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Anatomy Resources

YouTube – Anatomy & Physiology

40 videos exploring a variety of topics within the field of anatomy and physiology.  These include: urinary system, reproductive system, metabolism, nutrition, digestive system, and all the other major systems. These videos have been vetting and approved by the tutors of the Tacoma Community College Writing and Tutoring Center. Link to Resource Rating: 

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World Science University

 Watch videos explaining science concepts, take small courses to explore science or math concepts, or join a university course to learn advanced Mathematics, Astronomy, Physics, or other science subjects. “[World Science U] offers 3 levels of instruction. The first is what Greene and his team call ‘Science Unplugged.’ These are short, informal videos of Green answering questions…

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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…

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The Blood Typing Game

Learn about determining blood types and compatibility for transfusion by playing a game.  The Blood Typing Game from Nobelprize.org provides an interactive and fun way for students to learn about blood groups, blood types, and compatible blood transfusions.   Link to resource Rating: 

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Ted-Ed: Lessons Worth Sharing

Learn from a video lesson with exercises and further resources and discussion as well. Ted-Ed provides video based lessons that people have developed into fuller lessons using question and answer exercises after the video, futher information and resource references, and online discussion boards.  You can search for the subject area or lesson topic you would like…

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PubMed

Meta-search for biological and medical literature.  PubMed comprises more than 25 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites. Link to Resource Rating:

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Neuroscience For Kids

Neuroscience for Kids provides good basic information on the brain that is relevant for any age student!  On the Explore page, you can find listed topics with information pages and visuals on brain basics, higher functions, spinal cord, peripheral nervous system, the neuron, the sensory systems, methods and techniques, drug effects, and neurological & mental disorders. Link to…

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Minute Labs

Learn science concepts explained through various engaging media. MinuteLabs.io is an extension of what MinutePhysics and MinuteEarth do (explain science concepts with fun & informative videos), but instead of YouTube videos, MinuteLabs is a grab bag of text, images, audio, video, interactive simulations, games, and more! It is a blog style, so new interesting short science ‘labs’ are added once or twice per month! You…

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MDCT – Gray’s Anatomy Online Powerpoint Lectures

MDCT’s Gray’s Anatomy Online site provides PowerPoint’s teaching the various parts of the human body as listed. You are able to click on any of the body areas or systems listed and download the actual PowerPoint which gives information and images to teach you. There are also other resources on the MDCT site which you…

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MDCT

Find informative powerpoint lectures related to medical sciences, radiology case images of various body systems, and other relevant articles.  MDCT stands for Multi Detector Computed Tomography.  The site provides links to various medical case images, medical sciences e-lectures, articles & other resources, and textbook shopping for radiology and other medical sciences.  The purpose of the site…

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Learn Genetics: Molecules of Inheritance

  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…

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Learn Genetics: Cell Size and Scale

The Learn Genetics: Cell Size and Scale webpage allows you to view the size of a cell in comparison to other items we are more familiar with, like 12 point type, a coffee bean, and more smaller things!  Using the given bar, you are able to zoom in and out to see the cell and…

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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…

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Khan Academy Library

Learn math, science, economics, history, art, computing or test prep using video lessons and exercises.The Khan Academy Library provides well organized video series teaching and exercises in many subjects.  Khan Academy has the most extensive content in Mathematics, but also has great series of videos in Sciences, Economics and Finance, Arts and Humanities, Computing, and Test Preparation!   Link to…

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Inner Body

Study anatomy and physiolgoy using interactive models of body systems and parts. The Inner Body site provides visual interactive models so that you can explore the parts of the body visually and hover your mouse over each part and read the information that pops up about it on the right side as you go.  You can even…

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Google Scholar

Google Scholar provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature. From one place, you can search across many disciplines and sources: articles, theses, books, abstracts and court opinions, from academic publishers, professional societies, online repositories, universities and other web sites. Google Scholar helps you find relevant work across the world of scholarly research. …

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Get Body Smart

GetBodySmart represents an attempt to create a fully animated and interactive eBook about human anatomy and physiology.  View and explore systems overviews, skeletal systems, muscle physiology, muscular system, nervous system, circulatory system, respiratory system, urinary system, histology websites, and additional references. Link to Resource Rating:

Read More

EM Rap TV

Watch videos of information from emergency medical cases presented by the care providers.  EM Rap TV was created by an emergency physician, Mel Herbert, as a ‘TV channel’ of sorts for emergency medical professionals to share and learn from one another through videos presenting various cases and results, and other useful information. Link to resource…

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DLL (Digital Learning Library) of Tacoma Community College

Find handouts created by TCC instructors and staff, find research articles, and other information related to the subject of your search. Tacoma Community College’s Digital Learning Library was created to house digital files of handouts and articles created by TCC faculty and staff.  There are many topics covered and useful freely available content for students to…

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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:

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Blue Histology – Epithelia and Glands

Blue Histology has information on human anatomy (including Epithelia and Glands, Connective Tissues, Nervous Tissue, Urinary System, Reproductive System, Accessory Digestive Glands, and much more), images, original source material + additional links and sources, and several quizzes to test your knowledge.  Overall, this website contains a ton of information about anatomy and human biology, but…

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Blue Histology

Blue Histology provides microscopic images and detailed information about various tissues.  Make sure that your pop-up windows and javascript are enabled in your browser so you can use all the functions on the site.  Each page has a table of contents with topics, lab guides and images that you will find on the page. This is followed by an…

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Anatomy Arcade

Games to learn and study anatomy. Anatomy arcade provides various games to help learn the anatomy of the body system. It is well categorized and has some very effective programs for memorizing in an interactive and more entertaining way.   Link to resource   Rating:

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Anatomy and Physiology Text and Laboratory Workbook Videos

The Anatomy and Physiology Text and Laboratory Workbook Videos website provides brief information, colorful pictures and videos about cell transport including Brownian movement, Osmosis, Elodea Osmosis, Blood Isotonic, Paramecium Contractile Vacuole, Bulk Transport, Endocytosis and Exocytosis. All the videos are in .wmv format and download to open in a local video player. Link to Resource…

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Anatomy and Physiology Learning Modules

Learn about human anatomy and physiology.  Includes pictures for visual learners.  includes gradable quizzes on muscles, bones, and many other body parts.  It includes an image bank of printable pictures. Link to Resource Rating:

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Astronomy Resources

World Science University

 Watch videos explaining science concepts, take small courses to explore science or math concepts, or join a university course to learn advanced Mathematics, Astronomy, Physics, or other science subjects. “[World Science U] offers 3 levels of instruction. The first is what Greene and his team call ‘Science Unplugged.’ These are short, informal videos of Green answering questions…

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Wolfram Alpha: Computational Knowledge Engine

 Search to find math or science related data and calculations. WolframAlpha is designed to search for particular calculations or scientific formulas to get full descriptions, models, various forms, and calculated results.  The only issue is that you can not get a step-by-step explanation of the solution without a paid membership! So, you can use another free resource called…

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Windows to the Universe

The Windows to the Universe site provides a great simple explanations about planets, stars, space, and scientific concepts within astronomy.  Under the “Just Fun” tab, there are games and other activities that you can enjoy while learning a scientific process or information! This site has all sorts of useful and interesting information on it from…

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Ted-Ed: Lessons Worth Sharing

Learn from a video lesson with exercises and further resources and discussion as well. Ted-Ed provides video based lessons that people have developed into fuller lessons using question and answer exercises after the video, futher information and resource references, and online discussion boards.  You can search for the subject area or lesson topic you would like…

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Stellarium

Downloadable Planetarium for 3D star studying.  Stellarium is a free open source planetarium for your computer. It shows a realistic sky in 3D, just like what you see with the naked eye, binoculars or a telescope. It is being used in planetarium projectors. Just set your coordinates and go.   Link to resource Rating:

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Sky Maps

SkyMaps provides free downloadable Star Charts that can show you what stars, planets, and other objects are in your sky. Make sure you have one for your hemisphere and time of year.   Link to resource Rating:

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Minute Labs

Learn science concepts explained through various engaging media. MinuteLabs.io is an extension of what MinutePhysics and MinuteEarth do (explain science concepts with fun & informative videos), but instead of YouTube videos, MinuteLabs is a grab bag of text, images, audio, video, interactive simulations, games, and more! It is a blog style, so new interesting short science ‘labs’ are added once or twice per month! You…

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Khan Academy Library

Learn math, science, economics, history, art, computing or test prep using video lessons and exercises.The Khan Academy Library provides well organized video series teaching and exercises in many subjects.  Khan Academy has the most extensive content in Mathematics, but also has great series of videos in Sciences, Economics and Finance, Arts and Humanities, Computing, and Test Preparation!   Link to…

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Google Scholar

Google Scholar provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature. From one place, you can search across many disciplines and sources: articles, theses, books, abstracts and court opinions, from academic publishers, professional societies, online repositories, universities and other web sites. Google Scholar helps you find relevant work across the world of scholarly research. …

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DLL (Digital Learning Library) of Tacoma Community College

Find handouts created by TCC instructors and staff, find research articles, and other information related to the subject of your search. Tacoma Community College’s Digital Learning Library was created to house digital files of handouts and articles created by TCC faculty and staff.  There are many topics covered and useful freely available content for students to…

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Astronomy for Beginners

Description: Astronomy For Beginners brings together an expanse of info into manageable size to begin learning about astronomy.  There is useful information about astronomy in general, and some handy links to other relevant pages. If you’re interested in astrophotography you can have a look at the pictures the site author took, upload your own, and learn how to do it in the astrophotography section.…

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American Museum of Natural History

The American Museum of Natural History site provides great information on various anthropological topics.  You can search their research databases for academic information.  You can play their light-hearted games designed for young audiences, but still fun to play and learn from.  And also you can peruse their exhibitions online, seeing various videos, pictures, and articles…

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Biology Resources

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 Rating:

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YouTube – Anatomy & Physiology

40 videos exploring a variety of topics within the field of anatomy and physiology.  These include: urinary system, reproductive system, metabolism, nutrition, digestive system, and all the other major systems. These videos have been vetting and approved by the tutors of the Tacoma Community College Writing and Tutoring Center. Link to Resource Rating: 

