List Biology Resources

  1. 15 Evolutionary gems
    Description:Fifteen examples of empirical data in support of the theory of evolution by natural selection (published in "Nature").
    Course:BIOL 1406, BIOL 1407, BIOL 1308, BIOL 2401
    Type:Quiz
    Topic:Evolution, Genetics
    Subtopic:natural selection
    Level:Intermediate
    PLatform:Online
    Time Needed:15 - 30 minutes  Minutes
  2. Amoeba Sisters: Prokaryotes and Eukaryotes
    Description:Fun narrated video series: Prokaryotes and Eukaryotes
    Course:BIOL 1308,BIOL 1309,BIOL 1406,BIOL 1407,BIOL 2401,BIOL 2420
    Type:Narrated animated video
    Topic:Introduction: Themes in the Study of Life
    Subtopic:Cells
    Level:Beginner
    PLatform:Online
    Time Needed:15-May  Minutes
  3. Baloney Detection Kit
    Description:Video by Dr. Michael Schermer of Skeptic Magazine that explains how scientific process works and how we can tell science from pseudoscience using a 10-point checklist.
    Course:All
    Type:Video
    Topic:Introduction: Themes in the Study of Life
    Subtopic:The Scientific Method
    Level:Beginner
    PLatform:Online
    Time Needed:Less Than 5  Minutes
  4. Center for Science in the Public Interest
    Description:This is the website for the Center for Science in the Public Interest. It gives a snippet of information on current nutrition issues.
    Course:BIOL 1322
    Type:Website
    Topic:Nutrition
    Subtopic:Current trends
    Level:Intermediate
    PLatform:Online
    Time Needed:Less Than 5  Minutes
  5. Dietary Guidelines for Americans
    Description:This website is almost a small textbook on the subject of nutrition. It contains .pdf units on each of the nutrients as well as food guides.
    Course:BIOL 1322
    Type:Website
    Topic:Nutrition
    Subtopic:nutrition
    Level:Intermediate
    PLatform:Online
    Time Needed:Less Than 5  Minutes
  6. Harvard School of Public Health
    Description:This website gives information on how to translate nutrition principles into healthy eating.
    Course:BIOL 1322
    Type:Website
    Topic:Nutrition
    Subtopic:Healthy Eating
    Level:Intermediate
    PLatform:Online
    Time Needed:Less Than 5  Minutes
  7. HHMI Biointeractive: Taxonomy
    Description:This click and learn walks students through the process of classifying organisms.
    Course:BIOL 1308,BIOL 1309,BIOL 1406,BIOL 1407
    Type:text
    Topic:Introduction: Themes in the Study of Life
    Subtopic:Taxonomy
    Level:Beginner
    PLatform:Online
    Time Needed:15-May  Minutes
  8. Learn Genetics: Cell Size and Scale
    Description:This clickable interactive visual allows students to see the relative size of cells in comparison to well known items.
    Course:BIOL 1308,BIOL 1309,BIOL 1406,BIOL 1407,BIOL 2401,BIOL 2402,BIOL 2416,BIOL 2420
    Type:Tutorial
    Topic:Introduction: Themes in the Study of Life
    Subtopic:Cells
    Level:Beginner
    PLatform:Online
    Time Needed:Less Than 5  Minutes
  9. PhET Interactive Simulation: Natural Selection
    Description:Interactive simulation allows students to explore the pH of household items to learn about acids, bases, hydroxide and hydronium ions in solution
    Course:BIOL 1308,BIOL 1309,BIOL 1406,BIOL 1407,BIOL 2416
    Type:Interactive Simulation
    Topic:Introduction: Themes in the Study of Life
    Subtopic:Evolution
    Level:Intermediate
    PLatform:Online
    Time Needed:Less Than 5  Minutes
  10. Quack Watch: Guide to Quackery, Health fraud and Intelligent decisions
    Description:This website provides information on how to identify quackery when it comes to nutrition claims.
    Course:BIOL 1322
    Type:Website
    Topic:Nutrition
    Subtopic: Vitamins and Minerals, Supplements
    Level:Beginner
    PLatform:Online
    Time Needed:Less Than 5  Minutes
  11. Random.org: Coin Flipper
    Description:A simulation that allows users to flip 2-200 virtual coins at a time. Useful for illustrating or testing the rules of probability.
    Course:All
    Type:Simulation
    Topic:Introduction: Themes in the Study of Life
    Subtopic:Probability
    Level:Beginner
    PLatform:Online
    Time Needed:Less Than 5  Minutes
  12. Tufts University: Health and Nutrition Newsletter
    Description:This is the website for the Health and Nutrition Newsletter of Tufts University.
    Course:BIOL 1322
    Type:Website
    Topic:Nutrition
    Subtopic:Current trends
    Level:Beginner
    PLatform:Online
    Time Needed:Less Than 5  Minutes
  13. USDA: Food Guidance System
    Description:This website provides a diet analysis program along with an exercise tracker. It has many resources covering a broad range of nutrition topics.
    Course:BIOL 1322
    Type:Website
    Topic:Nutrition
    Subtopic:Food guides
    Level:Beginner
    PLatform:Online
    Time Needed:Less Than 5  Minutes
  14. Periodic Table of Elements
    Description:An interactive periodic table with comprehensive information on each element, including electron dot diagrams and a listing of valence electrons.
    Course:BIOL 1308,BIOL 1406
    Type:Tutorial
    Topic:The Chemical Context of Life
    Subtopic:Chemical elements and compounds
    Level:Advanced
    PLatform:Online
    Time Needed:Less Than 5  Minutes
  15. PhET Interactive Simulation: Molecule Polarity
    Description:Interactive simulation allows students to change the electronegativity of atoms in a molecule to see how it affects polarity. See how the molecule behaves in an electric field. Change the bond angle to see how shape affects polarity. See how it works for real molecules in 3D.
    Course:BIOL 1308,BIOL 1406
    Type:Interactive Simulation
    Topic:The Chemical Context of Life
    Subtopic:Atoms and Molecules
    Level:Beginner
    PLatform:Online
    Time Needed:Less Than 5  Minutes
  16. PhET Interactive Simulation: Ph Scale
    Description:Students test the pH of things like coffee, spit, and soap to determine whether each is acidic, basic, or neutral. Students can visualize the relative number of hydroxide ions and hydronium ions in solution.
