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New York Times Learning Network

Contains "lesson plan units that use recent New York Times articles as springboards for examining important curricular topics in interesting and exciting ways"

HHMI Biointeractive:

Virtual Labs, Animations, and Lectures

Nobel Prize

Games and Simulations

Smile Program

Almost 200 lesson plans made by teachers
The Biology Corner

The Educator's Reference Desk


Genetic Science Learning Center

Genes, Variation, and Human History

Virtual Lab: Agarose Gel Electrophoresis of Restriction Fragments

"Gene Gateway - Exploring Genes and Genetic Disease,"

The U.S. Department of Energy Biological and Environmental Research program funds this site, May 19, 2006. This web site will provide you and your students with the tools to understand the Human Genome Project.  Furthermore, you may download "The Gene Gateway Workbook." The workbook includes a series of 5 lessons that introduce students to the various bioinformatic tools that scientists use.

PBS Teacher Source

Innovative Teacher




ENSI - Evolution and the Nature of Science Institutes


Detectives in the Classroom

Science in the Cinema

A free film festival featuring outstanding New Jersey researchers. This public educational series is co-sponsored by New Jersey Association for Biomedical Research (NJABR), the Biology Teachers Association of New Jersey (BTANJ), New Jersey Science Teachers Association (NJSTA), New Jersey Center for Ethics Education (NJCEE) and Allentown Caging Equipment Company.

Lorenzo's Oil The Island of Dr. Moreau

Stem Cells

Ethics Lesson

The Pivotal Players of Stem Cell Research: The Development of Stem Cell Research


Invertebrates in the Classroom, Charlie Drewes
stem cell resources        
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