Khan Academy

Khan Academy has amazing videos for biology. Check them out here. Supplement your reading my watching these short videos. Khan Academy offers practice exercises, instructional videos, and a personalized learning dashboard that empower learners to study at their own pace in and outside of the classroom. We tackle math, science, computer programming, history, art history, economics, and more. Our math missions …

Zatobowl simulator

Zatobowl “Science Bowl Simulator” provides thousands of questions for National Science Bowl (NSB), National Ocean Science Bowl (NOSB) and other national and international science quiz competitions. Zatobowl features include: Online Multi-Player System: Compete online with friends and others around the world in real time. Buzzer Practice: with audio questions, a one click buzzer and sub-second response timing. Peruse Questions : …

Animal Form and Function links

 Animal Form and Function General: Introductory undergraduate lectures in anatomy and physiology – Podcast Lectures  http://recap.ltd.uk/podcasting/sciences/biology2110.php http://recap.ltd.uk/podcasting/sciences/biology2120.php Each lecture is approximately 75 minutes. This is not required but the lectures are exceptionally well done for those interested.  Current lectures have links to the outline and blackboard.  Additional advanced lectures, and lectures from previous years are available.  Students may be interested …

Genetics and Evolution links

Each of the websites and specific links below are suitable for an advanced biology teacher and/or student.  The sites are for preparation not memorization.  They are a supplement, not a replacement, for the official text.  They are provided for those teachers and their students who frequently request additional resources for Biology Olympiad study.  Many teachers and their students wish to …

Animal Anatomy and Physiology links

  Animations are often essential for understanding the flow and interactions of physiological processes. Most animations are one to two minutes and include audio instruction.  The animation links given below can assist USA Biology Olympiad participants and instructors as they prepare for the competition. General Biology:  7th edition, Campbell and Reese Students can have access to: http://www.aw-bc.com/campbell/  or www.campbellbiology.comif teachers …

Cell Biology links

   Cell Biology  International Biology Olympiad:  Structure and function of cells – 20% Chemical components Organelles / Nucleus / Cytoplasm Plant cells Cell Metabolism / protein synthesis / membrane transport / mitosis / meiosis Microbiology including prokaryotic cell organization / morphology / phototrophy and chemotrophy. Biotechnology including fermentation and genetic manipulation of organisms The first site is so well designed …

Ecology links

 Biology by Campbell and Reese:  Unit 8 Topics listed in the International Biology Olympiad Guide Individual Organisms :       Unitary and modular organisms Population:  structure/dynamics: exponential and logistic growth and carrying capacity / regulation and metapopulation dynamics Biotic Communities:  species reach and diversity/ niche, competition and exclusion principle / interspecific interaction/ community/ terrestrial and aquatic biomes Ecosystems:  trophic structure and …

Plant anatomy and physiology links

Plant anatomy and physiology links Animations for photosynthesis http://science.nhmccd.edu/biol/bio1int.htm (can also be found using Google keywords animation photosynthesis)                       Photosynthesis                       Photosynthesis Animation by Net Learning                                            Shows sequence of events in light dependent reactions but without text or Audio http://www2.kumc.edu/netlearning/examples/flash/photosyn2.html                       Photosynthesis McGraw-Hill                                            Has both audio and video of light dependent reactions of photosynthesis illustrating both cyclic and …