    Course:BIOL 1308,BIOL 1406
    Type:Interactive Simulation
    Topic:Water and the Fintess of the Environment
    Subtopic:The Dissociation of Water Molecules
    Level:Beginner
    PLatform:Online
    Time Needed:Less Than 5  Minutes
  17. The Biology Project: The Chemistry of Water
    Description:This resource is a text-based tutorial with a six question quiz at the conclusion for student self-check
    Course:BIOL 1308,BIOL 1406
    Type:Tutorial
    Topic:Water and the Fintess of the Environment
    Subtopic:The Effects of water's polarity
    Level:Intermediate
    PLatform:Online
    Time Needed:Less Than 5  Minutes
  18. Amoeba Sisters: DNA structure and function
    Description:Fun narrated video series: DNA structure and function
    Course:BIOL 1308,BIOL 1406,BIOL 2401
    Type:Narrated animated video
    Topic:The Structure and Function of Macromolecules
    Subtopic:Macromolecules: Nucleic Acids
    Level:Beginner
    PLatform:Online
    Time Needed:Less Than 5  Minutes
  19. Amoeba Sisters: Four biological molecules
    Description:Fun narrated video series: The Biomolecule Band
    Course:BIOL 1308,BIOL 1406,BIOL 2401
    Type:Narrated animated video
    Topic:The Structure and Function of Macromolecules
    Subtopic:Polymer Principles
    Level:Beginner
    PLatform:Online
    Time Needed:15-May  Minutes
  20. Amoeba Sisters: RNA
    Description:Fun narrated video series: Why RNA is just as cool as DNA
    Course:BIOL 1308,BIOL 1406,BIOL 2401
    Type:Narrated animated video
    Topic:The Structure and Function of Macromolecules
    Subtopic:Macromolecules: Nucleic Acids
    Level:Beginner
    PLatform:Online
    Time Needed:Less Than 5  Minutes
  21. National College of Sports Medicine
    Description:This website gives information on the interaction between nutrition, fitness and disease.
    Course:BIOL 1322
    Type:Website
    Topic:Nutrition and fitness
    Subtopic:Exercise
    Level:Intermediate
    PLatform:Online
    Time Needed:Less Than 5  Minutes
  22. Amoeba Sisters: Enzymes
    Description:Fun narrated video series: Enzymes and...Pac-Man?
    Course:BIOL 1308,BIOL 1406,BIOL 2401
    Type:Narrated animated video
    Topic:An Introduction to Metabolism
    Subtopic:Enzymes
    Level:Beginner
    PLatform:Online
    Time Needed:15-May  Minutes
  23. McGraw Hill Animations: A Biochemical Pathway
    Description:This is a narrated video of the process of an enzymatic biochemical pathway.
    Course:BIOL 1308,BIOL 1406
    Type:Animation
    Topic:An Introduction to Metabolism
    Subtopic:Enzymes
    Level:Beginner
    PLatform:Online
    Time Needed:Less Than 5  Minutes
  24. McGraw Hill Animations: Feedback Inhibition of a Biochemical Pathway
    Description:Nature has a way of regulating its processes. It can facilitate synthesis and it can inhibit production when in excess.
    Course:BIOL 1308,BIOL 1406
    Type:Video
    Topic:An Introduction to Metabolism
    Subtopic:The Control of Metabolism
    Level:Beginner
    PLatform:Online
    Time Needed:Less Than 5  Minutes
  25. Amoeba Sisters: Bacteria: The Good, The Bad, The Kinda Gross
    Description:Fun narrated video series: Bacteria: The good, the bad, the kind of gross (YouTube)
    Course:BIOL 1308,BIOL 1406,BIOL 2401
    Type:Narrated animated video
    Topic:A Tour of the Cell
    Subtopic:Prokaryotes
    Level:Beginner
    PLatform:Online
    Time Needed:Less Than 5  Minutes
  26. Biovisions by Harvard video: Extravasation Animation
    Description:Mechanism of leukocyte movement out of circulatory system to area of damage is described. Processes of protein synthesis and transport along microfilaments are described.
    Course:BIOL 1308,BIOL 1406,BIOL 2401
    Type:Video
    Topic:A Tour of the Cell
    Subtopic:Cellular structure related to cellular functions
    Level:Advanced
    PLatform:Online
    Time Needed:Less Than 5  Minutes
  27. Learn Genetics Video: Directing Traffic How Vesicles Transport Cargo
    Description:Text-based tutorial to help students understand how cargo is transported in cells.
    Course:BIOL 1308,BIOL 1406
    Type:Text-based Tutorial
    Topic:A Tour of the Cell
    Subtopic:Endomembrane system
    Level:Beginner
    PLatform:Online
    Time Needed:15-May  Minutes
  28. Learn Genetics Video: Inside a Cell
    Description:Narrated, clickable, interactive animation
    Course:BIOL 1308,BIOL 1406,BIOL 2401
    Type:Narrated animation
    Topic:A Tour of the Cell
    Subtopic:Parts of the cell
    Level:Intermediate
    PLatform:Online
    Time Needed:15-May  Minutes
  29. McGraw Hill Animations: Lysosome
    Description:This animation describes the function of the lysosome
    Course:BIOL 1308,BIOL 1406
    Type:Animation
    Topic:A Tour of the Cell
    Subtopic:The Endomembrane System
    Level:Beginner
    PLatform:Online
    Time Needed:Less Than 5  Minutes
  30. The Biology Project: Prokaryotes, Eukaryotes and Viruses Tutorial
    Description:This resource is a text-based tutorial with a six question quiz at the conclusion for student self-check
    Course:BIOL 1308,BIOL 1309,BIOL 1406,BIOL 1407,BIOL 2420
    Type:Tutorial
    Topic:A Tour of the Cell
    Subtopic:Cells
    Level:Intermediate
    PLatform:Online
    Time Needed:Less Than 5  Minutes
  31. Virtual Cell Animation Collection: Mitochondrial Protein Transport
    Description:Video with text-downloadable narrative; includes an overview, an indepth advanced look and a flash movie.
