High School Student & Teacher Outreach The Department of Biology is actively involved in science outreach at the high school level. The goal of these outreach programs is to make science fun and exciting by bringing new hands-on activities into the classrooms, and to make teaching and learning science a more enriching and rewarding experience for both students and teachers. Science teachers from the greater Boston area are invited to:
STAR: Biochem - Home StarBiochem is a 3-D protein viewer that allows students to learn key concepts about the biology of proteins in an interactive manner. Unlike traditional 3-D protein viewers which may require installation and significant technical expertise, StarBiochem is an intuitive 3-D protein viewer designed with students in mind. StarBiochem’s user interface was designed to visually represent protein structural information based on the four different levels of protein structure, which mirrors how students get introduced to this topic in class and in textbooks. Using StarBiochem StarBiochem is accessible via the web. Press the START button to get started. Teach the Children Well-Animals AdaptationAdaptations to A Desert BiomeAnimal AdaptationsAnimal Adaptations and SurvivalAnimal Adaptations GameAnimal Adaptations E-SafarisAnimal CamouflageAnimal DiversityAnimals and AdaptationAnimals, Adaptation and the Galápagos IslandsThe Body ChangersBuild a BeastCamouflageDirtmeister's Animal AdaptationsEvolutionHot or ColdHow Animals Meet Their NeedsHow Plants and Animals Survive the WinterMimicryPenguin AdaptationUnderstand Wildlife Winter Survival StrategiesWacky Animal DefencesWhat Do Animals Do in Winter?What Does Adaptation Mean?Wildlife in Winter--Adaptations for SurvivalWinter Adaptations of Animals Amazing Bats of Bracken CaveBat Conservation InternationalBats!
Secondary Biology teaching resources – TES From tiny microbes to life itself, our collection of free biology teaching resources covers all aspects of the subject, no matter how big or how small. Why not have a browse of our latest collections in TES Science and Socrative science GCSE revision quizzes? Alternatively, you can search for lesson plans, activities and worksheets, as well as material for biology revision. Interactive Lesson Calculating The Odds of Intelligent Alien Life Astronomers believe that every star in the galaxy has a planet, one fifth of which might harbor life. Only we haven't seen any of them — yet. Jeremy Kasdin and his team are looking to change that with the design and engineering of an extraordinary piece of equipment: a flower petal-shaped "starshade" that allows a telescope to photograph planets from 50,000 kilometers away.
STAR: Genetics - Home StarGenetics is a Mendelian genetics cross simulator developed at MIT by biology faculty, researched-trained scientists and technologists at MIT's OEIT. StarGenetics allows students to simulate mating experiments between organisms that are genetically different across a range of traits to analyze the nature of the traits in question. Its goal is to teach students about genetic experimental design and genetic concepts. For more information on StarGenetics click here. Using StarGenetics Food Chain - Kid's Corner The Food Chain Every living thing needs energy in order to live. Everytime animals do something (run, jump) they use energy to do so. Animals get energy from the food they eat, and all living things get energy from food. Plants use sunlight, water and nutrients to get energy (in a process called photosynthesis).
The Human Body This astonishing series takes us on a journey breathtaking twists of the most complex biological mechanism on earth - the human body. Using a technique that allows us to see photos changes over time, graphics, drawing and illustration calculated computerized techniques in order to investigate any effect, due to a corner of the human body in his various stages of growth, maturity and the final state - decay. Matriculation, girls, pains of adolescence, complex activity of the brain and eventually death shown in steps with detailed explanation. Offering clear voice of Dr.
Biology Teaching Resources Welcome to the Teachers' Center at Explore Biology. Here you will find resources to help you teach biology at the high school level. Some of my Regents lectures are supported by Powerpoint presentations. If you are not familiar, Regents is a 10th grade very simplified introduction to Biology, that is limited by a state-wide exam. These PPTs are not appropriate for AP Biology courses! Animals As of July 1, 2013 ThinkQuest has been discontinued. We would like to thank everyone for being a part of the ThinkQuest global community: Students - For your limitless creativity and innovation, which inspires us all. Teachers - For your passion in guiding students on their quest. Partners - For your unwavering support and evangelism. Parents - For supporting the use of technology not only as an instrument of learning, but as a means of creating knowledge.
Test your sense of touch Is the Glass of Water Hot or Cold? With this experiment, test your skin's ability to perceive whether an object is hot or cold. What You Need: Overview of The Biology Project Welcome to The Biology Project, an interactive online resource for learning biology developed at The University of Arizona. The Biology Project is fun, richly illustrated, and tested on 1000s of students. It has been designed for biology students at the college and high school level, but is useful for medical students, physicians, science writers, and all types of interested people.
These illustrations explain which muscles you’re stretching Stretching is an important component of any physical fitness program and is very beneficial when it comes to everyday life. We at Bright Side would like to share some beautiful illustrations created by a Spanish fitness coach to show you which muscles are affected by different stretches. Please bear in mind that while stretching you should pay attention to your breathing and make sure that the exercises do not cause you any pain. Hold each pose for 10-30 seconds.