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World Science University

 Watch videos explaining science concepts, take small courses to explore science or math concepts, or join a university course to learn advanced Mathematics, Astronomy, Physics, or other science subjects. “[World Science U] offers 3 levels of instruction. The first is what Greene and his team call ‘Science Unplugged.’ These are short, informal videos of Green answering questions…

Read More

Wolfram Alpha: Computational Knowledge Engine

 Search to find math or science related data and calculations. WolframAlpha is designed to search for particular calculations or scientific formulas to get full descriptions, models, various forms, and calculated results.  The only issue is that you can not get a step-by-step explanation of the solution without a paid membership! So, you can use another free resource called…

Read More

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…

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The Cytoskeleton

The Cytoskeleton webpage provides written and visual information about the cytoskeleton; how the cytoskeleton is made up. The full website is an online biology textbook written by John Kimball that is generally searchable and also has indexed pages and a table of contents. Link to Resource Rating: 

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The Blood Typing Game

Learn about determining blood types and compatibility for transfusion by playing a game.  The Blood Typing Game from Nobelprize.org provides an interactive and fun way for students to learn about blood groups, blood types, and compatible blood transfusions.   Link to resource Rating: 

Read More

Ted-Ed: Lessons Worth Sharing

Learn from a video lesson with exercises and further resources and discussion as well. Ted-Ed provides video based lessons that people have developed into fuller lessons using question and answer exercises after the video, futher information and resource references, and online discussion boards.  You can search for the subject area or lesson topic you would like…

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Slip Slide Collide

Slip Slide Collide is a fun informational game for learning about the layers of the Earth and its tectonic plates.  Though this is game-like, it is really just an engaging way to read information and practice what you learn. The Earth visual timeline was the most challenging as it was very difficult to tell the…

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PubMed

Meta-search for biological and medical literature.  PubMed comprises more than 25 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites. Link to Resource Rating:

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Ptable

A Periodic Table with interactive visualizations, properties, orbitals, isotopes, and compound mixing.  Ptable.com provides more information and interactive tools for more advanced chemistry needs than the minute labs periodic table provides.  Ptable includes a visually informative table including each element’s wikipedia page & related photos/videos, properties, orbitals, isotopes, and compounds. When you are on the…

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Plant Anatomy from Nebraska Wesleyan University

The Plant Anatomy site from Nebraska Wesleyan University provides supplemental lessons on Cell Types, Meristems, Plant Organs and Tissues.  Text and photographs are used within each lesson. Positioning the mouse over active text (words in bold) will bring up additional information and highlight specific items on the photograph in the Cell Types, Meristems and Tissues lessons. The Plant Organ lesson works differently; the…

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Neuroscience For Kids

Neuroscience for Kids provides good basic information on the brain that is relevant for any age student!  On the Explore page, you can find listed topics with information pages and visuals on brain basics, higher functions, spinal cord, peripheral nervous system, the neuron, the sensory systems, methods and techniques, drug effects, and neurological & mental disorders. Link to…

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Mouse Party

Mouse Party is a fun interactive program from The Genetic Science Learning Center of the University of Utah Health Sciences department.  When you enter the program, you will be shown crowd of mice hanging out and each one is displaying a different drug induced behavior.  As you scroll over each mouse, it will show you…

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Minute Labs

Learn science concepts explained through various engaging media. MinuteLabs.io is an extension of what MinutePhysics and MinuteEarth do (explain science concepts with fun & informative videos), but instead of YouTube videos, MinuteLabs is a grab bag of text, images, audio, video, interactive simulations, games, and more! It is a blog style, so new interesting short science ‘labs’ are added once or twice per month! You…

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Merriam-Webster Dictionary

Merriam Webster dictionary website provides a free search of English word definitions and medical word definitions. You can also use the thesaurus tab for finding synonyms and antonyms. It is useful as a reference for English reading, writing, and spelling.  You can also find word solutions for scrabble, play word games, crossword puzzles, or take…

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MDCT – Gray’s Anatomy Online Powerpoint Lectures

MDCT’s Gray’s Anatomy Online site provides PowerPoint’s teaching the various parts of the human body as listed. You are able to click on any of the body areas or systems listed and download the actual PowerPoint which gives information and images to teach you. There are also other resources on the MDCT site which you…

Read More

MDCT

Find informative powerpoint lectures related to medical sciences, radiology case images of various body systems, and other relevant articles.  MDCT stands for Multi Detector Computed Tomography.  The site provides links to various medical case images, medical sciences e-lectures, articles & other resources, and textbook shopping for radiology and other medical sciences.  The purpose of the site…

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Learners TV

LearnersTV is a comprehensive site providing thousands of downloadable educational videos for many subjects ranging from Biology to Political Science with its diverse and plentiful content. Also, this site has a collection of free audio lectures of whole courses which are provided by professors from reputed universities around the world. You can review the lessons you’ve already studied by taking the…

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Learn Genetics: Molecules of Inheritance

  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…

Read More

Learn Genetics: Cell Size and Scale

The Learn Genetics: Cell Size and Scale webpage allows you to view the size of a cell in comparison to other items we are more familiar with, like 12 point type, a coffee bean, and more smaller things!  Using the given bar, you are able to zoom in and out to see the cell and…

Read More

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…

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Khan Academy Library

Learn math, science, economics, history, art, computing or test prep using video lessons and exercises.The Khan Academy Library provides well organized video series teaching and exercises in many subjects.  Khan Academy has the most extensive content in Mathematics, but also has great series of videos in Sciences, Economics and Finance, Arts and Humanities, Computing, and Test Preparation!   Link to…

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Internet Mental Health

The Mental Health website provides information on mental disorders, self diagnoses, discussions, medications, journals, new research and therapies. Some of the journal links are no longer working, but nonetheless this website has a wealth of useful information and videos about mental health and some great journal links for further study. Link to resource Rating: 

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Inner Body

Study anatomy and physiolgoy using interactive models of body systems and parts. The Inner Body site provides visual interactive models so that you can explore the parts of the body visually and hover your mouse over each part and read the information that pops up about it on the right side as you go.  You can even…

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Histology Zoomer

Images and information for the study of microscopic structures of tissues.  The Histology Zoomer site, created by Yakima Valley Community College, provides tutorials on the epithelium, muscles, connective tissue, nervous tissue, and endocrine tissue. The site includes image libraries for study and identification practice. The Dichotomous key for identifying basic tissue types is useful. The site…

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Health Finder (.gov)

Find basic information in a wide range of healthy life topics published by the US Dept. of Health and Human Services.  Healthfinder.gov has resources on a wide range of health topics selected from approximately 1,400 government and non-profit organizations to bring you the best, most reliable health information on the Internet.  They review and select…

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Google Scholar

Google Scholar provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature. From one place, you can search across many disciplines and sources: articles, theses, books, abstracts and court opinions, from academic publishers, professional societies, online repositories, universities and other web sites. Google Scholar helps you find relevant work across the world of scholarly research. …

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Get Body Smart

GetBodySmart represents an attempt to create a fully animated and interactive eBook about human anatomy and physiology.  View and explore systems overviews, skeletal systems, muscle physiology, muscular system, nervous system, circulatory system, respiratory system, urinary system, histology websites, and additional references. Link to Resource Rating:

Read More

EM Rap TV

Watch videos of information from emergency medical cases presented by the care providers.  EM Rap TV was created by an emergency physician, Mel Herbert, as a ‘TV channel’ of sorts for emergency medical professionals to share and learn from one another through videos presenting various cases and results, and other useful information. Link to resource…

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eAntrho: A Collection of Digital Laboratories

The eAnthro website provides several interactive pages related to human evolutionary biology, including 3D printables of bones, a lab page with collaborative lab data collection and comparison, a skeleton page showing comparisons of the bones of various species, and a page on fossils, and a page dedicated to the Lucy fossil.  Each page has interactive…

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DLL (Digital Learning Library) of Tacoma Community College

Find handouts created by TCC instructors and staff, find research articles, and other information related to the subject of your search. Tacoma Community College’s Digital Learning Library was created to house digital files of handouts and articles created by TCC faculty and staff.  There are many topics covered and useful freely available content for students to…

Read More

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:

Read More

Blue Histology – Epithelia and Glands

Blue Histology has information on human anatomy (including Epithelia and Glands, Connective Tissues, Nervous Tissue, Urinary System, Reproductive System, Accessory Digestive Glands, and much more), images, original source material + additional links and sources, and several quizzes to test your knowledge.  Overall, this website contains a ton of information about anatomy and human biology, but…

Read More

Blue Histology

Blue Histology provides microscopic images and detailed information about various tissues.  Make sure that your pop-up windows and javascript are enabled in your browser so you can use all the functions on the site.  Each page has a table of contents with topics, lab guides and images that you will find on the page. This is followed by an…

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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:

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Anatomy Arcade

Games to learn and study anatomy. Anatomy arcade provides various games to help learn the anatomy of the body system. It is well categorized and has some very effective programs for memorizing in an interactive and more entertaining way.   Link to resource   Rating:

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Anatomy and Physiology Text and Laboratory Workbook Videos

The Anatomy and Physiology Text and Laboratory Workbook Videos website provides brief information, colorful pictures and videos about cell transport including Brownian movement, Osmosis, Elodea Osmosis, Blood Isotonic, Paramecium Contractile Vacuole, Bulk Transport, Endocytosis and Exocytosis. All the videos are in .wmv format and download to open in a local video player. Link to Resource…

Read More

Anatomy and Physiology Learning Modules

Learn about human anatomy and physiology.  Includes pictures for visual learners.  includes gradable quizzes on muscles, bones, and many other body parts.  It includes an image bank of printable pictures. Link to Resource Rating:

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Botany Resources

World Science University

 Watch videos explaining science concepts, take small courses to explore science or math concepts, or join a university course to learn advanced Mathematics, Astronomy, Physics, or other science subjects. “[World Science U] offers 3 levels of instruction. The first is what Greene and his team call ‘Science Unplugged.’ These are short, informal videos of Green answering questions…