    Course:BIOL 1308,BIOL 1406
    Type:Narrated animation
    Topic:A Tour of the Cell
    Subtopic:Mitochondria
    Level:Intermediate
    PLatform:Online
    Time Needed:15-May  Minutes
  32. Virtual Cell Animation Collection: Protein Modification
    Description:Video with text-downloadable narrative; includes an overview, an indepth advanced look and a flash movie.
    Course:BIOL 1308,BIOL 1406
    Type:Narrated animation
    Topic:A Tour of the Cell
    Subtopic:The Endomembrane System
    Level:Intermediate
    PLatform:Online
    Time Needed:15-May  Minutes
  33. Virtual Cell Animation Collection: Protein Recycling
    Description:Video with text-downloadable narrative; includes an overview, an indepth advanced look and a flash movie.
    Course:BIOL 1308,BIOL 1406
    Type:Narrated animation
    Topic:A Tour of the Cell
    Subtopic:The Endomembrane System
    Level:Intermediate
    PLatform:Online
    Time Needed:15-May  Minutes
  34. Virtual Cell Animation Collection: Protein Trafficking
    Description:Video with text-downloadable narrative; includes an overview, an indepth advanced look and a flash movie.
    Course:BIOL 1308,BIOL 1406
    Type:Narrated animation
    Topic:A Tour of the Cell
    Subtopic:Endomembrane system
    Level:Intermediate
    PLatform:Online
    Time Needed:15-May  Minutes
  35. Virtual Cell Animation Collection: Regulated Secretion
    Description:Video with text-downloadable narrative; includes an overview, an indepth advanced look and a flash movie.
    Course:BIOL 1308,BIOL 1406
    Type:Narrated animation
    Topic:A Tour of the Cell
    Subtopic:Endomembrane system
    Level:Intermediate
    PLatform:Online
    Time Needed:15-May  Minutes
  36. zeroBio: Interactive Cell Quiz
    Description:The target practice quiz provides an opportunity for student self-assessment.
    Course:BIOL 1308,BIOL 1406
    Type:Quiz
    Topic:A Tour of the Cell
    Subtopic:parts of the cell
    Level:Beginner
    PLatform:Online
    Time Needed:Less Than 5  Minutes
  37. Amoeba Sisters: Cell membrane and homeostasis
    Description:Fun narrated video series:Homeostasis (and the Cell Membrane king)
    Course:BIOL 1308,BIOL 1406,BIOL 2401
    Type:Narrated animated video
    Topic:The Cell: Membrane Structure and Function
    Subtopic:Membrane Structure & Homeostasis
    Level:Beginner
    PLatform:Online
    Time Needed:Less Than 5  Minutes
  38. Amoeba Sisters: Osmosis
    Description:Fun narrated video series: Osmosis: A Solute and Solvent Love Story
    Course:BIOL 1308,BIOL 1406,BIOL 2401
    Type:Narrated animated video
    Topic:The Cell: Membrane Structure and Function
    Subtopic:Transport across a membrane
    Level:Beginner
    PLatform:Online
    Time Needed:15-May  Minutes
  39. Carnegie-Mellon Biological Membranes Tutorial
    Description:The text tutorial with moving simulation (no sound or narration) provides information on the structure and functions of cell membranes
    Course:BIOL 1308,BIOL 1406,BIOL 2401
    Type:Tutorial
    Topic:The Cell: Membrane Structure and Function
    Subtopic:Traffic Across Membranes
    Level:Intermediate
    PLatform:Online
    Time Needed:Less Than 5  Minutes
  40. Learn Genetics Video: Membranes Organize Cellular Complexity
    Description:Text-based tutorial
    Course:BIOL 1308,BIOL 1406
    Type:Text-based Tutorial
    Topic:The Cell: Membrane Structure and Function
    Subtopic:Traffic Across Membranes
    Level:Beginner
    PLatform:Online
    Time Needed:15-May  Minutes
  41. McGraw Hill Animations: Endocytosis and Exocytosis
    Description:This is a narrated animation of the process or endocytosis (including receptor mediated endocytosis) and exocytosis.
    Course:BIOL 1308,BIOL 1406
    Type:Animation
    Topic:The Cell: Membrane Structure and Function
    Subtopic:Transport across a membrane
    Level:Beginner
    PLatform:Online
    Time Needed:Less Than 5  Minutes
  42. McGraw Hill Animations: Proton Pump
    Description:This is a narrated animation of the process of proton pumping across a plasma membrane.
    Course:BIOL 1308,BIOL 1406,BIOL 2401
    Type:Animation
    Topic:The Cell: Membrane Structure and Function
    Subtopic:Transport across a membrane
    Level:Beginner
    PLatform:Online
    Time Needed:Less Than 5  Minutes
  43. McGraw Hill Animations: Sodium-Potassiam Exchange Pump
    Description:This animation shows the transmembrane sodium potassium exchange pump
    Course:BIOL 1308,BIOL 1406,BIOL 2401
    Type:Animation
    Topic:The Cell: Membrane Structure and Function
    Subtopic:Traffic Across Membranes
    Level:Intermediate
    PLatform:Online
    Time Needed:Less Than 5  Minutes
  44. Virtual Cell Animation Collection: Constitutive Secretion
    Description:Video with text-downloadable narrative; includes an overview, an indepth advanced look and a flash movie.
    Course:BIOL 1308,BIOL 1406
    Type:Narrated animation
    Topic:The Cell: Membrane Structure and Function
    Subtopic:Transport across a membrane
    Level:Intermediate
    PLatform:Online
    Time Needed:15-May  Minutes
  45. Amoeba Sisters: Cellular respiration
    Description:Fun narrated video series: Cellular Respiration and the Mighty Mitochondria
    Course:BIOL 1308,BIOL 1406,BIOL 2401
    Type:Narrated animated video
    Topic:The Cell: Metabolism
    Subtopic:Cellular Respiration
    Level:Beginner
    PLatform:Online
    Time Needed:Less Than 5  Minutes
  46. Animated Tutorial Cellular Respiration
    Description:Animated video with interactive concept check questions for students to check understanding.
