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[Amgen] An informative and detailed description of what the science of Biotechnology is and does. This was originally a brochure from Amgen. It is written in an understandable fashion (middle/high school level).
Biochemical & Organic Nomenclature
[International Union of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology] A site with biotechnology definitions, information on symbols, and guides to terminology.
Bioinformatics Web Practical
An interactive exercise that aims to provide a taste of bioinformatics resources around the world. The tutorial introduces a range of widely-used analysis tools and databases to give a flavor of sequence analysis.
BioPharmaceutical Tecnology Center Institute
[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.
[The Institute of Food Research and the John Innes Centre] This site is a site used to aid in the understanding of Cellular Biology. It is made useful for the K-12 level by using understandable comparisons of the cell parts to activities in everyday life.
Cornell Theory Center Math and Science Gateway
[Cornell Univ.] A site with links to vertebrate and invertebrate biology data as well as DNA, molecular biology, and modeling information.
Eisenhower National Clearinghouse for Mathematics and Science Education
This site contains links to lessons, activities, and classroom innovations.
[Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory] A pilot project designed to stimulate bioethics discussions in selected areas of scientific research. Designed for high school students.
ERIC Clearinghouse for Science, Mathematics, and Environmental Education
[Educational Resources Information Center/Ohio State University] Provides information to educators (printed and web) such as journals, lesson plans, web links and conferences.
From Now On: the Educational Technology Journal
The journal contains articles on computer usage and the Internet as educational tools particularly at the K-12 level. This site also contains links to information on educational technology conferences.
[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.
The Globewide Network Academy of Distance Learning Catalog
[MIT] A searchable database of over 1000 science courses and programs. Courses range from K-12 to Graduate School levels.
Hands-on Science Centers Worldwide
[Mark W. Maimone] (California Institute of Technology) Contains links to science centers focusing on interactive science education throughout the world, divided by continent.
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.
High School Bioethics
[University of Pennsylvania Center for Bioethics] Communicate directly with a “live” ethics resource person and get the information in real time, primarily for high school students but all other individuals who have a need for bioethics information are welcome.
Human Anatomy On-Line
[Intellimed International Corporation] An excellent online anatomy lesson and interactive tool. Powered by Java applets that allow the user to get more information about specific anatomic features, this site is aimed at a high-school audience.
Insects and Insect-like Pests
[University of Nebraska-Lincoln] An informational site on insects and insect-like pests. The site provides information on the types of insects, the physical c