Read More

Wolfram Alpha: Computational Knowledge Engine

 Search to find math or science related data and calculations. WolframAlpha is designed to search for particular calculations or scientific formulas to get full descriptions, models, various forms, and calculated results.  The only issue is that you can not get a step-by-step explanation of the solution without a paid membership! So, you can use another free resource called…

Read More

Ted-Ed: Lessons Worth Sharing

Learn from a video lesson with exercises and further resources and discussion as well. Ted-Ed provides video based lessons that people have developed into fuller lessons using question and answer exercises after the video, futher information and resource references, and online discussion boards.  You can search for the subject area or lesson topic you would like…

Read More

PubMed

Meta-search for biological and medical literature.  PubMed comprises more than 25 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites. Link to Resource Rating:

Read More

Plant Anatomy from Nebraska Wesleyan University

The Plant Anatomy site from Nebraska Wesleyan University provides supplemental lessons on Cell Types, Meristems, Plant Organs and Tissues.  Text and photographs are used within each lesson. Positioning the mouse over active text (words in bold) will bring up additional information and highlight specific items on the photograph in the Cell Types, Meristems and Tissues lessons. The Plant Organ lesson works differently; the…

Read More

Minute Labs

Learn science concepts explained through various engaging media. MinuteLabs.io is an extension of what MinutePhysics and MinuteEarth do (explain science concepts with fun & informative videos), but instead of YouTube videos, MinuteLabs is a grab bag of text, images, audio, video, interactive simulations, games, and more! It is a blog style, so new interesting short science ‘labs’ are added once or twice per month! You…

Read More

Khan Academy Library

Learn math, science, economics, history, art, computing or test prep using video lessons and exercises.The Khan Academy Library provides well organized video series teaching and exercises in many subjects.  Khan Academy has the most extensive content in Mathematics, but also has great series of videos in Sciences, Economics and Finance, Arts and Humanities, Computing, and Test Preparation!   Link to…

Read More

Google Scholar

Google Scholar provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature. From one place, you can search across many disciplines and sources: articles, theses, books, abstracts and court opinions, from academic publishers, professional societies, online repositories, universities and other web sites. Google Scholar helps you find relevant work across the world of scholarly research. …

Read More

DLL (Digital Learning Library) of Tacoma Community College

Find handouts created by TCC instructors and staff, find research articles, and other information related to the subject of your search. Tacoma Community College’s Digital Learning Library was created to house digital files of handouts and articles created by TCC faculty and staff.  There are many topics covered and useful freely available content for students to…

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Chemistry Resources

World Science University

 Watch videos explaining science concepts, take small courses to explore science or math concepts, or join a university course to learn advanced Mathematics, Astronomy, Physics, or other science subjects. “[World Science U] offers 3 levels of instruction. The first is what Greene and his team call ‘Science Unplugged.’ These are short, informal videos of Green answering questions…

Read More

Wolfram Alpha: Computational Knowledge Engine

 Search to find math or science related data and calculations. WolframAlpha is designed to search for particular calculations or scientific formulas to get full descriptions, models, various forms, and calculated results.  The only issue is that you can not get a step-by-step explanation of the solution without a paid membership! So, you can use another free resource called…

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Tutorial on the Use of Significant Figures

Type: Informational Use: Learn about Significant Figures and practice with given exercises Description: This tutorial on Significant Figures from Chemistry professor Dr. Morgan at the University of South Carolina, is an easy to understand and navigate informational tutorial on the subject.  The tutorial gives you just the right amount of information at a time so…

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The Cavalcade o’ Chemistry

Chemfiesta provides information and tools to help you in Chemistry including: Top 10 Reasons to Take Chemistry, Practice Sheets, and Tutorials.  The practice sheets are freely downloadable and editable .doc files that can be printed and used for study!   Link to resource Rating: 

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Ted-Ed: Lessons Worth Sharing

Learn from a video lesson with exercises and further resources and discussion as well. Ted-Ed provides video based lessons that people have developed into fuller lessons using question and answer exercises after the video, futher information and resource references, and online discussion boards.  You can search for the subject area or lesson topic you would like…

Read More

PubMed

Meta-search for biological and medical literature.  PubMed comprises more than 25 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites. Link to Resource Rating:

Read More

Ptable

A Periodic Table with interactive visualizations, properties, orbitals, isotopes, and compound mixing.  Ptable.com provides more information and interactive tools for more advanced chemistry needs than the minute labs periodic table provides.  Ptable includes a visually informative table including each element’s wikipedia page & related photos/videos, properties, orbitals, isotopes, and compounds. When you are on the…

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Organic Chemistry Tutorials

The Organic Chemistry Tutorials site provides an extensive list of interactive tutorials that teach students nomenclature, functional group identification, laboratory skills, and stereochemistry.  This is a great study site for intermediate chemistry students!   Link to resource Rating:

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OChemPal – Hybridization

Learn about bond hybridization in organic chemistry.  OChemPal – Hybridization provides an in-depth discussion on the organic chemistry side of bond hybridization and provides helpful image models to show the process. The site only discusses up to sp3 hybridization. Link to resource Rating:

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OChemPal

Search an alphabetical treasury of explanations for all kinds of organic chemistry with visual models.  OChemPal is an A-to-Z guide to vocabulary and processes of organic chemistry created by the department of Chemistry at Utah Valley University. The site is designed for undergraduate students studying organic chemistry, and is intended to complement lectures and text. The…

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Minute Labs Periodic Table

Learn about the elements of the Periodic Table with an interactive table and videos about each element.  Minute Labs’ Periodic Table site provides a periodic table where you can scroll over the element and it will give you all its data in the lower right hand corner of the screen.  Then, if you click on the…

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Minute Labs

Learn science concepts explained through various engaging media. MinuteLabs.io is an extension of what MinutePhysics and MinuteEarth do (explain science concepts with fun & informative videos), but instead of YouTube videos, MinuteLabs is a grab bag of text, images, audio, video, interactive simulations, games, and more! It is a blog style, so new interesting short science ‘labs’ are added once or twice per month! You…

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Learners TV

LearnersTV is a comprehensive site providing thousands of downloadable educational videos for many subjects ranging from Biology to Political Science with its diverse and plentiful content. Also, this site has a collection of free audio lectures of whole courses which are provided by professors from reputed universities around the world. You can review the lessons you’ve already studied by taking the…

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Khan Academy: Organic Chemistry

Khan Academy provides a collection of videos in Organic Chemistry that starts with a general review of dot structures and hybridization and moves through organic structures, acids and bases, alkanes and cycloalkanes, stereochemistry, substitution and elimination reactions, alkenes and alkynes, alcohols, ethers, epoxides, and sulfides, aromatic compounds and more. Link to resource Rating: 

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Khan Academy Library

Learn math, science, economics, history, art, computing or test prep using video lessons and exercises.The Khan Academy Library provides well organized video series teaching and exercises in many subjects.  Khan Academy has the most extensive content in Mathematics, but also has great series of videos in Sciences, Economics and Finance, Arts and Humanities, Computing, and Test Preparation!   Link to…

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Google Scholar

Google Scholar provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature. From one place, you can search across many disciplines and sources: articles, theses, books, abstracts and court opinions, from academic publishers, professional societies, online repositories, universities and other web sites. Google Scholar helps you find relevant work across the world of scholarly research. …

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DLL (Digital Learning Library) of Tacoma Community College

Find handouts created by TCC instructors and staff, find research articles, and other information related to the subject of your search. Tacoma Community College’s Digital Learning Library was created to house digital files of handouts and articles created by TCC faculty and staff.  There are many topics covered and useful freely available content for students to…

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Creative Chemistry

Creative-Chemistry provides a collection of colorful worksheets and teaching notes that are free to copy.  It also provides alphabetical sitemap that will help to find any interesting material in an easy and fast way. The site has lots of useful sties for teachers and students, puzzles and quizzes that will help to study material in…

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Chemistry YouTube Playlist

46 videos on a variety of topics within the field of chemistry.  This includes the electron, water and solutions, the periodic table, the nucleus, and much more.  These videos have been vetting and approved by the tutors of the Tacoma Community College Writing and Tutoring Center. Link to Resource Rating: 

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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:

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AdiChemistry – Valence Bond Theory & Hybridization

Learn about bond hybridization in organic chemistry.  AdiChemistry – Valence Bond Theory & Hybridization provides good information and sufficient images to explain bond hybridization.  It discusses all of the different types of hybridizations.   Link to resource   Rating:

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Engineering Resources

Ted-Ed: Lessons Worth Sharing

Learn from a video lesson with exercises and further resources and discussion as well. Ted-Ed provides video based lessons that people have developed into fuller lessons using question and answer exercises after the video, futher information and resource references, and online discussion boards.  You can search for the subject area or lesson topic you would like…

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Minute Labs

Learn science concepts explained through various engaging media. MinuteLabs.io is an extension of what MinutePhysics and MinuteEarth do (explain science concepts with fun & informative videos), but instead of YouTube videos, MinuteLabs is a grab bag of text, images, audio, video, interactive simulations, games, and more! It is a blog style, so new interesting short science ‘labs’ are added once or twice per month! You…

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Learners TV

LearnersTV is a comprehensive site providing thousands of downloadable educational videos for many subjects ranging from Biology to Political Science with its diverse and plentiful content. Also, this site has a collection of free audio lectures of whole courses which are provided by professors from reputed universities around the world. You can review the lessons you’ve already studied by taking the…

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Khan Academy Library

Learn math, science, economics, history, art, computing or test prep using video lessons and exercises.The Khan Academy Library provides well organized video series teaching and exercises in many subjects.  Khan Academy has the most extensive content in Mathematics, but also has great series of videos in Sciences, Economics and Finance, Arts and Humanities, Computing, and Test Preparation!   Link to…

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Google Scholar

Google Scholar provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature. From one place, you can search across many disciplines and sources: articles, theses, books, abstracts and court opinions, from academic publishers, professional societies, online repositories, universities and other web sites. Google Scholar helps you find relevant work across the world of scholarly research. …

