BIOL& 160

YouTube – Biology Playlist

40 Biology videos (Over 7 hours!) covering topics such as water, membranes, molecules, photosynthesis, and many more topics in biology.  These topics cover human, plant, and animal biology.  These videos have been vetting and approved by the tutors of the Tacoma Community College Writing and Tutoring Center.

Link to Resource

Learn Genetics: Molecules of Inheritance

Screenshot of the Molecules of Inheritance page of the Learn Genetics website.

 

Learn Genetics: Molecules of Inheritance webpage provides a thorough overview of information about the Molecule of Inheritance (M.I). It includes lesson categories defining and explaining DNA & Genes, the Central Dogma (coding processes), RNA, and Proteins. The lesson pieces are marked with little colored labels including “Tour” with visual slides and audio; “Interactive Explore” with an interactive learning activity; “Explore” with large colorful images and text information; and “Learn More” with extended informative text and images.

Link to Resource

Virtual Body

Learn about the human body with interactive activities and audio-visually presented information.  Virtual Body provides information and interactive activities to help students learn about the human body, including specifically the brain, skeleton, heart, and digestive tract.  Each of the 4 body sections includes a narrated ‘tour’ of that area of the human body, a visual diagram where you can hover over parts and see the name and definition, and an activity to practice putting together all the parts. 

Link to resource

Rating: 

Cells Alive

Cells Alive provides interactive visual models and activities to learn animal, plant, and bacteria cell anatomy and to learn the processes of mitosis, cell cycles, dividing bacteria, cancer cells, antibodies, and microscopy.  The site also has free printable study aids for various cell types.

 

Link to resource

Rating:

Learn Genetics

Learn about scientific processes of the human body through interactive games and information in the fields of genetics, biology, ecology, health, and other science & math.  Learn.Genetics from the Genetic Science Learning Center of The University of Utah, is an awesome collection of interactive learning modules for many science topics from understanding DNA to the affects of drugs on the brain.  The collection includes game-like interactive animations that explain scientific processes, slides with audio, and informational pages you can read while interacting with slides that model what you are learning.  This is a great site to explore if you are taking any kind of science course and need some more visual and entertaining material to study with!

 

Link to resource

Rating: 

Biology Project

Learn and practice biology concepts. The Biology Project from the University of Arizona is a well rounded online resource providing good information, visual models, and practice exercises for students to learn and study their understanding of various biology concepts.

 

Link to resource

Rating: