Updated: 30 sept 2004
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- The BioCrawler website focuses on biology and is maintained
by the German company, BioFacts. The directory currently indexes
approximately one million pages. Searching can be done by either
a directory or search box. Features of the site include relevancy
percentages, page rankings and summaries. All pages include
date and time of last update for those looking for the most
current bio information.
Servers on the Web
- An English version of a site from the Universite Aix in Marseille,
France, this site boasts bibliographies, databases, tutorials
and additional links in biology.
- An online resources for high school students taking AP Bio based
on Neil Campbell's _Biology_ (5th edition) . You must have PowerPoint
to view the slide shows. Also check out AP Biomes
from Irondequoit High School.
- Sponsored by the American Society for Microbiology, Microbe
World features learning activities, guides to microbes and additional
resources for further investigation.
- MicrobeLibrary is "a searchable portal providing a peer reviewed,
web-based collection of resources about the microbial world."
The site is divided into four sections: visual resources, curriculum
resources, articles and review.
- A multi-level portal for microbiology studies.
of the body
- From the AMA comes this comprehensive site for definitions,
diagrams and images for all the human body. A great tool for kids
trying to learn about body systems.
- Becoming human is a vast site, based on the documentary so please
allow for a good connection and spend some time investigating
what this site has to offer. You will need Macromedia 5 which
you can download from the site and 64 mg RAM to run the view the
- Great info on the skeletal system from images to factoids.
- An comprehesive site for studying the human muscle structure.
Well organized and searchable.
- All about brains- for kids and teachers. If you can tolerate
fast-paced screen changes, there is a lot of information on this
- An online tutorial of human anatomy. The site includes questions
at the end which, when properly answered, allow the user to move
to the next module.
Way cool surgery
- View open heart surgery through the miracle of video clips at
this cool site. Even if you don't view the clips there is good
information about owning a healthy, happy heart. Its a must see
for all ages except elementary K-5.
International Plant Names Index
- In a combined effort, the Royal Botanic Gardens, Harvard University
Herbaria and the Austrailian National Herbarium come this unique
database of seed plants. Searchable by plant name, article author,
publications and collectors. Also check out Brooklyn
Botanical Gardens searchable database.
- Leaf structure in plants can be a difficult search on the Internet - fear no more, everything has been included in
this great website from Department of Horticulture at Penn State University.
New York Botanical Gardens International Plant Center
- Plants databases and online research information make this site a must-see if you are into plant diversity.
Plant Image Gallery
- The plant image gallery, a webpage of Thomas Schoepke of the
Institute of Pharmacy at Greifswald University, contains over
2000 pictures of plants native to Europe, Costa Rica, and the
Galapagos Isalnds. The index is arranged alphabetically by the
Latin plant name.
- Everything you wanted to know abouts ants just got easier to
find! From identification to diversity of habitat!
- From Cornell University comes this cool all things beetle site!
Everything you wanted to know!
- From Arizona State University, the Center for Study of Early
Events in Photosynthesis, this link connects you to an enormous
resource just about photosynthesis. From weblinks to answering
questions like, "Why do leaves turn color in fall?" this resource
will amaze and assist you in answering most questions and in locating
additional resources on this huge topic!
Ask a Biologist
- Ask questions, do experiments and link to other sites about
microbiology and plant biology.
- Can you name the five earth biomes? If you cannot (or even if
you can) check out this site! Low on images the site loads quickly!
Also see, All
about nature: Biomes.
- An online database of amphibian biology and conservation from
UC-Berekely, still under development, but currently includes 137
species accounts from around the world.
- Answers to all your fish and oceanography questions, this site
features images, online resources, and additional marine links.
- All about fishes, this relational database allows searching
by common name, scientific name, family name and includes a glossary.
Also available is searching by country, topic and maps. Also check
out this fish database
for additional searches.
Journal of Biology
- Read this new full-text online journal. Articles and commentaries
can be viewed by abstract, full text, or in Adobe Acrobat (.pdf)
format for printing. the search function allows users to search
not only this journal, but also the entire BioMed Central and
More interesting sites you might want to try.
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