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Engineers Handbook

Quick reference for engineering formulas and information.  The Engineers Handbook site is an ongoing project created to present as much reference information as possible related to mechanical design, manufacturing and engineering in general. There is a great deal of information available online and this site is attempting to make available as much of it as possible.  This site is not limited…

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eFunda: The Ultimate Online Resource for Engineers

Limited quick reference for engineering formulas and application information. eFunda stands for engineering Fundamentals and provides basic college level material covered in engineering schools.  Its mission is to create an online destination for the engineering community to quickly find concise and reliable information to meet the majority of daily engineering reference needs.   Unfortunately, you can…

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Eformulae

The Eformulae site is a online resource of  engineering formulas, science formulas, math formulas, physics formulas, chemistry formulas, tables, glossary of terms related to computer engineering, manufacturing technology, mechanical engineering, agricultural engineering, electronics engineering, metallurgy and machining processes.  This is great for referencing and for better understanding a formula and how it is used. Link…

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DLL (Digital Learning Library) of Tacoma Community College

Find handouts created by TCC instructors and staff, find research articles, and other information related to the subject of your search. Tacoma Community College’s Digital Learning Library was created to house digital files of handouts and articles created by TCC faculty and staff.  There are many topics covered and useful freely available content for students to…

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Desmos Calculator

Desmos is a free online graphing calculator that provides fast and accurate results. The calculator can instantly plot any equation, from lines and parabolas up through derivatives and Fourier series. Data tables open up a world of curve-fitting and modeling. Sliders make it a breeze to demonstrate function transformations. As browser-based html5 technology, the graphing…

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Calculator Edge

Calculator Edge is a free online tool of Engineering Calculators for engineers and students.  The site provides several few hundred calculators for solving complex equations and formulas in the fields of Electrical, Mechanical, Chemical, Electronics, Civil, Metallurgy, Oil & Gas, Optical, Plastics, Ceramics, Physics, Maths and more.   Link to resource Rating:

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Environmental Studies Resources

World Science University

 Watch videos explaining science concepts, take small courses to explore science or math concepts, or join a university course to learn advanced Mathematics, Astronomy, Physics, or other science subjects. “[World Science U] offers 3 levels of instruction. The first is what Greene and his team call ‘Science Unplugged.’ These are short, informal videos of Green answering questions…

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Wolfram Alpha: Computational Knowledge Engine

 Search to find math or science related data and calculations. WolframAlpha is designed to search for particular calculations or scientific formulas to get full descriptions, models, various forms, and calculated results.  The only issue is that you can not get a step-by-step explanation of the solution without a paid membership! So, you can use another free resource called…

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Ted-Ed: Lessons Worth Sharing

Learn from a video lesson with exercises and further resources and discussion as well. Ted-Ed provides video based lessons that people have developed into fuller lessons using question and answer exercises after the video, futher information and resource references, and online discussion boards.  You can search for the subject area or lesson topic you would like…

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Slip Slide Collide

Slip Slide Collide is a fun informational game for learning about the layers of the Earth and its tectonic plates.  Though this is game-like, it is really just an engaging way to read information and practice what you learn. The Earth visual timeline was the most challenging as it was very difficult to tell the…

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Minute Earth

Learn Earth Science concepts by watching fun videos.  MintueEarth is a YouTube channel with lots of videos explaining the science of our planet and telling stories about the earth and everything in it.  The videos are short and entertaining, while providing you with valuable information in a simple to understand way!    Link to resource Rating:

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Geology Resources

World Science University

 Watch videos explaining science concepts, take small courses to explore science or math concepts, or join a university course to learn advanced Mathematics, Astronomy, Physics, or other science subjects. “[World Science U] offers 3 levels of instruction. The first is what Greene and his team call ‘Science Unplugged.’ These are short, informal videos of Green answering questions…

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Wolfram Alpha: Computational Knowledge Engine

 Search to find math or science related data and calculations. WolframAlpha is designed to search for particular calculations or scientific formulas to get full descriptions, models, various forms, and calculated results.  The only issue is that you can not get a step-by-step explanation of the solution without a paid membership! So, you can use another free resource called…

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Ted-Ed: Lessons Worth Sharing

Learn from a video lesson with exercises and further resources and discussion as well. Ted-Ed provides video based lessons that people have developed into fuller lessons using question and answer exercises after the video, futher information and resource references, and online discussion boards.  You can search for the subject area or lesson topic you would like…

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Slip Slide Collide

Slip Slide Collide is a fun informational game for learning about the layers of the Earth and its tectonic plates.  Though this is game-like, it is really just an engaging way to read information and practice what you learn. The Earth visual timeline was the most challenging as it was very difficult to tell the…

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Ptable

A Periodic Table with interactive visualizations, properties, orbitals, isotopes, and compound mixing.  Ptable.com provides more information and interactive tools for more advanced chemistry needs than the minute labs periodic table provides.  Ptable includes a visually informative table including each element’s wikipedia page & related photos/videos, properties, orbitals, isotopes, and compounds. When you are on the…

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Minute Labs

Learn science concepts explained through various engaging media. MinuteLabs.io is an extension of what MinutePhysics and MinuteEarth do (explain science concepts with fun & informative videos), but instead of YouTube videos, MinuteLabs is a grab bag of text, images, audio, video, interactive simulations, games, and more! It is a blog style, so new interesting short science ‘labs’ are added once or twice per month! You…

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Minute Earth

Learn Earth Science concepts by watching fun videos.  MintueEarth is a YouTube channel with lots of videos explaining the science of our planet and telling stories about the earth and everything in it.  The videos are short and entertaining, while providing you with valuable information in a simple to understand way!    Link to resource Rating:

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Khan Academy Library

Learn math, science, economics, history, art, computing or test prep using video lessons and exercises.The Khan Academy Library provides well organized video series teaching and exercises in many subjects.  Khan Academy has the most extensive content in Mathematics, but also has great series of videos in Sciences, Economics and Finance, Arts and Humanities, Computing, and Test Preparation!   Link to…

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Google Scholar

Google Scholar provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature. From one place, you can search across many disciplines and sources: articles, theses, books, abstracts and court opinions, from academic publishers, professional societies, online repositories, universities and other web sites. Google Scholar helps you find relevant work across the world of scholarly research. …

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DLL (Digital Learning Library) of Tacoma Community College

Find handouts created by TCC instructors and staff, find research articles, and other information related to the subject of your search. Tacoma Community College’s Digital Learning Library was created to house digital files of handouts and articles created by TCC faculty and staff.  There are many topics covered and useful freely available content for students to…

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American Museum of Natural History

The American Museum of Natural History site provides great information on various anthropological topics.  You can search their research databases for academic information.  You can play their light-hearted games designed for young audiences, but still fun to play and learn from.  And also you can peruse their exhibitions online, seeing various videos, pictures, and articles…

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Natural Science Resources

World Science University

 Watch videos explaining science concepts, take small courses to explore science or math concepts, or join a university course to learn advanced Mathematics, Astronomy, Physics, or other science subjects. “[World Science U] offers 3 levels of instruction. The first is what Greene and his team call ‘Science Unplugged.’ These are short, informal videos of Green answering questions…

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Wolfram Alpha: Computational Knowledge Engine

 Search to find math or science related data and calculations. WolframAlpha is designed to search for particular calculations or scientific formulas to get full descriptions, models, various forms, and calculated results.  The only issue is that you can not get a step-by-step explanation of the solution without a paid membership! So, you can use another free resource called…

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Ted-Ed: Lessons Worth Sharing

Learn from a video lesson with exercises and further resources and discussion as well. Ted-Ed provides video based lessons that people have developed into fuller lessons using question and answer exercises after the video, futher information and resource references, and online discussion boards.  You can search for the subject area or lesson topic you would like…

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Slip Slide Collide

Slip Slide Collide is a fun informational game for learning about the layers of the Earth and its tectonic plates.  Though this is game-like, it is really just an engaging way to read information and practice what you learn. The Earth visual timeline was the most challenging as it was very difficult to tell the…

Read More

Ptable

A Periodic Table with interactive visualizations, properties, orbitals, isotopes, and compound mixing.  Ptable.com provides more information and interactive tools for more advanced chemistry needs than the minute labs periodic table provides.  Ptable includes a visually informative table including each element’s wikipedia page & related photos/videos, properties, orbitals, isotopes, and compounds. When you are on the…

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Minute Labs

Learn science concepts explained through various engaging media. MinuteLabs.io is an extension of what MinutePhysics and MinuteEarth do (explain science concepts with fun & informative videos), but instead of YouTube videos, MinuteLabs is a grab bag of text, images, audio, video, interactive simulations, games, and more! It is a blog style, so new interesting short science ‘labs’ are added once or twice per month! You…

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Minute Earth

Learn Earth Science concepts by watching fun videos.  MintueEarth is a YouTube channel with lots of videos explaining the science of our planet and telling stories about the earth and everything in it.  The videos are short and entertaining, while providing you with valuable information in a simple to understand way!    Link to resource Rating:

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Khan Academy Library

Learn math, science, economics, history, art, computing or test prep using video lessons and exercises.The Khan Academy Library provides well organized video series teaching and exercises in many subjects.  Khan Academy has the most extensive content in Mathematics, but also has great series of videos in Sciences, Economics and Finance, Arts and Humanities, Computing, and Test Preparation!   Link to…

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Google Scholar

Google Scholar provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature. From one place, you can search across many disciplines and sources: articles, theses, books, abstracts and court opinions, from academic publishers, professional societies, online repositories, universities and other web sites. Google Scholar helps you find relevant work across the world of scholarly research. …

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DLL (Digital Learning Library) of Tacoma Community College

Find handouts created by TCC instructors and staff, find research articles, and other information related to the subject of your search. Tacoma Community College’s Digital Learning Library was created to house digital files of handouts and articles created by TCC faculty and staff.  There are many topics covered and useful freely available content for students to…

Read More

Creative Chemistry

Creative-Chemistry provides a collection of colorful worksheets and teaching notes that are free to copy.  It also provides alphabetical sitemap that will help to find any interesting material in an easy and fast way. The site has lots of useful sties for teachers and students, puzzles and quizzes that will help to study material in…

