Sciences and Zoology Links
This page has links mostly
to sites about biology in general and sites about animals (zoology).
For other specific topics
of the life sciences click on one of the links above.
Links to Redwood life science teachers'
assignment pages | Lovelady
Cohen | Stewart |
Biology - http://biology.about.com/science/biology/mbody.htm
About's links to the subject of biology. Includes links under
the subjects of: AP Biology; Homework Help; Students; Teachers/Educators;
Virtual Dissection; Anatomy/Physiology; Biochemistry; Biotechnology; Botany;
Cell Anatomy; Cell Biology; Developmental Bio; Evolution; Genetics; Insects;
Marine Biology; Microbiology; Molecular Biology; Structural Biology; Zoology;
Animal Cams; Clip Art/Software; Forensics; General Biology; Health/Medicine;
Jobs/Internships; Museums/Zoos; and Science News.
Biology - http://dir.yahoo.com/Science/Biology/
Yahoo's links to the subject of biology. Includes links categories
of: Anatomy; Archives; Ask an Expert; Biochemistry; Biodiversity; Biological
Safety; Biologists; Biomedical Engineering; Biomedical Ethics; Biophysics;
Biospeleology; Biotechnology; Botany; Cell Biology; Circadian Rhythms;
Companies; Conferences; Developmental Biology; Ecology; Education; Employment;
Evolution; Exobiology; Extinction; Genetics; Immunology; Institutes; Journals;
Libraries; Magazines; Marine Biology; Mathematical Biology; Metadata; Microbiology;
Model Systems; Molecular Biology; Mycology; Neuroscience; Organizations;
Paleontology; Parasitology; Pharmacology; Phenology; Philosophy of Biology;
Physiology; Psychobiology; Radiobiology; Reproduction; Software; Structural
Biology; Systematics and Taxonomy; Vision; Web Directories; Zoology; and
American Museum of Natural History - http://www.amnh.org/site_map/
This is the Web site for the museum located in New Yok City's Central Park.
There are links to online exhibits, the museum's periodical
History, science and research projects, educational programs, and
Center for Indigenous Research - http://www.virtualelpaso.com/archaeology/index.htm
This Web site has virtual online "digs." The first was the Virtual Mammoth
Project and the current one is called Virtual
Village <archaeology/vv/index.htm> and is documenting
the excavation of a native American site in New Mexico. These projects
give users the opportunity to see day-to-day work on an archeological site.
Biology Project - http://www.biology.arizona.edu/default.html
"An online interactive resource for learning biology," this site has links
to biochemistry, cell biology, chemicals and human health, developmental
biology, human biology, immunology, Mendelian genetics, and molecular biology.
Some of the lessons are available in Spanish. (University of Arizona)
Institution of Oceanography Library - http://scilib.ucsd.edu/sio/index.html
This Webpage is a comprehensive guide to oceanography, climatology, earth
science and marine biology resources. (Scripps Institution of Oceanography,
La Jolla, CA)
Biology Book - http://gened.emc.maricopa.edu/bio/bio181/BIOBK/BioBookTOC.html
The text items are modified lecture outlines ... developed over the many
years of teaching college biology. Use for educational purposes is encouraged
and appreciated. Biology
Internet Resources bio/bio102/Bio102.InternetBioRes.html,
an excellent collection of links to information of use to students of biology.
(Michael J. Farabee, Estrella Mountain Community College, AZ)
Biological Lab - http://www.mbl.edu/
The MBL, established in 1888, is devoted to research and education in basic
biology. Lewis Thomas, author of The Lives of a Cell, has called
the MBL "the uniquely national center for biology in this country." Scientists
and students throughout the world come to the MBL to conduct research,
teach, study, and collaborate with other scientists. Use the
Animals link to search for pictures and descriptions of over 200 animals
maintianed by the laboratory. (Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole,
Alive! - http://www.cellsalive.com/
Animations of cells show how they act and react. Very nice graphic illustrations,
with motion demonstrate cellular concepts with clarity. "CELLS alive! is
©Quill Graphics in Charlottesville, Virginia USA, providing stock
video microscopy of living subjects for educational and broadcast use.
The CELLS alive! stock video library includes footage related to microbiology,
cell biology, aquatic protozoa, water-borne parasites, infectious disease,
Book of Insect Records 1999 - http://gnv.ifas.ufl.edu/~tjw/recbk.htm
"Beginning in 1994, graduate students in the Insect Ecology course at the
University of Florida have contributed chapters to the University of Florida
Book of Insect Records, a book that names insect champions and documents
their achievements. Each chapter deals with a different category of record."
(Dept. of Entomology & Nematology, UF)
Animal Planet - http://www.animal.discovery.com/
The Web site of the television channel which covers "All animals, all the
This Web site has links to much information about whales and whaling. Topics
include: general information; whale watching; animal rights; interspecies
communication; cultural links, pictures; bioacoustics; literature, music,
film, video, art; media; oceanographic research; cetacean encyclopaedia;
museums; education; virtual whale watching, "Scientist of the Week"; news;
events, conferences and courses; organisations; myths; Project Açores;
and the International Whaling Commission. (WWW Virtual Library)
Image Archives - http://www.mindspring.com/~zoonet/gallery.html
If pictures of animals of all types is what you're looking for, this is
the site to go to. Click on "Animal Pictures" for a list of animals by
category. (Jim Henley)
Wonderful World of Insects - http://www.insect-world.com/main/six.html
This Web site is all about the most common form of life on earth, insects.