    Course:BIOL 1308,BIOL 1406,BIOL 2401
    Type:Animation
    Topic:Cellular Respiration: Harvesting Chemical Energy
    Subtopic:Cellular Respiration
    Level:Beginner
    PLatform:Online
    Time Needed:Less Than 5  Minutes
  47. McGraw Hill Animations: Electron Transport System and ATP Synthesis
    Description:This animation demonstrates electron transport during cellular respiration
    Course:BIOL 1308,BIOL 1406,BIOL 2401
    Type:Animation
    Topic:Cellular Respiration: Harvesting Chemical Energy
    Subtopic:The Process of Cellular Respiration
    Level:Intermediate
    PLatform:Online
    Time Needed:Less Than 5  Minutes
  48. McGraw Hill Education: Energy in a Cell: Virtual Lab
    Description:Virtual lab (text based) where students review photosynthesis and cellular respiration before attempting to correctly arrange all the input and output molecules of each stage.
    Course:BIOL 1308,BIOL 1406,BIOL 2401
    Type:Interactive Simulation; virtual lab
    Topic:Cellular Respiration: Harvesting Chemical Energy
    Subtopic:Cellular Respiration
    Level:Intermediate
    PLatform:Online
    Time Needed:Less Than 5  Minutes
  49. Pearson: The Biology Place
    Description:Pearson cellular respiration tutorial and quiz
    Course:BIOL 1309,BIOL 1406,BIOL 2401
    Type:Tutorial
    Topic:Cellular Respiration: Harvesting Chemical Energy
    Subtopic:ATP synthesis
    Level:Intermediate
    PLatform:Online
    Time Needed:15-May  Minutes
  50. Photosynthesis and cellular respiration game
    Description:Java- based matching 'game' where students can self test their knowledge in comparing photosynthesis and cellular respiration
    Course:BIOL 1308,BIOL 1406
    Type:Game
    Topic:Cellular Respiration: Harvesting Chemical Energy
    Subtopic:Cellular Respiration
    Level:Beginner
    PLatform:Online
    Time Needed:Less Than 5  Minutes
  51. Virtual Cell Animation Collection: ATP Synthase Gradients
    Description:Narrated animation/ video with text-downloadable narrative; includes an overview, an indepth advanced look and a flash movie.
    Course:BIOL 1308,BIOL 1406,BIOL 2401
    Type:Narrated animation
    Topic:Cellular Respiration
    Subtopic:
    Level:Intermediate
    PLatform:Online
    Time Needed:15-May  Minutes
  52. Virtual Cell Animation Collection: Citric Acid Cycle (overview)
    Description:Video with text-downloadable narrative; includes an overview, an indepth advanced look and a flash movie.
    Course:BIOL 1308,BIOL 1406,BIOL 2401
    Type:Narrated animation
    Topic:Cellular Respiration: Harvesting Chemical Energy
    Subtopic:Cellular Respiration
    Level:Intermediate
    PLatform:Online
    Time Needed:15-May  Minutes
  53. Virtual Cell Animation Collection: Citric Acid Cycle (reactions)
    Description:Video with text-downloadable narrative; includes an overview, an indepth advanced look and a flash movie.
    Course:BIOL 1308,BIOL 1406,BIOL 2401
    Type:Narrated animation
    Topic:Cellular Respiration: Harvesting Chemical Energy
    Subtopic:Cellular Respiration
    Level:Intermediate
    PLatform:Online
    Time Needed:15-May  Minutes
  54. Virtual Cell Animation Collection: Electron Transport Chain
    Description:Video with text-downloadable narrative; includes an overview, an indepth advanced look and a flash movie.
    Course:BIOL 1308,BIOL 1406,BIOL 2401
    Type:Narrated animation
    Topic:Cellular Respiration: Harvesting Chemical Energy
    Subtopic:Cellular Respiration
    Level:Intermediate
    PLatform:Online
    Time Needed:15-May  Minutes
  55. Virtual Cell Animation Collection: Glycolysis (overview)
    Description:Video with text-downloadable narrative; includes an overview, an indepth advanced look and a flash movie.
    Course:BIOL 1308,BIOL 1406
    Type:Narrated animation
    Topic:Cellular Respiration: Harvesting Chemical Energy
    Subtopic:Cellular Respiration
    Level:Intermediate
    PLatform:Online
    Time Needed:15-May  Minutes
  56. Virtual Cell Animation Collection: Glycolysis (the reactions)
    Description:Video with text-downloadable narrative; includes an overview, an indepth advanced look and a flash movie.
    Course:BIOL 1308,BIOL 1406,BIOL 2401
    Type:Narrated animation
    Topic:Cellular Respiration: Harvesting Chemical Energy
    Subtopic:Cellular Respiration
    Level:Intermediate
    PLatform:Online
    Time Needed:15-May  Minutes
  57. You tube song/ video cellular respiration
    Description:The song helps remember the process of glycolysis, kreb's cycle , electron transport chain and chemiosmosis
    Course:BIOL 1308,BIOL 1406
    Type:Video
    Topic:Cellular Respiration: Harvesting Chemical Energy
    Subtopic:Cellular Respiration
    Level:Beginner
    PLatform:Online
    Time Needed:Less Than 5  Minutes
  58. Amoeba Sisters: Photosynthesis
    Description:Narrated video series: Photosynthesis and the Teeny Tiny Pigment Pancakes
    Course:BIOL 1308,BIOL 1406,BIOL 2401
    Type:Narrated animated video
    Topic:Photosynthesis
    Subtopic:Photosynthesis
    Level:Beginner
    PLatform:Online
    Time Needed:15-May  Minutes
  59. BioVision By Harvard video: Energy conversion in photosynthetic organisms
    Description:Video of the process of photosynthesis
    Course:BIOL 1308,BIOL 1406
    Type:Video
    Topic:Photosynthesis
    Subtopic:Photosynthesis
    Level:Advanced
    PLatform:Online
    Time Needed:Less Than 5  Minutes
  60. Concord Consortium Photosynthesis
    Description:Interactive simulation with questions; this activity requires students to examine the substrates and products of photosynthesis within a model leaf.
