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Just want to link up with any Biology teachers out there.

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Comment by hbarlaam on March 29, 2012 at 11:56am

Wondering if there are any high school Anatomy teachers out there.  I am teaching Anatomy & Physiology for the first time, and I'm not in love with the textbook.  I might be able to get it changed.  Anyone have a textbook they recommend for a high school, year long anatomy course?  This is at a private college preparatory school.  Thanks!

Comment by Gerald Carey on January 21, 2012 at 6:36pm

Terrific set of 15 videos by the Walter and Eliza Health Institue (WEHI). Fantastic detail on subjects such as Origin of Breast Cancer, the Immune System and Insulin Production and Diabetes. (Go here: http://wehi.tv/)

This is the future of Biology education.

Comment by Gerald Carey on January 12, 2012 at 6:27pm

If you liked "Inner Life of the Cell" by Biovisions, you are going to love this TED talk by one of the animators, Drew Barry. It really gets going at about half way.

Comment by Gerald Carey on January 11, 2012 at 7:12pm

Just downloaded a wonderful iPad app called Back in Time.

Costs a bit but the graphics and detail are awesome. 

Great reference for the teaching of evolution.

Comment by Gerald Carey on November 28, 2011 at 4:28am

Hey Penny.

When you get a chance, can you put the Psych Teachers webpage on here?

Not Biology, but close!

Comment by hbarlaam on August 28, 2011 at 3:06pm
Any anatomy & physiology teachers here?  I teach freshman level bio and am teaching anatomy & physiology (junior/senior class) for the first time.
Comment by Anthony Beltrame on June 15, 2011 at 7:56am

Hi Gerry and Bio gurus

If you have an iPad found a great little App for Senior Students called "Biology for iPad". Good for summarising key points of some Bio content.

Comment by Gerald Carey on January 28, 2011 at 8:01pm

University of Utah's Learn Genetics site has just updated their stem cell page.

Lots of good information.

Comment by Gerald Carey on January 28, 2011 at 5:34pm

Just been sent this site: Biology Experiments

Looks like a good range of practicals if you are looking for something new.

Comment by Gerald Carey on January 26, 2011 at 4:31am

The Scientific Method - fully explained.

Great link to an article on how scientists used the Scientific Method to not only discover something worthwhile, but then make predictions about that discovery and then test them and publish the results.

A great read.

And just in case the first link doesn't work, here it is: http://www.guardian.co.uk/science/punctuated-equilibrium/2011/jan/2...

 

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