Hole's Essentials of Human Anatomy and Physiology Website
Human A & P textbook web resources includes quizzes, labeling exercises, crossword puzzles, essay questions, etc to test your knowledge of material covered in the text.
Modern Biology (Holt, Rinehart and Winston) Textbook Website
Biology textbook web resourcs that includes links, research ideas, worksheets, project and activity ideas.
Standard 1- Cell Biology:
The Biology Project
Standards 2-5 - Genetics:
The Biology Project - Mendelian Genetics
Virtual Fly Lab
Living Cell Screensaver
You computer becomes a microscope! Watch different parts of the cell perform their important functions.
DNA Structure and Function
Instruction in the significance, structure and function of DNA.
California Biology Standards
Lorenzo's Oil. Universal Studios Production. 1992.
Based on the true story of a young boy's battle with a rare terminal disease.
Nick Nolte and Susan Sarandon
First Signs of ALD 00:05.40
Michaela's Fault? 00:21.57
Michaela's Pedigree (00.00:57) Start 00.25:47; End 00.26.44
Study Guide Questions
DNA strucutre and function within the Genetics Standard 4
Demonstation: Genetic Jewelry
DNA modeling: replication, transcription, translation, mitosis, meiosis and mutations
NSTA - National Science Teachers Association - 2007 Conference (March 29-April 1 in St. Louis)
CSTA - California Science Teachers Association - 2007 Conference (October 25-28 in Long Beach)
NABT - National Association of Biology Teachers - 2007 Conference (November 28-December 1 in Atlanta, GA)
AAAS - American Association for the Advancement of Science - 2007 Annual Meeting (February 15-19 in San Francisco)
California Credential Requirements for a Single Subject (Secondary Education) Credential
Adavanced Placement Biology Courses: AP Biology Exam Questions
National Science Olympiad Program: Biology Preparation and Exam
California Academic Decathlon Program: Sample Questions
CST/CAHSEE Sample Quizzes
California Lab Safety Standards
Root Words for Anatomy and Biology
Science Clip Art
Calculator-based Lab Experiments for Biology
Ohaus Balance for labs (Carolina)
Free Stuff for Educators
Science Fair Rules and Survival Guide
Only one of the options in this category fit with my curriculum as I teach only biology and human anatomy and physiology, so I picked two articles that I could incorporate into my curriculum.
LA Times News Article on West Nile Virus
CNN Science News Article on extinction of European Mammals due to human impact on the environment
Major concept: Fitness and Nutrition
Performance objectives: after the activity students should be able to access a database to analyze their diet and the amount of energy they should consume in an average day to maintain a healthy weight. Students should also be able to analyze their diets for nutritional content.
Placerita Canyon Nature Center
Map, Satellite Map
Los Angeles Zoo
Map, Satellite Map