The BIOTECH Project, sponsored by the Department of Molecular and Cellular
Biology at The University of Arizona, is designed to help Arizona's high
school teachers use molecular biology and biotechnology in the classroom.
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Do you or your students have a biology question? This outreach program
for grades K-12 provided by Arizona State University can help answer that
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Access Excellence by Genentech has a collection of peer-reviewed/classroom
lesson plans developed by K-12 teachers around the U. S., as well as a
rich collection of current science news and issues. Activities include
interactive, online scientific mysteries developed by Access Excellence
for classroom use. The mysteries encourage student problem-solving and
The Visible Human Project is creating complete, anatomically detailed,
three-dimensional representations of the male and female human body.
The Biology Project is an interactive online resource for
learning biology, developed at The University of Arizona.
- Explore the lives of "whirling animals", take a detailed tour
of the surface of a sea star, examine the evolution and diversity of the
eye, match microscopic larva of a marine animal with its adult form, or
investigate the natural history of one of the classic organisms of biology
such a Daphnia or Planaria.
Education Resources for Secondary School Science Teachers
Honey Bees Education Project
Africanized honey bees have moved into the Southwest U. S. and are here
to stay. In addition to the safety issues that need to be addressed because
of the defensiveness of these bees, honey bees are also fascinating subjects
to study. These lesson plans were developed to familarize students with
honey bees and bee safety issues through a variety of interesting activities.
Designed for K-12 students.
United States high school students compete in a
nation-wide olympiad. The top scorers will go on to compete in the International