schools across the nation and around
- Worm World
(part of New Jersey Online's Yucky Site): Wendall Worm, reporter-at-large, interviews
an earthworm, a leech, a tapeworm, a tubeworm, and a planarian worm. Worms as recyclers;
Meet Mary, the Worm Woman.
- The Yuckiest Site on the
Internet (Insects): Created in partnership with Liberty Science Center (the new
science education center), this site is designed to introduce the world of insects to the
general public in a friendly and un-intimidating way.
Aims to make available information about every Zoo in the WORLD, as well as a sampling of
pictures, recordings and video clips of the animals in those Zoos.
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