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_x000D_ _x000D_ 2nd Window_x000D_ ABO Blood Group
_x000D_ [SWBIC] (Arlene Antilla, Ph.D) A classroon activity intended to familiarize students with human red blood cells, antibodies, and blood types._x000D_
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_x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ 2nd Window_x000D_ Access Excellence Activities Exchange
_x000D_ [Access Excellence] The Activities Exchange is designed for educators looking for various experiments and activities to be used in class._x000D_
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_x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ 2nd Window_x000D_ Alphabetical List of Lessons
_x000D_ [University of Michigan] Links to Science lessons and experiments on the Net. This list can be accessed by subject or by age group. The lessons are from many different sources._x000D_
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_x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ 2nd Window_x000D_ Anatomy and Physiology
_x000D_ [Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science] An online tutorial, featuring anatomy and physiology pictures, aimed at high school students._x000D_
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_x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ 2nd Window_x000D_ Atoms, Ions, and Isotopes
_x000D_ [SWBIC] (John Palmer) A webquest and short review of atoms, ions, and isotopes._x000D_
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_x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ 2nd Window_x000D_ Basic Concepts of Molecular Biology
_x000D_ [Medical College of Wisconsin] This website describes several hands-on activities that can be used to introduce important concepts of Molecular Biology to middle and high school students._x000D_
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_x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ 2nd Window_x000D_ Bill Nye Labs Online
_x000D_ Bill Nye the Science Guy website contains demos and science experiments aimed at the 3-6 grade level._x000D_
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_x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ 2nd Window_x000D_ Bio I Virtual Lab Book
_x000D_ [Sidwell Friends School] A lab book compiled on the web by students in a first year Biology course._x000D_
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_x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ 2nd Window_x000D_ Biology Explorer
_x000D_ [Riverdeep Interactive Learning Limited] A site with handouts and lesson plans exploring molecular biology; targeting DNA._x000D_
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_x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ 2nd Window_x000D_ Biology Lesson for Prospective and Practicing Teachers
_x000D_ [San Diego State Univ.] A site with lesson plans, teaching guides, and web-links for elementary school educators._x000D_
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_x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ 2nd Window_x000D_ Biology Lessons
_x000D_ [Univ. of Michigan] A database of Biology lessons on the web. The list is divided into early and late elementary, middle school, and high school._x000D_
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_x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ 2nd Window_x000D_ Biology Place
_x000D_ A fee/membership site for educational resources, interactive tutorials and study guides. $17/yr for students, $50/yr for educators, or $120/yr for an educator and his/her students._x000D_
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_x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ 2nd Window_x000D_ Biology4kids
_x000D_ [Kapili] A tour of the basics of biology for kids, beginning with a look inside the cell._x000D_
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_x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ 2nd Window_x000D_ Biome WebQuest
_x000D_ [SWBIC] (John Palmer) The purpose of this webquest is to explore the characteristics of biomes._x000D_
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_x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ 2nd Window_x000D_ BioPharmaceutical Tecnology Center Institute
_x000D_ [Promega Corporation and Ophidian Pharmaceuticals, Inc.] (BTCI) A non-profit organization which facilitates science, technology, nature discovery, and arts programs for children and young adults. BTCI also offers training in biotechnology and biopharmaceutical manufacturing, promotes the exchange of information between industry, educators, and the general public._x000D_
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_x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ 2nd Window_x000D_ Biotechnology Classroom Protocols & Labs
_x000D_ [Biotechnology Information Center] A set of five experiments and their instructions. Using common supplies and equipment, these experiments deal mostly with DNA applications._x000D_
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_x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ 2nd Window_x000D_ Bizarre Stuff
_x000D_ [Brian Carusella] This site is a museum of classic home science experiments._x000D_
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_x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ 2nd Window_x000D_ B.J. Pinchbeck’s Homework Helper
_x000D_ A comprehensive list of links for kids. The Science section covers all areas of Science and has some Biological and Biotech-related links. There are also links to information on Computer Science and the Internet._x000D_
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_x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ 2nd Window_x000D_ Blood-Brain Barrier Outline
_x000D_ [SWBIC] (John Palmer) This webquest is designed to introduce the phenomenon of the blood-brain barrier._x000D_
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_x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ 2nd Window_x000D_ Bodyquest
_x000D_ [Thinkquest] An interactive tour through the human body. The information at this site is at the secondary school level._x000D_
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_x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ 2nd Window_x000D_ Chemmybear
_x000D_ A site with a list of chemistry related resources and links for students and educators. Information includes tutorials, experiments, study guides, and information on the periodic elements of your choice._x000D_
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_x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ 2nd Window_x000D_ Cow’s Eye Dissection