    Course:BIOL 1308,BIOL 1406
    Type:Simulation
    Topic:Photosynthesis
    Subtopic:Photosynthesis
    Level:Beginner
    PLatform:Online
    Time Needed:Less Than 5  Minutes
  61. McGraw Hill Animations: Photosynthetic Electron transport and ATP synthesis
    Description:This animation shows the photosynthetic electron transport and ATP Synthesis in chloroplasts of plants
    Course:BIOL 1308,BIOL 1406
    Type:Animation
    Topic:Photosynthesis
    Subtopic:Photosynthesis in Nature
    Level:Intermediate
    PLatform:Online
    Time Needed:Less Than 5  Minutes
  62. Virtual Cell Animation Collection: Photosynthesis (light reactions)
    Description:Video with text-downloadable narrative; includes an overview, an indepth advanced look and a flash movie.
    Course:BIOL 1308,BIOL 1406
    Type:Narrated animation
    Topic:Photosynthesis
    Subtopic:Light reactions
    Level:Intermediate
    PLatform:Online
    Time Needed:15-May  Minutes
  63. Virtual Cell Animation Collection: Photosystem II
    Description:Video with text-downloadable narrative; includes an overview, an indepth advanced look and a flash movie.
    Course:BIOL 1308,BIOL 1406
    Type:Narrated animation
    Topic:Photosynthesis
    Subtopic:Light reactions
    Level:Intermediate
    PLatform:Online
    Time Needed:15-May  Minutes
  64. HHMI Biointeractive: Quorum sensing
    Description:This text and illustrated "click and learn" guides students through the process of examining quorum sensing in bacteria
    Course:BIOL 1308,BIOL 1309,BIOL 1406,BIOL 1407,BIOL 2416,BIOL 2420
    Type:Text
    Topic:Cell Communication
    Subtopic:Quorum Sensing
    Level:Intermediate
    PLatform:Online
    Time Needed:15-May  Minutes
  65. Learn Genetics Video: G-protein linked receptors
    Description:Narrated video on the structure and function of G-protein linked receptors in cell communication
    Course:BIOL 1308,BIOL 1406
    Type:Narrated video
    Topic:Cell Communication
    Subtopic:Signal Reception
    Level:Intermediate
    PLatform:Online
    Time Needed:Less Than 5  Minutes
  66. Learn Genetics Video: How Cells Communicate
    Description:Video with text-downloadable narrative
    Course:BIOL 1308,BIOL 1406
    Type:Video
    Topic:Cell Communication
    Subtopic:An Overview of Cell Signaling
    Level:Beginner
    PLatform:Online
    Time Needed:Less Than 5  Minutes
  67. Learn Genetics Video: The Fight or Flight response
    Description:Text-based tutorial
    Course:BIOL 1308,BIOL 1406,BIOL 2401
    Type:Text-based Tutorial
    Topic:Cell Communication
    Subtopic:Signal Reception
    Level:Beginner
    PLatform:Online
    Time Needed:15-May  Minutes
  68. Virtual Cell Animation Collection: Insulin Signaling
    Description:Video with text-downloadable narrative; includes an overview, an indepth advanced look and a flash movie.
    Course:BIOL 1308,BIOL 1406,BIOL 2401,BIOL 2402
    Type:Narrated animation
    Topic:Cell Communication
    Subtopic:Cellular Responses to Signals
    Level:Intermediate
    PLatform:Online
    Time Needed:15-May  Minutes
  69. Amoeba Sisters: Cell cycle and cancer
    Description:Fun narrated video series: The Cell Cycle and Cancer
    Course:BIOL 1308,BIOL 1406,BIOL 2401
    Type:Narrated animated video
    Topic:The Cell: The Cell Cycle
    Subtopic:Mitosis & Cancer
    Level:Beginner
    PLatform:Online
    Time Needed:Less Than 5  Minutes
  70. Amoeba Sisters: Mitosis
    Description:Fun narrated video series: Mitosis: The Amazing Cell Process that Uses Division to Multiply!
    Course:BIOL 1308,BIOL 1406,BIOL 2401
    Type:Narrated animated video
    Topic:The Cell: The Cell Cycle
    Subtopic:Mitosis
    Level:Beginner
    PLatform:Online
    Time Needed:15-May  Minutes
  71. McGraw Hill Animations: Comparison of Mitosis and Meiosis
    Description:This animation compares mitosis and meiosis
    Course:BIOL 1308,BIOL 1406,BIOL 2401
    Type:Animation
    Topic:The Cell: The Cell Cycle
    Subtopic:Mitosis
    Level:Beginner
    PLatform:Online
    Time Needed:Less Than 5  Minutes
  72. McGraw Hill Animations: Control of the Cell Cycle
    Description:This animation depicts the regulatory checkpoints of the cell cycle
    Course:BIOL 1308,BIOL 1406
    Type:Animation
    Topic:The Cell: The Cell Cycle
    Subtopic:Regulation of the Cell Cycle
    Level:Beginner
    PLatform:Online
    Time Needed:Less Than 5  Minutes
  73. McGraw Hill Animations: Mitosis and Cytokinesis
    Description:Animation describing the process of nuclear cell division.
    Course:BIOL 1308,BIOL 1406
    Type:Animation
    Topic:The Cell: The Cell Cycle
    Subtopic:Mitosis
    Level:Beginner
    PLatform:Online
    Time Needed:Less Than 5  Minutes
  74. Virtual Cell Animation Collection: Mitosis
    Description:Video with text-downloadable narrative; includes an overview, an indepth advanced look and a flash movie.
