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[University of Ottowa] A database of freely available images for use in Biology education. The images are divided into three categories: Zoology, Biology, and Histology.

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Cells alive!
[Quill Graphics] Quill Graphics represents over 20 years of experience capturing film and computer-enhanced images of living cells and organisms for education and medical research. Several volumes of quality stock clips are available that include immune cells, bacteria, parasites, and aquatic organisms.

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Cow’s Eye Dissection
[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.

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Evidence: The True Witness
[ThinkQuest] An interactive site exploring forensic science. The site allows users to become a detective and solve the crime through analysis of evidence found at the crime scene. Evidence: The True Witness requires Shockwave for Director plugin, Apple Quicktime 3, and Real Player 5.

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Explore Science
[Oak Ridge Natl. Lab] A variety of online Science related simulations, including a mouse genetics simulator.

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[The Concord Consortium] A learning environment that uses the computer to provide an alternative to text-based science education.

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A Guided Tour of the Visible Human
[MAD Scientist Network] A tour with animation and images demonstrating planes of section and other introductory concepts in anatomy.

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Hearing, Seeing, and Smelling the World
[Howard Hughes Medical Institute] A colorful, animated online journal. Articles and illustrations present new information about our senses and how they work.

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Interactive Frog Dissection
[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.

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The Interactive Web
[Howard Hughes Medical Institute] A series of excellent multimedia lectures, experiments, and demonstrations. Topics include “A Primer on Electrocardiogram,” “Movement across Membranes,” and virtual labs on Neurophysiology, Electroreception, and the ELISA assay.

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Kids’ Zone
[Society for Industrial Microbiology] A list of links to games, images, and other science education web-sites.

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The Learning Studio
[The Exploratorium] A site with lots of general science topics and multimedia demonstrations. Many of the exhibits require Shockwave.

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MathMol Activity Center
[New York University] (structure models) Molecular modeling, with interactive multimedia activities and tutorials on molecules for the K-12 audience.

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Molecular Expressions: Images from the Microscope
[Florida State Univ.] An extensive gallery of full color photos taken through a microscope.

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A site with Java applets covering a variety of topics including Chemistry and Science.

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Science Friday Kids Connection
[National Public Radio] Listen to the “Science Friday Kids” radio show and explore science curricula developed for kids that goes along with the program.

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Sciences Explorer
Biology links and factoides, information on biology fields of study, a virtual tour of the cell and more.

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The Virtual Body
[Columbia/HCA] A site with interactive tours of the brain, heart, digestive system, and skeleton. Requires Macromedia’s Shockwave.

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The Virtual Cell
[Univ. of Illinois] A web based dissection/tour of a plant cell.

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The Whole Frog Project
[Berkeley Lab] This is an effort to develop computer-enhanced science education using 3D images of frog dissections to build a 3D frog anatomy and an interactive frog dissection kit. The Interactive Frog Dissection Kit may be downloaded from the site.

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