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BTANJ maintains a body of links of relevance to biology teachers. Should you have suggestions for inclusion in this list, please foward to: rrichard@btanj.org
Teacher Workshops & Training

NJ Dept. of Education
Teacher workshops and seminars

Flat Rock Brook Nature Center
Workshops for elementary school teachers

Water Shed Ambassadors
Part of the NJDEP offer workshops and training for teachers.

Ocean Institute Sandy Hook
Teacher Workshops - the ecology and marine biology of Sandy Hook.

New Jersey Audubon Society:
Outdoor Workshops

Science Education

New Jersey Core Curriculum Standards
for Science

NJ End-of-Course Biology Directory
of Test Specifications

National Science Education Standards
TIMSS Reports
The Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study, is designed to help countries all over the world improve student learning in mathematics and science.

Habits of Mind:
This Web site will provide the resources to support your understanding of what are the Habits of Mind

Associations

NIH Office of Science Education
Includes a ton of resources for teachers including free curriculum supplements.

National Center for Science Education
"Defending the teaching of evolution in the public schools"

NCBI - National Center for Biotechnological Information
Includes a vast number of literature and molecular databases

National Academy of Sciences
NJ Association for Biomedical Research
Includes several programs and services for science teachers of all levels.

SEEDS - The State's Environmental Education Directory
Includes an online catalog of environmental education resources available through the Department of Environmental Protection.

The American Association for the Advancement of Science
Includes various tools and resources for teachers.

Alliance for NJ Envrironmental Education
Pinelands Preservation Alliance
Participate in the preservation of the NJ Pinelands

National Association of Biology Teachers
National Science Teachers Association
NJ Science Convention
Classroom Opportunities

Aventis Biotech Challenge
"National competition that introduces students to the real world of biotechnology by carrying out research projects of their own design."

Pathfinder Science
Participate in a National Environmental Program

Project Feeder Watch
Feeder watchers count the numbers and kinds of birds that visit their feeders and send their information to the Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology.

Summer Programs

Waksman Student Scholars Program
Faculty at Rutgers University are working with high school teachers to encourage their students to participate in genuine molecular biology research in the classroom.

Princeton Molecular Biology Outreach Programs
A two-week summer workshop focusing on hands-on experimental work in the laboratory designed to illustrate the principles of modern molecular biology and genetics.


Ethics

The American Journal of Bioethics
Includes articles on bioethical issues as well as a section for the beginner bioethicist.

The Ethical, Legal and Social Implications (ELSI) Research Program
Studies related to the ethical, legal and social implications of genetic and genomic research

University of Pennsylvania Center for Bioethics
stem cell resources        
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