Read More

American Museum of Natural History

The American Museum of Natural History site provides great information on various anthropological topics.  You can search their research databases for academic information.  You can play their light-hearted games designed for young audiences, but still fun to play and learn from.  And also you can peruse their exhibitions online, seeing various videos, pictures, and articles…

Read More

Nursing Resources

World Science University

 Watch videos explaining science concepts, take small courses to explore science or math concepts, or join a university course to learn advanced Mathematics, Astronomy, Physics, or other science subjects. “[World Science U] offers 3 levels of instruction. The first is what Greene and his team call ‘Science Unplugged.’ These are short, informal videos of Green answering questions…

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Wolfram Alpha: Computational Knowledge Engine

 Search to find math or science related data and calculations. WolframAlpha is designed to search for particular calculations or scientific formulas to get full descriptions, models, various forms, and calculated results.  The only issue is that you can not get a step-by-step explanation of the solution without a paid membership! So, you can use another free resource called…

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The Blood Typing Game

Learn about determining blood types and compatibility for transfusion by playing a game.  The Blood Typing Game from Nobelprize.org provides an interactive and fun way for students to learn about blood groups, blood types, and compatible blood transfusions.   Link to resource Rating: 

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Ted-Ed: Lessons Worth Sharing

Learn from a video lesson with exercises and further resources and discussion as well. Ted-Ed provides video based lessons that people have developed into fuller lessons using question and answer exercises after the video, futher information and resource references, and online discussion boards.  You can search for the subject area or lesson topic you would like…

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RealAge

The RealAge website provides a health related assessment for anyone to walk through primary health care areas to be aware of.  It asks you to answer a series of questions and based on your responses, it will estimate how old you are according to your physical health!  It then gives you the informational results to…

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PubMed

Meta-search for biological and medical literature.  PubMed comprises more than 25 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites. Link to Resource Rating:

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Ptable

A Periodic Table with interactive visualizations, properties, orbitals, isotopes, and compound mixing.  Ptable.com provides more information and interactive tools for more advanced chemistry needs than the minute labs periodic table provides.  Ptable includes a visually informative table including each element’s wikipedia page & related photos/videos, properties, orbitals, isotopes, and compounds. When you are on the…

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Nurses.info: Nursing History

Nurses.info provides brief information about various nursing related topics including nursing history.  The site provides links to other websites containing further information on each presented info point.  A few of the links are broken, but most are active web sources for further browsing and research.   Link to resource Rating:

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National Institute of Mental Health

Find basic facts and other information about mental illnesses.  The National Institute of Mental Health site is a great place to find information on common mental health issues. Each identified mental illness button will take you to information about it including: What it is, Causes, Signs & Symptoms, Who is at Risk, Diagnosis, Treatment, Living…

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Minute Labs

Learn science concepts explained through various engaging media. MinuteLabs.io is an extension of what MinutePhysics and MinuteEarth do (explain science concepts with fun & informative videos), but instead of YouTube videos, MinuteLabs is a grab bag of text, images, audio, video, interactive simulations, games, and more! It is a blog style, so new interesting short science ‘labs’ are added once or twice per month! You…

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MDCT – Gray’s Anatomy Online Powerpoint Lectures

MDCT’s Gray’s Anatomy Online site provides PowerPoint’s teaching the various parts of the human body as listed. You are able to click on any of the body areas or systems listed and download the actual PowerPoint which gives information and images to teach you. There are also other resources on the MDCT site which you…

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MDCT

Find informative powerpoint lectures related to medical sciences, radiology case images of various body systems, and other relevant articles.  MDCT stands for Multi Detector Computed Tomography.  The site provides links to various medical case images, medical sciences e-lectures, articles & other resources, and textbook shopping for radiology and other medical sciences.  The purpose of the site…

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Learners TV

LearnersTV is a comprehensive site providing thousands of downloadable educational videos for many subjects ranging from Biology to Political Science with its diverse and plentiful content. Also, this site has a collection of free audio lectures of whole courses which are provided by professors from reputed universities around the world. You can review the lessons you’ve already studied by taking the…

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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…

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Khan Academy Library

Learn math, science, economics, history, art, computing or test prep using video lessons and exercises.The Khan Academy Library provides well organized video series teaching and exercises in many subjects.  Khan Academy has the most extensive content in Mathematics, but also has great series of videos in Sciences, Economics and Finance, Arts and Humanities, Computing, and Test Preparation!   Link to…

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Internet Mental Health

The Mental Health website provides information on mental disorders, self diagnoses, discussions, medications, journals, new research and therapies. Some of the journal links are no longer working, but nonetheless this website has a wealth of useful information and videos about mental health and some great journal links for further study. Link to resource Rating: 

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Interactive Clinical Pharmacology

The Interactive Clinical Pharmacology (ICP) site was designed to increase understanding of important and difficult concepts and principles in Clinical Pharmacology. It is not intended to be comprehensive for all aspects of Clinical Pharmacology teaching. It has been developed using Macromedia Flash to enable user interaction.  The site is for any student or practitioner requiring Clinical…

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Inner Body

Study anatomy and physiolgoy using interactive models of body systems and parts. The Inner Body site provides visual interactive models so that you can explore the parts of the body visually and hover your mouse over each part and read the information that pops up about it on the right side as you go.  You can even…

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Health Finder (.gov)

Find basic information in a wide range of healthy life topics published by the US Dept. of Health and Human Services.  Healthfinder.gov has resources on a wide range of health topics selected from approximately 1,400 government and non-profit organizations to bring you the best, most reliable health information on the Internet.  They review and select…

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Google Scholar

Google Scholar provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature. From one place, you can search across many disciplines and sources: articles, theses, books, abstracts and court opinions, from academic publishers, professional societies, online repositories, universities and other web sites. Google Scholar helps you find relevant work across the world of scholarly research. …

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EM Rap TV

Watch videos of information from emergency medical cases presented by the care providers.  EM Rap TV was created by an emergency physician, Mel Herbert, as a ‘TV channel’ of sorts for emergency medical professionals to share and learn from one another through videos presenting various cases and results, and other useful information. Link to resource…

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DLL (Digital Learning Library) of Tacoma Community College

Find handouts created by TCC instructors and staff, find research articles, and other information related to the subject of your search. Tacoma Community College’s Digital Learning Library was created to house digital files of handouts and articles created by TCC faculty and staff.  There are many topics covered and useful freely available content for students to…

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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:

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Anatomy Arcade

Games to learn and study anatomy. Anatomy arcade provides various games to help learn the anatomy of the body system. It is well categorized and has some very effective programs for memorizing in an interactive and more entertaining way.   Link to resource   Rating:

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American Association for the History of Nursing (AAHN)

Find information on Nursing history, find research sources, and see collectibles and other interesting nursing history related content.  The American Association for the History of Nursing (AAHN) is a professional organization open to everyone interested in the history of nursing. The purpose of the Association is to foster the importance of history relevant to understanding the past, defining…

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Nutrition Resources

World Science University

 Watch videos explaining science concepts, take small courses to explore science or math concepts, or join a university course to learn advanced Mathematics, Astronomy, Physics, or other science subjects. “[World Science U] offers 3 levels of instruction. The first is what Greene and his team call ‘Science Unplugged.’ These are short, informal videos of Green answering questions…

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Wolfram Alpha: Computational Knowledge Engine

 Search to find math or science related data and calculations. WolframAlpha is designed to search for particular calculations or scientific formulas to get full descriptions, models, various forms, and calculated results.  The only issue is that you can not get a step-by-step explanation of the solution without a paid membership! So, you can use another free resource called…

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Ted-Ed: Lessons Worth Sharing

Learn from a video lesson with exercises and further resources and discussion as well. Ted-Ed provides video based lessons that people have developed into fuller lessons using question and answer exercises after the video, futher information and resource references, and online discussion boards.  You can search for the subject area or lesson topic you would like…

Read More

RealAge

The RealAge website provides a health related assessment for anyone to walk through primary health care areas to be aware of.  It asks you to answer a series of questions and based on your responses, it will estimate how old you are according to your physical health!  It then gives you the informational results to…

Read More

PubMed

Meta-search for biological and medical literature.  PubMed comprises more than 25 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites. Link to Resource Rating:

Read More

Minute Labs

Learn science concepts explained through various engaging media. MinuteLabs.io is an extension of what MinutePhysics and MinuteEarth do (explain science concepts with fun & informative videos), but instead of YouTube videos, MinuteLabs is a grab bag of text, images, audio, video, interactive simulations, games, and more! It is a blog style, so new interesting short science ‘labs’ are added once or twice per month! You…

Read More

Khan Academy Library

Learn math, science, economics, history, art, computing or test prep using video lessons and exercises.The Khan Academy Library provides well organized video series teaching and exercises in many subjects.  Khan Academy has the most extensive content in Mathematics, but also has great series of videos in Sciences, Economics and Finance, Arts and Humanities, Computing, and Test Preparation!   Link to…

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Health Finder (.gov)

Find basic information in a wide range of healthy life topics published by the US Dept. of Health and Human Services.  Healthfinder.gov has resources on a wide range of health topics selected from approximately 1,400 government and non-profit organizations to bring you the best, most reliable health information on the Internet.  They review and select…

Read More

Google Scholar

Google Scholar provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature. From one place, you can search across many disciplines and sources: articles, theses, books, abstracts and court opinions, from academic publishers, professional societies, online repositories, universities and other web sites. Google Scholar helps you find relevant work across the world of scholarly research. …

Read More

DLL (Digital Learning Library) of Tacoma Community College

Find handouts created by TCC instructors and staff, find research articles, and other information related to the subject of your search. Tacoma Community College’s Digital Learning Library was created to house digital files of handouts and articles created by TCC faculty and staff.  There are many topics covered and useful freely available content for students to…

Read More

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:

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Oceanography Resources

World Science University

 Watch videos explaining science concepts, take small courses to explore science or math concepts, or join a university course to learn advanced Mathematics, Astronomy, Physics, or other science subjects. “[World Science U] offers 3 levels of instruction. The first is what Greene and his team call ‘Science Unplugged.’ These are short, informal videos of Green answering questions…