    Course:BIOL 1308,BIOL 1406,BIOL 2401
    Type:Narrated animation
    Topic:The Cell: The Cell Cycle
    Subtopic:Mitosis
    Level:Intermediate
    PLatform:Online
    Time Needed:15-May  Minutes
  75. Amoeba Sisters: Meiosis
    Description:Fun narrated video series: Meiosis: The Great Divide
    Course:BIOL 1308,BIOL 1406,BIOL 2401,BIOL 2416
    Type:Narrated video
    Topic:Genetics
    Subtopic:Meiosis
    Level:Beginner
    PLatform:Online
    Time Needed:15-May  Minutes
  76. Learn Genetics Video: Heredity
    Description:Narrated, text-based clickable tutorial
    Course:BIOL 1308,BIOL 1406,BIOL 2416
    Type:Tutorial
    Topic:A Introduction to Heredity
    Subtopic:Genetics
    Level:Beginner
    PLatform:Online
    Time Needed:Less Than 5  Minutes
  77. McGraw Hill Animations: Random Orientation of Chromosomes During Meiosis
    Description:This animation depicts the random orientation of chromosomes during meiosis.
    Course:BIOL 1308,BIOL 1406,BIOL 2401
    Type:Animation
    Topic:Meiosis and Sexual Life Cycles
    Subtopic:Origins of Genetic Variation
    Level:Beginner
    PLatform:Online
    Time Needed:Less Than 5  Minutes
  78. Virtual Cell Animation Collection: Meiosis
    Description:Video with text-downloadable narrative; includes an overview, an indepth advanced look and a flash movie.
    Course:BIOL 1308,BIOL 1406,BIOL 2401
    Type:Narrated animation
    Topic:Meiosis and Sexual Life Cycles
    Subtopic:Meiosis
    Level:Intermediate
    PLatform:Online
    Time Needed:15-May  Minutes
  79. Amoeba Sisters: Blood type
    Description:Fun narrated video series: Blood types and Punnett Squares (Multiple Alleles)
    Course:BIOL 1308,BIOL 1406,BIOL 2401
    Type:Narrated animated video
    Topic:Genetics
    Subtopic:Mendel and the Gene Idea
    Level:Beginner
    PLatform:Online
    Time Needed:Less Than 5  Minutes
  80. Amoeba Sisters: Dihybrid crosses
    Description:Fun narrated video series: Dihybrid crosses and a cat called "Moo"
    Course:BIOL 1308,BIOL 1406,BIOL 2401
    Type:Narrated video
    Topic:Genetics
    Subtopic:Dihybrid crosses
    Level:Beginner
    PLatform:Online
    Time Needed:Less Than 5  Minutes
  81. Amoeba Sisters: Monohybrids and Punnett Squares
    Description:Fun narrated video series: Monohybrids and the Punnett Square Guinea Pigs
    Course:BIOL 1308,BIOL 1406,BIOL 2401,BIOL 2416
    Type:Narrated video
    Topic:Genetics
    Subtopic:Monohybrid crosses
    Level:Beginner
    PLatform:Online
    Time Needed:15-May  Minutes
  82. Amoeba Sisters: Non-mendelian traits
    Description:Fun narrated video series: Incomplete Dominance, Codominance, Polygenic Traits, and Epistasis!
    Course:BIOL 1308,BIOL 1406,BIOL 2401,BIOL 2416
    Type:Narrated animated video
    Topic:Genetics
    Subtopic:Non-Mendelian genetics
    Level:Beginner
    PLatform:Online
    Time Needed:15-May  Minutes
  83. Amoeba Sisters: Punnett Squares and Sex- linked Traits
    Description:Fun narrated video series: Punnett Squares and Sex-Linked Traits
    Course:BIOL 1308,BIOL 1406,BIOL 2416
    Type:Narrated animated video
    Topic:Genetics
    Subtopic:Sex-Linked Traits
    Level:Beginner
    PLatform:Online
    Time Needed:15-May  Minutes
  84. HHMI Biointeractive: DNA packaging
    Description:DNA is tightly packed in the nucleus of every cell. DNA wraps around special proteins called histones, which form loops of DNA called nucleosomes. These nucleosomes coil and stack together to form fibers called chromatin. Chromatin in turn forms larger loops and coils to form chromosomes.
    Course:BIOL 1308,BIOL 1406,BIOL 2401,BIOL 2416
    Type:Animation
    Topic:The Chromosomal Basis of Inheritance
    Subtopic:DNA packaging
    Level:Intermediate
    PLatform:Online
    Time Needed:Less Than 5  Minutes
  85. Amoeba Sisters: DNA replication
    Description:Fun narrated video series: DNA replication; the Cell's extreme sport
    Course:BIOL 1308,BIOL 1406,BIOL 2401
    Type:Narrated video
    Topic:The Molecular Basis of Inheritance
    Subtopic:DNA Replication and Repair
    Level:Beginner
    PLatform:Online
    Time Needed:Less Than 5  Minutes
  86. Biology Animations: Central Dogma
    Description:Text-based animation (music background); not narrated
    Course:BIOL 1308,BIOL 1406,BIOL 2401
    Type:Video
    Topic:The Molecular Basis of Inheritance
    Subtopic:From Gene to Protein; Transcription and translation
    Level:Beginner
    PLatform:Online
    Time Needed:Less Than 5  Minutes
  87. Carnegie-Mellon : DNA Replication
    Description:The text tutorial with moving simulation (no sound or narration) provides information on DNA replication
    Course:BIOL 1308,BIOL 1406,BIOL 2401
    Type:Tutorial
    Topic:The Molecular Basis of Inheritance
    Subtopic:DNA replication
    Level:Intermediate
    PLatform:Online
    Time Needed:Less Than 5  Minutes
  88. HHMI Biointeractive: DNA replication (advanced)
    Description:Both strands of the DNA double helix act as templates for the new DNA strands. Incoming DNA is unraveled by the enzyme helicase, resulting in the 3' strand and the 5' strand. The 3' strands and the 5' strands are replicated by a DNA polymerase enzyme but in different ways.
    Course:BIOL 1308,BIOL 1406,BIOL 2401,BIOL 2416
    Type:Animation
    Topic:The Molecular Basis of Inheritance
    Subtopic:DNA Replication and Repair
    Level:Advanced
    PLatform:Online
    Time Needed:Less Than 5  Minutes
  89. HHMI Biointeractive: DNA Replication (basic)
    Description:Using information from molecular research, this 3-D animation shows how DNA is replicated at the molecular level. It involves an enzyme that unwinds the DNA, and other enzymes that copy the two resulting strands.