Included at the site is a key
to the orders <main/orders-key.html> of insects.
Action Network - http://www.ran.org/ran/
The RAN is a non-profit organization which fights for the preservation
of rainforests in both tropical and temperate areas. Its Web site has links
to information on deforestation, old growth forests in North America, and
native peoples' sites among others.
Wild Dolphin Project - http://www.wwwa.com/dolphin/index.html
"Founded by Dr. Denise Herzing in 1985, the Wild Dolphin Project has been
studying the life history and communication system of a resident group
of free-ranging Atlantic spotted dolphins (Stenella frontalis) in
FAQs - http://www.wh.whoi.edu/faq/
This Web site lists questions (and answers!) about all kinds of marine
life, not just fish. (National Marine Fisheries Service - Northeast Fisheries
of Zoology of the University of Michigan - http://www.ummz.lsa.umich.edu/
By clicking on one of the divisions of the museum (insects, mollusks, fishes,
reptiles and amphibians, birds or mammals) you can take virtual tour of
this university museum.
This is the Web site of the marine aquarium located in Monterey, California.
Links for exhibits, features and conservation include: Habitats path (kelp
forest, reefs & pilings, sandy seafloor, estuaries & sloughs, rocky
shores, beaches & dunes, open waters); Special exhibits; Focus on sea
otters (marine mammals, octopus & kin); Ocean conservation; Initiatives
(sea otter program, endangered oceans, fisheries in trouble); and, Ocean
in the News. (Monterey Bay Aquarium)
The Web site of the "world's only underwater laboratory," this page is
connected to an undersea site located adjacent to a coral reef at the Florida
Keys National Marine Sanctuary. (University of North Carolina at Wilmington)
Florida Aquarium - http://www.flaquarium.net/
This aquarium is located in Tampa, Florida and its Web site has links to
exhibits <habitats.htm> among other things.
North American Reporting Center for Amphibian Malformations- http://www.npwrc.usgs.gov/narcam/
"In cooperation with the scientific community, this Web site has been designed
as an avenue for people to report sightings of amphibian malformations
in North America." (Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center)
Diversity Web - http://animaldiversity.ummz.umich.edu/
"Animal Diversity Web has thousands of species accounts about individual
animal species. These may include text, pictures of living animals, photographs
and movies of specimens, and/or recordings of sounds. Students write the
text of these accounts and we cannot guarantee their accuracy. Descriptions
of levels of organization above the species level, especially phyla, classes,
and in some cases, orders and families. Hundreds of hyperlinked pages and
images illustrate the traits and general biology of these groups. Professional
biologists prepare this part." (Univ. of Michigan, Museum of Zoology)
Animals: Care and Conservation Resource Site - http://www.pacificnet.net/~jmcnary/resource.html
"This site has been developed as a resource for professionals, educators,
students and other individuals looking for information on the internet
about the care of exotic animals in captivity and conservation programs
for exotic animals in the wild." Links are provided to such categoreis
as: Zoos and Aquariums; Conservation; Exotic Animal Sites; Endangered Species;
Re-Intrpduction; AAZK (American Association of Zookeepers); Training/Operant
Conditoning; Wildlife Heroes; Behavioral Enrichment; Pictures; Books; Careers;
Education Resources; and Volunteer Opportunities."
Behavior Information" - http://cricket.unl.edu/Internet.html#information
From a Web site on animal behavior at the Universtiy of Nebraska, this
part of the page has links to several sites and directories about how various
animals behave or act.
Virtual Library of Ecology & Biodiversity - http://conbio.net/VL/
"The Virtual Library of Ecology and Biodiversity division of The Virtual
Library Project specializes in reviewing internet information sources pertaining
to ecology and biodiversity based on their educational value."
Raptor Center at the University of Minnesota - http://www.raptor.cvm.umn.edu/
"The Raptor Center is an international medical facility for birds of prey.
Our mission is to preserve biological diversity among raptors and other
avian species through medical treatment, scientific investigation, education,
and management of wild populations."
This site, maintained at U.C. Berkekley, has information about insects
and other arthropods of the San Francisco Bay Area. There are links to
such topics as: General information about bugs and entomology; Ask the
experts; Find your bug - identify bugs you find by searching the insect
database; Related resources - websites, local community resources, bug
supplies, books, and more; Special projects - projects that are going on
with Citybugs; Student corner - bug activities, student projects, web sites;
and Teacher corner - lesson plans, curriculum standards, worksheets, and
"Featuring over 4,800 plants and animals," these guides contain species
descriptions which typically include size, weight, breeding and eating
patterns, habitat, range, and photo. An opportunity to e-mail questions
is available. Search by animal or plant group. Derived from the National
Audubon Society Field, Regional, and Nature Guides. Coverage is especially
good for birds. Check out their Hawkwatch section for the best places to
see hawks, harriers, eagles, and their kin. (National Wildlife Federation)
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