|General Biology Resources||Cells||Embryo|
Includes animations on hearing, heart circulation, and invasions of bacteria and viruses. Includes modules on obesity, cancer, neuroscience, cardiovascular, DNA, RNA, biological clocks, infectious diseases, immunology, and genomics and chemical genetics.
Biology lectures - Academic Earth
General Biology video lectures from Berkely, MIT, and Stanford.
Get Body Smart
Includes exceptional interactive tutorials on the skeletal system, muscular system, muscle tissue physiology, nervous system, circulatory system, respiratory system, urinary system, and histology.
Significant Body Systems
Provides diagrams and information on the nervous, skeletal, musculoskeletal, cardiovascular, and respiratory systems. Also includes some radiologic anatomy images.
Interactive exercises allow you to examine cell structures, see the stages of mitosis, and learn about the immune system, cell structure and function, and microbes.
Cellular transport animations
Following an overview, this website provides annotated animations on membranes, diffusion/osmosis, passive transport, and active transport.
DNA replication animation
This detailed animation includes audio and subtitles.
DNA workshop activity
In this activity, you must match bases to make two new DNA strands, match DNA and RNA bases to make a mRNA strand, and match tRNA anticodons to mRNA codons. Requires Adobe Shockwave to run properly.
Protein synthesis animation
Provides detailed, annotated animations on protein synthesis.
Multi-dimensional Human Embryo Atlas
Includes MRI and optical images of the embryo in Carnegie stages 13-23.
The Visible Embryo
"The Visible Embryo is a visual guide through fetal development from fertilization through pregnancy to birth."
Genetics education resources from the National Library of Medicine.
Educational materials on genetics, bioscience and health topics from the University of Utah's Genetic Science Learning Center.
Department of Health and Human Services online tool for creating a printable family health history.
The baby boom
Generate alien offspring, explore the database of traits, and quiz yourself on trait frequency.
Mendel's experiments with peas
Breed peas and quiz yourself on trait frequency.
Sex-linked inheritance problem set
Click on the Tutorial button for explanations on how to solve the problems.
Includes drag-and-drop quizzes on the components of the specific and nonspecific host defense system.