    Course:BIOL 1308,BIOL 1406,BIOL 2401,BIOL 2416
    Type:Animation
    Topic:The Molecular Basis of Inheritance
    Subtopic:DNA Replication and Repair
    Level:Beginner
    PLatform:Online
    Time Needed:Less Than 5  Minutes
  90. HHMI Biointeractive: DNA replication (schematic)
    Description:We are introduced to DNA as a double helical molecule, preparing for replication.
    Course:BIOL 1308,BIOL 1406,BIOL 2401
    Type:Animation
    Topic:The Molecular Basis of Inheritance
    Subtopic:DNA Replication and Repair
    Level:Beginner
    PLatform:Online
    Time Needed:Less Than 5  Minutes
  91. HHMI Biointeractive: The Double Helix
    Description:This video guides students through the history of the studies of Watson and Crick in the discovery of the double helix.
    Course:BIOL 1308,BIOL 1406,BIOL 2401,BIOL 2416
    Type:video
    Topic:The Molecular Basis of Inheritance
    Subtopic:DNA as the Genetic Material
    Level:Intermediate
    PLatform:Online
    Time Needed:Less Than 5  Minutes
  92. McGraw Hill Animations: How Nucleotides are added in DNA replication
    Description:Description of DNA replication. Includes the enzymes that are involved
    Course:BIOL 1308,BIOL 1406
    Type:Animation
    Topic:The Molecular Basis of Inheritance
    Subtopic:DNA Replication and Repair
    Level:Beginner
    PLatform:Online
    Time Needed:Less Than 5  Minutes
  93. McGraw Hill Animations: Protein Synthesis
    Description:This animation depicts protein synthesis in a ribosome.
    Course:BIOL 1308,BIOL 1406
    Type:Animation
    Topic:The Molecular Basis of Inheritance
    Subtopic:Transcription and translation
    Level:Beginner
    PLatform:Online
    Time Needed:Less Than 5  Minutes
  94. Amoeba Sisters: DNA vs. RNA
    Description:Fun narrated video series: Protein Synthesis and the Lean, Mean Ribosome Machines
    Course:BIOL 1308,BIOL 1406,BIOL 2401
    Type:Narrated animated video
    Topic:From Gene to Protein
    Subtopic:The Synthesis and Processing of RNA
    Level:Beginner
    PLatform:Online
    Time Needed:Less Than 5  Minutes
  95. Amoeba Sisters: Mutations
    Description:Fun narrated video series: Mutations: The Potential Power of a Small Change
    Course:BIOL 1308,BIOL 1406,BIOL 2401
    Type:Narrated animated video
    Topic:Genetics
    Subtopic:From Gene to Protein; Transcription and translation
    Level:Beginner
    PLatform:Online
    Time Needed:15-May  Minutes
  96. Carnegie-Mellon : DNA Transcription
    Description:The text tutorial with moving simulation (no sound or narration) provides information on the the transcription of DNA
    Course:BIOL 1308,BIOL 1406,BIOL 2401
    Type:Simulation
    Topic:From Gene to Protein
    Subtopic:Transcription and translation
    Level:Intermediate
    PLatform:Online
    Time Needed:Less Than 5  Minutes
  97. Carnegie-Mellon : Protein Synthesis
    Description:The text tutorial with moving simulation (no sound or narration) provides information on protein synthesis.
    Course:BIOL 1308,BIOL 1406,BIOL 2401
    Type:Simulation
    Topic:From Gene to Protein
    Subtopic:Translation
    Level:Intermediate
    PLatform:Online
    Time Needed:Less Than 5  Minutes
  98. HHMI Biointeractive: DNA Transcription (advanced)
    Description:Narrated animation detailing the process of DNA Transcription in a cell.
    Course:BIOL 1308,BIOL 1406,BIOL 2401
    Type:Animation
    Topic:From Gene to Protein
    Subtopic:DNA transcription
    Level:Advanced
    PLatform:Online
    Time Needed:Less Than 5  Minutes
  99. HHMI Biointeractive: DNA Transcription (basic)
    Description:Narrated animation describing the process of DNA transcription in a cell.
    Course:BIOL 1308,BIOL 1406,BIOL 2401
    Type:Animation
    Topic:The Molecular Basis of Inheritance
    Subtopic:DNA transcription
    Level:Beginner
    PLatform:Online
    Time Needed:Less Than 5  Minutes
  100. HHMI Biointeractive: Translation (advanced)
    Description:Brief animation showing how mRNA is translated to protein on the ribosome.
    Course:BIOL 1308,BIOL 1406,BIOL 2401
    Type:Animation
    Topic:From Gene to Protein
    Subtopic:Translation
    Level:Intermediate
    PLatform:Online
    Time Needed:Less Than 5  Minutes
  101. HHMI Biointeractive: Translation (basic)
    Description:Short animation showing real time protein synthesis at the ribosome
    Course:BIOL 2401
    Type:Animation
    Topic:From Gene to Protein
    Subtopic:Translation
    Level:Beginner
    PLatform:Online
    Time Needed:Less Than 5  Minutes
  102. HHMI Biointeractive: Triplet Code
    Description:A very brief explanation of why 3 nucleotides are required to code for each of the 20 amino acids.
    Course:BIOL 1308,BIOL 1406,BIOL 2401
    Type:Animation
    Topic:From Gene to Protein
    Subtopic:Translation
    Level:Beginner
    PLatform:Online
    Time Needed:Less Than 5  Minutes
  103. McGraw Hill Education: Human genetics Multiple Choice Quiz
    Description:A 25-question online quiz on gene expression (transcription and translation). The nice thing about this quiz is that results with all analytics can be emailed to both the student and the instructor.
    Course:BIOL 1308,BIOL 1406,BIOL 2416
    Type:Quiz
    Topic:From Gene to Protein
    Subtopic:Transcription and translation
    Level:Beginner
    PLatform:Online
    Time Needed:15-May  Minutes
  104. Virtual Cell Animation Collection: mRNA Processing
    Description:Video with text-downloadable narrative; includes an overview, an indepth advanced look and a flash movie.