Read More

Wolfram Alpha: Computational Knowledge Engine

 Search to find math or science related data and calculations. WolframAlpha is designed to search for particular calculations or scientific formulas to get full descriptions, models, various forms, and calculated results.  The only issue is that you can not get a step-by-step explanation of the solution without a paid membership! So, you can use another free resource called…

Read More

Ted-Ed: Lessons Worth Sharing

Learn from a video lesson with exercises and further resources and discussion as well. Ted-Ed provides video based lessons that people have developed into fuller lessons using question and answer exercises after the video, futher information and resource references, and online discussion boards.  You can search for the subject area or lesson topic you would like…

Read More

Slip Slide Collide

Slip Slide Collide is a fun informational game for learning about the layers of the Earth and its tectonic plates.  Though this is game-like, it is really just an engaging way to read information and practice what you learn. The Earth visual timeline was the most challenging as it was very difficult to tell the…

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Minute Labs

Learn science concepts explained through various engaging media. MinuteLabs.io is an extension of what MinutePhysics and MinuteEarth do (explain science concepts with fun & informative videos), but instead of YouTube videos, MinuteLabs is a grab bag of text, images, audio, video, interactive simulations, games, and more! It is a blog style, so new interesting short science ‘labs’ are added once or twice per month! You…

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Minute Earth

Learn Earth Science concepts by watching fun videos.  MintueEarth is a YouTube channel with lots of videos explaining the science of our planet and telling stories about the earth and everything in it.  The videos are short and entertaining, while providing you with valuable information in a simple to understand way!    Link to resource Rating:

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Physics Resources

World Science University

 Watch videos explaining science concepts, take small courses to explore science or math concepts, or join a university course to learn advanced Mathematics, Astronomy, Physics, or other science subjects. “[World Science U] offers 3 levels of instruction. The first is what Greene and his team call ‘Science Unplugged.’ These are short, informal videos of Green answering questions…

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Wolfram Alpha: Computational Knowledge Engine

 Search to find math or science related data and calculations. WolframAlpha is designed to search for particular calculations or scientific formulas to get full descriptions, models, various forms, and calculated results.  The only issue is that you can not get a step-by-step explanation of the solution without a paid membership! So, you can use another free resource called…

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Ted-Ed: Lessons Worth Sharing

Learn from a video lesson with exercises and further resources and discussion as well. Ted-Ed provides video based lessons that people have developed into fuller lessons using question and answer exercises after the video, futher information and resource references, and online discussion boards.  You can search for the subject area or lesson topic you would like…

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Physics Classroom

Learn and practice principles of physics.  The Physics Classroom site covers topics such as 1-D kinematics, Newton’s Laws, vectors, momentum, circular and satellite motion, work, energy, power, electricity, and waves. The site features interactive tutorials as well as test questions. Link to resource Rating:

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Minute Physics

Learn Physics concepts by watching fun videos. MintuePhysics is a YouTube channel with lots of videos explaining physics and other science related concepts.  The videos are short and entertaining, while providing you with valuable information in a simple to understand way!    Link to resource Rating: 

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Minute Labs

Learn science concepts explained through various engaging media. MinuteLabs.io is an extension of what MinutePhysics and MinuteEarth do (explain science concepts with fun & informative videos), but instead of YouTube videos, MinuteLabs is a grab bag of text, images, audio, video, interactive simulations, games, and more! It is a blog style, so new interesting short science ‘labs’ are added once or twice per month! You…

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Learners TV

LearnersTV is a comprehensive site providing thousands of downloadable educational videos for many subjects ranging from Biology to Political Science with its diverse and plentiful content. Also, this site has a collection of free audio lectures of whole courses which are provided by professors from reputed universities around the world. You can review the lessons you’ve already studied by taking the…

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Khan Academy Library

Learn math, science, economics, history, art, computing or test prep using video lessons and exercises.The Khan Academy Library provides well organized video series teaching and exercises in many subjects.  Khan Academy has the most extensive content in Mathematics, but also has great series of videos in Sciences, Economics and Finance, Arts and Humanities, Computing, and Test Preparation!   Link to…

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Google Scholar

Google Scholar provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature. From one place, you can search across many disciplines and sources: articles, theses, books, abstracts and court opinions, from academic publishers, professional societies, online repositories, universities and other web sites. Google Scholar helps you find relevant work across the world of scholarly research. …

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eFunda: The Ultimate Online Resource for Engineers

Limited quick reference for engineering formulas and application information. eFunda stands for engineering Fundamentals and provides basic college level material covered in engineering schools.  Its mission is to create an online destination for the engineering community to quickly find concise and reliable information to meet the majority of daily engineering reference needs.   Unfortunately, you can…

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DLL (Digital Learning Library) of Tacoma Community College

Find handouts created by TCC instructors and staff, find research articles, and other information related to the subject of your search. Tacoma Community College’s Digital Learning Library was created to house digital files of handouts and articles created by TCC faculty and staff.  There are many topics covered and useful freely available content for students to…

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Desmos Calculator

Desmos is a free online graphing calculator that provides fast and accurate results. The calculator can instantly plot any equation, from lines and parabolas up through derivatives and Fourier series. Data tables open up a world of curve-fitting and modeling. Sliders make it a breeze to demonstrate function transformations. As browser-based html5 technology, the graphing…

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Astronomy for Beginners

Description: Astronomy For Beginners brings together an expanse of info into manageable size to begin learning about astronomy.  There is useful information about astronomy in general, and some handy links to other relevant pages. If you’re interested in astrophotography you can have a look at the pictures the site author took, upload your own, and learn how to do it in the astrophotography section.…

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Physiology Resources

YouTube – Anatomy & Physiology

40 videos exploring a variety of topics within the field of anatomy and physiology.  These include: urinary system, reproductive system, metabolism, nutrition, digestive system, and all the other major systems. These videos have been vetting and approved by the tutors of the Tacoma Community College Writing and Tutoring Center. Link to Resource Rating: 

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World Science University

 Watch videos explaining science concepts, take small courses to explore science or math concepts, or join a university course to learn advanced Mathematics, Astronomy, Physics, or other science subjects. “[World Science U] offers 3 levels of instruction. The first is what Greene and his team call ‘Science Unplugged.’ These are short, informal videos of Green answering questions…

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Wolfram Alpha: Computational Knowledge Engine

 Search to find math or science related data and calculations. WolframAlpha is designed to search for particular calculations or scientific formulas to get full descriptions, models, various forms, and calculated results.  The only issue is that you can not get a step-by-step explanation of the solution without a paid membership! So, you can use another free resource called…

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Ted-Ed: Lessons Worth Sharing

Learn from a video lesson with exercises and further resources and discussion as well. Ted-Ed provides video based lessons that people have developed into fuller lessons using question and answer exercises after the video, futher information and resource references, and online discussion boards.  You can search for the subject area or lesson topic you would like…

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PubMed

Meta-search for biological and medical literature.  PubMed comprises more than 25 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites. Link to Resource Rating:

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Learn Genetics: Cell Size and Scale

The Learn Genetics: Cell Size and Scale webpage allows you to view the size of a cell in comparison to other items we are more familiar with, like 12 point type, a coffee bean, and more smaller things!  Using the given bar, you are able to zoom in and out to see the cell and…

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Khan Academy Library

Learn math, science, economics, history, art, computing or test prep using video lessons and exercises.The Khan Academy Library provides well organized video series teaching and exercises in many subjects.  Khan Academy has the most extensive content in Mathematics, but also has great series of videos in Sciences, Economics and Finance, Arts and Humanities, Computing, and Test Preparation!   Link to…

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Inner Body

Study anatomy and physiolgoy using interactive models of body systems and parts. The Inner Body site provides visual interactive models so that you can explore the parts of the body visually and hover your mouse over each part and read the information that pops up about it on the right side as you go.  You can even…

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Google Scholar

Google Scholar provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature. From one place, you can search across many disciplines and sources: articles, theses, books, abstracts and court opinions, from academic publishers, professional societies, online repositories, universities and other web sites. Google Scholar helps you find relevant work across the world of scholarly research. …

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DLL (Digital Learning Library) of Tacoma Community College

Find handouts created by TCC instructors and staff, find research articles, and other information related to the subject of your search. Tacoma Community College’s Digital Learning Library was created to house digital files of handouts and articles created by TCC faculty and staff.  There are many topics covered and useful freely available content for students to…

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Anatomy and Physiology Text and Laboratory Workbook Videos

The Anatomy and Physiology Text and Laboratory Workbook Videos website provides brief information, colorful pictures and videos about cell transport including Brownian movement, Osmosis, Elodea Osmosis, Blood Isotonic, Paramecium Contractile Vacuole, Bulk Transport, Endocytosis and Exocytosis. All the videos are in .wmv format and download to open in a local video player. Link to Resource…

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Psychology Resources

World Science University

 Watch videos explaining science concepts, take small courses to explore science or math concepts, or join a university course to learn advanced Mathematics, Astronomy, Physics, or other science subjects. “[World Science U] offers 3 levels of instruction. The first is what Greene and his team call ‘Science Unplugged.’ These are short, informal videos of Green answering questions…

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Wolfram Alpha: Computational Knowledge Engine

 Search to find math or science related data and calculations. WolframAlpha is designed to search for particular calculations or scientific formulas to get full descriptions, models, various forms, and calculated results.  The only issue is that you can not get a step-by-step explanation of the solution without a paid membership! So, you can use another free resource called…

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Ted-Ed: Lessons Worth Sharing

Learn from a video lesson with exercises and further resources and discussion as well. Ted-Ed provides video based lessons that people have developed into fuller lessons using question and answer exercises after the video, futher information and resource references, and online discussion boards.  You can search for the subject area or lesson topic you would like…

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PubMed

Meta-search for biological and medical literature.  PubMed comprises more than 25 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites. Link to Resource Rating:

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Psych Web

Find information from open texts and links to other psychology resources.  The common feature of the most-durable parts of Psych Web is that it contains good basic information which has not gone out of date including texts on introductory psychology, States of Consciousness archive, Psychology of Religion, Psychology of Sports, and links to psychology-related sites. Link…