_x000D_ [Exploratorium] An audio-visual guide to use during the dissection of a cow’s eye. It may be used alone for information or also as a supplement._x000D_
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_x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ 2nd Window_x000D_ DNA Fingerprinting: Analysis of Crime Scene DNA
_x000D_ [SWBIC] This exercise examines DNA fingerprinting techniques used for identification, to compare the DNA of a crime suspect to those samples found at the crime scene._x000D_
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_x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ 2nd Window_x000D_ Eisenhower National Clearinghouse for Mathematics and Science Education
_x000D_ This site contains links to lessons, activities, and classroom innovations._x000D_
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_x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ 2nd Window_x000D_ Enzyme Unit Plan
_x000D_ [SWBIC] (John Palmer) A webquest designed to provide an understanding of the role of enzymes._x000D_
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_x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ 2nd Window_x000D_ Enzymes and Laundry Detergent
_x000D_ [SWBIC] A laboratory activity which allows students to investigate the effectiveness of enzymes in laundry detergents._x000D_
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_x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ 2nd Window_x000D_ Explore Science
_x000D_ [Oak Ridge Natl. Lab] A variety of online Science related simulations, including a mouse genetics simulator._x000D_
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_x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ 2nd Window_x000D_ Explorer
_x000D_ Explorer is a collection of educational resources for K-12 Mathematics and Science education. Many resources are available in the Adobe Acrobat format._x000D_
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_x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ 2nd Window_x000D_ Exploring Cellular Respiration
_x000D_ [SWBIC] A Socratic webquest exploring the process of cellular respiration in photosynthetic organisms._x000D_
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_x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ 2nd Window_x000D_ Exploring Photosynthesis
_x000D_ [SWBIC] (John Palmer) A Socratic webquest which explores photosynthesis in organisms and the environment._x000D_
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_x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ 2nd Window_x000D_ Fast Plants
_x000D_ [Univ.of Wisconsin-Madison] Information about Fast Plants for laboratory and classroom use. Fast Plants are a rapid-cycling form of the species Brassica rapa. Characteristics of Fast Plants include rapid growth (seed to seed in 35-40 days), uniform flowering size, no seed dormancy period, and rapid response to environmental conditions._x000D_
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_x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ 2nd Window_x000D_ Frank Potter’s Science Gems
_x000D_ A selected list of about 2000 science and mathematics sites arranged by subject category, subcategory, and grade level._x000D_
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_x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ 2nd Window_x000D_ Frogland
_x000D_ [Dorota] Information about frogs and toads, including classroom activities and JAVA supported interactive frog fun._x000D_
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_x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ 2nd Window_x000D_ Gene School
_x000D_ [ThinkQuest] A comprehensive, educational site exploring the fascinating innovations and discoveries of genetic science._x000D_
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_x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ 2nd Window_x000D_ Genetic Science Learning Center
_x000D_ [University of Utah] This site provides information, activities, experiments and low cost equipment ideas in genetic science. Some of the sections presented are: teaching activities, science projects, experiments to do at home, news, and workshops._x000D_
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_x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ 2nd Window_x000D_ GenScope
_x000D_ [The Concord Consortium] A learning environment that uses the computer to provide an alternative to text-based science education._x000D_
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_x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ 2nd Window_x000D_ Get Smarter
_x000D_ [Council on Competitiveness] Getsmater.org is an animated and interactive testing and learning site with fun learning activities and self-assessments in Math and Science._x000D_
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_x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ 2nd Window_x000D_ The Global Schoolhouse
_x000D_ [The Global SchoolNet Foundation and Microsoft, Corp.] The Global Schoolhouse contains Microsoft’s teacher activity guides, Encarta Schoolhouse, and online software guides. Includes Global SchoolNet projects, listserves, and Internet training solutions._x000D_
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_x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ 2nd Window_x000D_ The Helix
_x000D_ [CSIRO, Australia] An online Science magazine for secondary school students._x000D_
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_x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ 2nd Window_x000D_ Hello Dolly
_x000D_ [Poway Unified School District] This site addresses both the positive and negative aspects of cloning. Through activities and research, students are prompted to use critical thinking skills and answer the following question, “What government policy should be established to regulate cloning?”_x000D_
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_x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ 2nd Window_x000D_ Interactive Frog Dissection
_x000D_ [Univ. of Virginia/Curry School of Education] This is an on-line virtual dissection of a frog. Using either Quicktime or GIFs, the user can perform or watch an example of the procedure. Topics covered by the dissection include muscle incision, skin incision, and internal organs._x000D_
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_x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ 2nd Window_x000D_ ISU Office of Biotechnology
_x000D_ [Iowa State University] A site with online newsletters, a forum and links to help educators teaching biotechnology related topics._x000D_
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