    Course:BIOL 1308,BIOL 1406
    Type:Narrated animation
    Topic:From Gene to Protein
    Subtopic:The Synthesis and Processing of RNA
    Level:Intermediate
    PLatform:Online
    Time Needed:15-May  Minutes
  105. Virtual Cell Animation Collection: mRNA Splicing
    Description:Video with text-downloadable narrative; includes an overview, an indepth advanced look and a flash movie.
    Course:BIOL 1308,BIOL 1406
    Type:Narrated animation
    Topic:From Gene to Protein
    Subtopic:The Synthesis and Processing of RNA
    Level:Intermediate
    PLatform:Online
    Time Needed:15-May  Minutes
  106. Virtual Cell Animation Collection: Regulated Transcription
    Description:Video with text-downloadable narrative; includes an overview, an indepth advanced look and a flash movie.
    Course:BIOL 1308,BIOL 1406
    Type:Narrated animation
    Topic:From Gene to Protein
    Subtopic:Transcription and translation
    Level:Intermediate
    PLatform:Online
    Time Needed:15-May  Minutes
  107. Virtual Cell Animation Collection: Transcription
    Description:Video with text-downloadable narrative; includes an overview, an indepth advanced look and a flash movie.
    Course:BIOL 1308,BIOL 1406
    Type:Narrated animation
    Topic:From Gene to Protein
    Subtopic:Transcription and translation
    Level:Intermediate
    PLatform:Online
    Time Needed:15-May  Minutes
  108. Virtual Cell Animation Collection: Translation
    Description:Video with text-downloadable narrative; includes an overview, an indepth advanced look and a flash movie.
    Course:BIOL 1308,BIOL 1406
    Type:Narrated animation
    Topic:From Gene to Protein
    Subtopic:Transcription and translation
    Level:Intermediate
    PLatform:Online
    Time Needed:15-May  Minutes
  109. Amoeba Sisters: Virus
    Description:Fun narrated video series: Viruses: Virus Replication and The Mysterious Common Cold
    Course:BIOL 1308,BIOL 1406,BIOL 2420
    Type:Narrated animated video
    Topic:Viruses
    Subtopic:Viral Replication
    Level:Beginner
    PLatform:Online
    Time Needed:15-May  Minutes
  110. HHMI Biointeractive: E. coli Infection
    Description:Animated video with narrative accompanying text explaining the infection process of E. coli bacteria
    Course:BIOL 1308,BIOL 1309,BIOL 1406,BIOL 1407,BIOL 2420
    Type:Video
    Topic:Microbes
    Subtopic:Bacterial infection
    Level:Intermediate
    PLatform:Online
    Time Needed:Less Than 5  Minutes
  111. Virtual Cell Animation Collection: Lac Operon
    Description:Video with text-downloadable narrative; includes an overview, an indepth advanced look and a flash movie.
    Course:BIOL 1308,BIOL 1406,BIOL 2416,BIOL 2420
    Type:Narrated animation
    Topic:Microbes
    Subtopic:The Genetics of Bacteria
    Level:Intermediate
    PLatform:Online
    Time Needed:15-May  Minutes
  112. HHMI Biointeractive: Regulation of Eukaryotic DNA transcription
    Description:This video describes different mechanisms of activation and repression which regulate the rate of DNA transcription.
    Course:BIOL 1308,BIOL 1406,BIOL 2401
    Type:Video
    Topic:The Organization and Control of Eukaryotic Genomes
    Subtopic:The Control of Gene Expression
    Level:Intermediate
    PLatform:Online
    Time Needed:Less Than 5  Minutes
  113. McGraw Hill Animations: Control of Gene Expression in Eukaryotes
    Description:This animation depicts the control of gene expression in eukaryotes
    Course:BIOL 1308,BIOL 1406
    Type:Animation
    Topic:The Organization and Control of Eukaryotic Genomes
    Subtopic:The Control of Gene Expression
    Level:Beginner
    PLatform:Online
    Time Needed:Less Than 5  Minutes
  114. Learn.Genetics: Genetics Science Learning Center: DNA Microarray Virtual Lab
    Description:A virtual biotechnique laboratory that walks students through the steps of a microarray experiment designed to tell the difference between healthy cells and cancer cells. Excellent background information and realistic drag-and-drop lab procedures.
    Course:BIOL 1309,BIOL 1406,BIOL 2416
    Type:Simulation
    Topic:DNA Technology and Genomics
    Subtopic:DNA microarray
    Level:Advanced
    PLatform:Online
    Time Needed:Less Than 5  Minutes
  115. Learn Genetics Video: The Evolution of the Cell
    Description:Text-based tutorial
    Course:BIOL 1308,BIOL 1309,BIOL 1406,BIOL 1407,BIOL 2401,BIOL 2402,BIOL 2416,BIOL 2420
    Type:Text-based Tutorial
    Topic:The Evolution of Eukaryotic Diversity
    Subtopic:Cells
    Level:Beginner
    PLatform:Online
    Time Needed:15-May  Minutes
  116. Amoeba Sisters: Plants
    Description:Fun narrated video series: Plant Structure and Adaptations
    Course:BIOL 1309,BIOL 1407
    Type:Narrated video
    Topic:Plant Diversity I: How Plants Colonized Land
    Subtopic:Plant Structure
    Level:Beginner
    PLatform:Online
    Time Needed:15-May  Minutes
  117. Amoeba Sisters: Plant reproduction in angiosperms
    Description:Fun narrated video series:Plant Reproduction in Angiosperms
    Course:BIOL 1309,BIOL 1407
    Type:Narrated video
    Topic:Plant Diversity II: The Evolution of Seed Plants
    Subtopic:Angiosperms (Flowering Plants)
    Level:Beginner
    PLatform:Online
    Time Needed:15-May  Minutes
  118. Amoeba Sisters: Human Organ systems
    Description:Fun narrated video series: Human Body Systems: The 11 Champions
    Course:BIOL 1309,BIOL 1407,BIOL 2401,BIOL 2402
    Type:Narrated video
    Topic:Animal Form and Function
    Subtopic:An Introduction to Animal Structure and Function
    Level:Beginner
    PLatform:Online
    Time Needed:15-May  Minutes