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National Institute of Mental Health

Find basic facts and other information about mental illnesses.  The National Institute of Mental Health site is a great place to find information on common mental health issues. Each identified mental illness button will take you to information about it including: What it is, Causes, Signs & Symptoms, Who is at Risk, Diagnosis, Treatment, Living…

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Learners TV

LearnersTV is a comprehensive site providing thousands of downloadable educational videos for many subjects ranging from Biology to Political Science with its diverse and plentiful content. Also, this site has a collection of free audio lectures of whole courses which are provided by professors from reputed universities around the world. You can review the lessons you’ve already studied by taking the…

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Khan Academy: Executive Systems of the Brain

Learn about the systems of the brain through a collection of teaching videos from Khan Academy.  The Executive Systems of the Brain collection of teaching videos from Khan Academy takes a student through several main areas of psychology including: Cognition, Attention and Language, Sleep and Consciousness, Memory, and Emotion. Link to resource Rating:

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Khan Academy Library

Learn math, science, economics, history, art, computing or test prep using video lessons and exercises.The Khan Academy Library provides well organized video series teaching and exercises in many subjects.  Khan Academy has the most extensive content in Mathematics, but also has great series of videos in Sciences, Economics and Finance, Arts and Humanities, Computing, and Test Preparation!   Link to…

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Internet Mental Health

The Mental Health website provides information on mental disorders, self diagnoses, discussions, medications, journals, new research and therapies. Some of the journal links are no longer working, but nonetheless this website has a wealth of useful information and videos about mental health and some great journal links for further study. Link to resource Rating: 

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Google Scholar

Google Scholar provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature. From one place, you can search across many disciplines and sources: articles, theses, books, abstracts and court opinions, from academic publishers, professional societies, online repositories, universities and other web sites. Google Scholar helps you find relevant work across the world of scholarly research. …

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DLL (Digital Learning Library) of Tacoma Community College

Find handouts created by TCC instructors and staff, find research articles, and other information related to the subject of your search. Tacoma Community College’s Digital Learning Library was created to house digital files of handouts and articles created by TCC faculty and staff.  There are many topics covered and useful freely available content for students to…

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All Science Resources

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 Rating:

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YouTube – Anatomy & Physiology

40 videos exploring a variety of topics within the field of anatomy and physiology.  These include: urinary system, reproductive system, metabolism, nutrition, digestive system, and all the other major systems. These videos have been vetting and approved by the tutors of the Tacoma Community College Writing and Tutoring Center. Link to Resource Rating: 

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World Science University

 Watch videos explaining science concepts, take small courses to explore science or math concepts, or join a university course to learn advanced Mathematics, Astronomy, Physics, or other science subjects. “[World Science U] offers 3 levels of instruction. The first is what Greene and his team call ‘Science Unplugged.’ These are short, informal videos of Green answering questions…

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Wolfram Alpha: Computational Knowledge Engine

 Search to find math or science related data and calculations. WolframAlpha is designed to search for particular calculations or scientific formulas to get full descriptions, models, various forms, and calculated results.  The only issue is that you can not get a step-by-step explanation of the solution without a paid membership! So, you can use another free resource called…

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Windows to the Universe

The Windows to the Universe site provides a great simple explanations about planets, stars, space, and scientific concepts within astronomy.  Under the “Just Fun” tab, there are games and other activities that you can enjoy while learning a scientific process or information! This site has all sorts of useful and interesting information on it from…

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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…

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Tutorial on the Use of Significant Figures

Type: Informational Use: Learn about Significant Figures and practice with given exercises Description: This tutorial on Significant Figures from Chemistry professor Dr. Morgan at the University of South Carolina, is an easy to understand and navigate informational tutorial on the subject.  The tutorial gives you just the right amount of information at a time so…

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The Cytoskeleton

The Cytoskeleton webpage provides written and visual information about the cytoskeleton; how the cytoskeleton is made up. The full website is an online biology textbook written by John Kimball that is generally searchable and also has indexed pages and a table of contents. Link to Resource Rating: 

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The Cavalcade o’ Chemistry

Chemfiesta provides information and tools to help you in Chemistry including: Top 10 Reasons to Take Chemistry, Practice Sheets, and Tutorials.  The practice sheets are freely downloadable and editable .doc files that can be printed and used for study!   Link to resource Rating: 

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The Blood Typing Game

Learn about determining blood types and compatibility for transfusion by playing a game.  The Blood Typing Game from Nobelprize.org provides an interactive and fun way for students to learn about blood groups, blood types, and compatible blood transfusions.   Link to resource Rating: 

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Ted-Ed: Lessons Worth Sharing

Learn from a video lesson with exercises and further resources and discussion as well. Ted-Ed provides video based lessons that people have developed into fuller lessons using question and answer exercises after the video, futher information and resource references, and online discussion boards.  You can search for the subject area or lesson topic you would like…

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Stellarium

Downloadable Planetarium for 3D star studying.  Stellarium is a free open source planetarium for your computer. It shows a realistic sky in 3D, just like what you see with the naked eye, binoculars or a telescope. It is being used in planetarium projectors. Just set your coordinates and go.   Link to resource Rating:

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Slip Slide Collide

Slip Slide Collide is a fun informational game for learning about the layers of the Earth and its tectonic plates.  Though this is game-like, it is really just an engaging way to read information and practice what you learn. The Earth visual timeline was the most challenging as it was very difficult to tell the…

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Sky Maps

SkyMaps provides free downloadable Star Charts that can show you what stars, planets, and other objects are in your sky. Make sure you have one for your hemisphere and time of year.   Link to resource Rating:

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RealAge

The RealAge website provides a health related assessment for anyone to walk through primary health care areas to be aware of.  It asks you to answer a series of questions and based on your responses, it will estimate how old you are according to your physical health!  It then gives you the informational results to…

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PubMed

Meta-search for biological and medical literature.  PubMed comprises more than 25 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites. Link to Resource Rating:

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Ptable

A Periodic Table with interactive visualizations, properties, orbitals, isotopes, and compound mixing.  Ptable.com provides more information and interactive tools for more advanced chemistry needs than the minute labs periodic table provides.  Ptable includes a visually informative table including each element’s wikipedia page & related photos/videos, properties, orbitals, isotopes, and compounds. When you are on the…

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Psych Web

Find information from open texts and links to other psychology resources.  The common feature of the most-durable parts of Psych Web is that it contains good basic information which has not gone out of date including texts on introductory psychology, States of Consciousness archive, Psychology of Religion, Psychology of Sports, and links to psychology-related sites. Link…

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Plant Anatomy from Nebraska Wesleyan University

The Plant Anatomy site from Nebraska Wesleyan University provides supplemental lessons on Cell Types, Meristems, Plant Organs and Tissues.  Text and photographs are used within each lesson. Positioning the mouse over active text (words in bold) will bring up additional information and highlight specific items on the photograph in the Cell Types, Meristems and Tissues lessons. The Plant Organ lesson works differently; the…

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Physics Classroom

Learn and practice principles of physics.  The Physics Classroom site covers topics such as 1-D kinematics, Newton’s Laws, vectors, momentum, circular and satellite motion, work, energy, power, electricity, and waves. The site features interactive tutorials as well as test questions. Link to resource Rating:

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Organic Chemistry Tutorials

The Organic Chemistry Tutorials site provides an extensive list of interactive tutorials that teach students nomenclature, functional group identification, laboratory skills, and stereochemistry.  This is a great study site for intermediate chemistry students!   Link to resource Rating:

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OChemPal – Hybridization

Learn about bond hybridization in organic chemistry.  OChemPal – Hybridization provides an in-depth discussion on the organic chemistry side of bond hybridization and provides helpful image models to show the process. The site only discusses up to sp3 hybridization. Link to resource Rating:

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OChemPal

Search an alphabetical treasury of explanations for all kinds of organic chemistry with visual models.  OChemPal is an A-to-Z guide to vocabulary and processes of organic chemistry created by the department of Chemistry at Utah Valley University. The site is designed for undergraduate students studying organic chemistry, and is intended to complement lectures and text. The…

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Nurses.info: Nursing History

Nurses.info provides brief information about various nursing related topics including nursing history.  The site provides links to other websites containing further information on each presented info point.  A few of the links are broken, but most are active web sources for further browsing and research.   Link to resource Rating:

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Neuroscience For Kids

Neuroscience for Kids provides good basic information on the brain that is relevant for any age student!  On the Explore page, you can find listed topics with information pages and visuals on brain basics, higher functions, spinal cord, peripheral nervous system, the neuron, the sensory systems, methods and techniques, drug effects, and neurological & mental disorders. Link to…

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National Institute of Mental Health

Find basic facts and other information about mental illnesses.  The National Institute of Mental Health site is a great place to find information on common mental health issues. Each identified mental illness button will take you to information about it including: What it is, Causes, Signs & Symptoms, Who is at Risk, Diagnosis, Treatment, Living…

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Mouse Party

Mouse Party is a fun interactive program from The Genetic Science Learning Center of the University of Utah Health Sciences department.  When you enter the program, you will be shown crowd of mice hanging out and each one is displaying a different drug induced behavior.  As you scroll over each mouse, it will show you…

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Minute Physics

Learn Physics concepts by watching fun videos. MintuePhysics is a YouTube channel with lots of videos explaining physics and other science related concepts.  The videos are short and entertaining, while providing you with valuable information in a simple to understand way!    Link to resource Rating: 

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Minute Labs Periodic Table

Learn about the elements of the Periodic Table with an interactive table and videos about each element.  Minute Labs’ Periodic Table site provides a periodic table where you can scroll over the element and it will give you all its data in the lower right hand corner of the screen.  Then, if you click on the…

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Minute Labs

Learn science concepts explained through various engaging media. MinuteLabs.io is an extension of what MinutePhysics and MinuteEarth do (explain science concepts with fun & informative videos), but instead of YouTube videos, MinuteLabs is a grab bag of text, images, audio, video, interactive simulations, games, and more! It is a blog style, so new interesting short science ‘labs’ are added once or twice per month! You…

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Minute Earth

Learn Earth Science concepts by watching fun videos.  MintueEarth is a YouTube channel with lots of videos explaining the science of our planet and telling stories about the earth and everything in it.  The videos are short and entertaining, while providing you with valuable information in a simple to understand way!    Link to resource Rating:

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MDCT – Gray’s Anatomy Online Powerpoint Lectures

MDCT’s Gray’s Anatomy Online site provides PowerPoint’s teaching the various parts of the human body as listed. You are able to click on any of the body areas or systems listed and download the actual PowerPoint which gives information and images to teach you. There are also other resources on the MDCT site which you…

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MDCT

Find informative powerpoint lectures related to medical sciences, radiology case images of various body systems, and other relevant articles.  MDCT stands for Multi Detector Computed Tomography.  The site provides links to various medical case images, medical sciences e-lectures, articles & other resources, and textbook shopping for radiology and other medical sciences.  The purpose of the site…

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Learners TV

LearnersTV is a comprehensive site providing thousands of downloadable educational videos for many subjects ranging from Biology to Political Science with its diverse and plentiful content. Also, this site has a collection of free audio lectures of whole courses which are provided by professors from reputed universities around the world. You can review the lessons you’ve already studied by taking the…

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Learn Genetics: Molecules of Inheritance

  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…

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Learn Genetics: Cell Size and Scale

The Learn Genetics: Cell Size and Scale webpage allows you to view the size of a cell in comparison to other items we are more familiar with, like 12 point type, a coffee bean, and more smaller things!  Using the given bar, you are able to zoom in and out to see the cell and…

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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…

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Khan Academy: Organic Chemistry

Khan Academy provides a collection of videos in Organic Chemistry that starts with a general review of dot structures and hybridization and moves through organic structures, acids and bases, alkanes and cycloalkanes, stereochemistry, substitution and elimination reactions, alkenes and alkynes, alcohols, ethers, epoxides, and sulfides, aromatic compounds and more. Link to resource Rating: 

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Khan Academy: Executive Systems of the Brain

Learn about the systems of the brain through a collection of teaching videos from Khan Academy.  The Executive Systems of the Brain collection of teaching videos from Khan Academy takes a student through several main areas of psychology including: Cognition, Attention and Language, Sleep and Consciousness, Memory, and Emotion. Link to resource Rating:

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Khan Academy Library

Learn math, science, economics, history, art, computing or test prep using video lessons and exercises.The Khan Academy Library provides well organized video series teaching and exercises in many subjects.  Khan Academy has the most extensive content in Mathematics, but also has great series of videos in Sciences, Economics and Finance, Arts and Humanities, Computing, and Test Preparation!   Link to…

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Internet Mental Health

The Mental Health website provides information on mental disorders, self diagnoses, discussions, medications, journals, new research and therapies. Some of the journal links are no longer working, but nonetheless this website has a wealth of useful information and videos about mental health and some great journal links for further study. Link to resource Rating: 

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Interactive Clinical Pharmacology

The Interactive Clinical Pharmacology (ICP) site was designed to increase understanding of important and difficult concepts and principles in Clinical Pharmacology. It is not intended to be comprehensive for all aspects of Clinical Pharmacology teaching. It has been developed using Macromedia Flash to enable user interaction.  The site is for any student or practitioner requiring Clinical…

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Inner Body

Study anatomy and physiolgoy using interactive models of body systems and parts. The Inner Body site provides visual interactive models so that you can explore the parts of the body visually and hover your mouse over each part and read the information that pops up about it on the right side as you go.  You can even…

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Histology Zoomer

Images and information for the study of microscopic structures of tissues.  The Histology Zoomer site, created by Yakima Valley Community College, provides tutorials on the epithelium, muscles, connective tissue, nervous tissue, and endocrine tissue. The site includes image libraries for study and identification practice. The Dichotomous key for identifying basic tissue types is useful. The site…

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Health Finder (.gov)

Find basic information in a wide range of healthy life topics published by the US Dept. of Health and Human Services.  Healthfinder.gov has resources on a wide range of health topics selected from approximately 1,400 government and non-profit organizations to bring you the best, most reliable health information on the Internet.  They review and select…

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Google Scholar

Google Scholar provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature. From one place, you can search across many disciplines and sources: articles, theses, books, abstracts and court opinions, from academic publishers, professional societies, online repositories, universities and other web sites. Google Scholar helps you find relevant work across the world of scholarly research. …

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Get Body Smart

GetBodySmart represents an attempt to create a fully animated and interactive eBook about human anatomy and physiology.  View and explore systems overviews, skeletal systems, muscle physiology, muscular system, nervous system, circulatory system, respiratory system, urinary system, histology websites, and additional references. Link to Resource Rating:

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Engineers Handbook

Quick reference for engineering formulas and information.  The Engineers Handbook site is an ongoing project created to present as much reference information as possible related to mechanical design, manufacturing and engineering in general. There is a great deal of information available online and this site is attempting to make available as much of it as possible.  This site is not limited…

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EM Rap TV

Watch videos of information from emergency medical cases presented by the care providers.  EM Rap TV was created by an emergency physician, Mel Herbert, as a ‘TV channel’ of sorts for emergency medical professionals to share and learn from one another through videos presenting various cases and results, and other useful information. Link to resource…

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eFunda: The Ultimate Online Resource for Engineers

Limited quick reference for engineering formulas and application information. eFunda stands for engineering Fundamentals and provides basic college level material covered in engineering schools.  Its mission is to create an online destination for the engineering community to quickly find concise and reliable information to meet the majority of daily engineering reference needs.   Unfortunately, you can…

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Eformulae

The Eformulae site is a online resource of  engineering formulas, science formulas, math formulas, physics formulas, chemistry formulas, tables, glossary of terms related to computer engineering, manufacturing technology, mechanical engineering, agricultural engineering, electronics engineering, metallurgy and machining processes.  This is great for referencing and for better understanding a formula and how it is used. Link…

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eAntrho: A Collection of Digital Laboratories

The eAnthro website provides several interactive pages related to human evolutionary biology, including 3D printables of bones, a lab page with collaborative lab data collection and comparison, a skeleton page showing comparisons of the bones of various species, and a page on fossils, and a page dedicated to the Lucy fossil.  Each page has interactive…

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Desmos Calculator

Desmos is a free online graphing calculator that provides fast and accurate results. The calculator can instantly plot any equation, from lines and parabolas up through derivatives and Fourier series. Data tables open up a world of curve-fitting and modeling. Sliders make it a breeze to demonstrate function transformations. As browser-based html5 technology, the graphing…

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Creative Chemistry

Creative-Chemistry provides a collection of colorful worksheets and teaching notes that are free to copy.  It also provides alphabetical sitemap that will help to find any interesting material in an easy and fast way. The site has lots of useful sties for teachers and students, puzzles and quizzes that will help to study material in…

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Chemistry YouTube Playlist

46 videos on a variety of topics within the field of chemistry.  This includes the electron, water and solutions, the periodic table, the nucleus, and much more.  These videos have been vetting and approved by the tutors of the Tacoma Community College Writing and Tutoring Center. Link to Resource Rating: 

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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:

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Calculator Edge

Calculator Edge is a free online tool of Engineering Calculators for engineers and students.  The site provides several few hundred calculators for solving complex equations and formulas in the fields of Electrical, Mechanical, Chemical, Electronics, Civil, Metallurgy, Oil & Gas, Optical, Plastics, Ceramics, Physics, Maths and more.   Link to resource Rating:

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Blue Histology – Epithelia and Glands

Blue Histology has information on human anatomy (including Epithelia and Glands, Connective Tissues, Nervous Tissue, Urinary System, Reproductive System, Accessory Digestive Glands, and much more), images, original source material + additional links and sources, and several quizzes to test your knowledge.  Overall, this website contains a ton of information about anatomy and human biology, but…

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Blue Histology

Blue Histology provides microscopic images and detailed information about various tissues.  Make sure that your pop-up windows and javascript are enabled in your browser so you can use all the functions on the site.  Each page has a table of contents with topics, lab guides and images that you will find on the page. This is followed by an…

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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:

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Astronomy for Beginners

Description: Astronomy For Beginners brings together an expanse of info into manageable size to begin learning about astronomy.  There is useful information about astronomy in general, and some handy links to other relevant pages. If you’re interested in astrophotography you can have a look at the pictures the site author took, upload your own, and learn how to do it in the astrophotography section.…

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Anatomy Arcade

Games to learn and study anatomy. Anatomy arcade provides various games to help learn the anatomy of the body system. It is well categorized and has some very effective programs for memorizing in an interactive and more entertaining way.   Link to resource   Rating:

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Anatomy and Physiology Text and Laboratory Workbook Videos

The Anatomy and Physiology Text and Laboratory Workbook Videos website provides brief information, colorful pictures and videos about cell transport including Brownian movement, Osmosis, Elodea Osmosis, Blood Isotonic, Paramecium Contractile Vacuole, Bulk Transport, Endocytosis and Exocytosis. All the videos are in .wmv format and download to open in a local video player. Link to Resource…

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Anatomy and Physiology Learning Modules

Learn about human anatomy and physiology.  Includes pictures for visual learners.  includes gradable quizzes on muscles, bones, and many other body parts.  It includes an image bank of printable pictures. Link to Resource Rating:

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American Museum of Natural History

The American Museum of Natural History site provides great information on various anthropological topics.  You can search their research databases for academic information.  You can play their light-hearted games designed for young audiences, but still fun to play and learn from.  And also you can peruse their exhibitions online, seeing various videos, pictures, and articles…

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American Association for the History of Nursing (AAHN)

Find information on Nursing history, find research sources, and see collectibles and other interesting nursing history related content.  The American Association for the History of Nursing (AAHN) is a professional organization open to everyone interested in the history of nursing. The purpose of the Association is to foster the importance of history relevant to understanding the past, defining…

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AdiChemistry – Valence Bond Theory & Hybridization

Learn about bond hybridization in organic chemistry.  AdiChemistry – Valence Bond Theory & Hybridization provides good information and sufficient images to explain bond hybridization.  It discusses all of the different types of hybridizations.   Link to resource   Rating:

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