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What is Biology?
Biology: The Study of Life
What Is Life?
This site is a "homework help" index. Jiskha Homework Help (JHH) is student managed and has a number of contributing authors and editors. From the Science: Biology page, scroll down to
find out the 5 main characteristics of all living things.
Dr. C's Remarkable Ocean World
This website looks at many of the sciences used to study the oceans. Search the website for characteristics of living matter. What are the seven characteristics shared by all living
This page describes different aspects and categories of living things. Visit the Creativity section and develop a project based on these suggestions.
Shadow a Swan Project -- Utah Education
Learn about the lives of several Tundra swans at this Web site. Meet the swans and follow their movements. How are the swans tagged? How are their locations determined? Register to participate
fully in the project or drop in periodically to check on each swan's progress. For more education resources visit the Utah Education Network at www.uen.org.
Environmental Career Opportunities
A nationwide database of environmental careers. Search the database and find what jobs are available in your area.
Environmental Careers Organization
ECO is an organization that strives to enhance our environment by developing careers. What are some of the jobs available today?
American Institute of Biological
Visit this site for a wealth of information about careers in biology. What are researchers currently studying in the field of genetics?
Biochemistry as a career: Access this site to find out about careers in biochemistry. Click on the links to learn about the occupational outlooks in these fields..
Pest Management at the Crossroads
This web page is devoted to IPM (Integrated Pest Management), which is pest management using various techniques, including biological, chemical, physical, and cultural approaches. Visit
this site and discover how pest management is becoming more effective by integrating the methods.
Unit 1: What is Biology?
Use this site to search for any biology topic. How many different categories of biology are there? Develop your own system for classifying different disciplines of biology.
American Institute of
Visit this site for a wealth of information about careers in biology. What are researchers currently studying in the field of genetics? Choose one of these issues and write a report
Eisenhower National Clearinghouse
Information on math and science education; includes links to activities to supplement math and science courses. Choose an issue for educational reform from the Web site and hold an in-class
debate about the issue.
Additional Unit Research Links
Seven Bioscience Challenges -
Articles in Bioscience
At this site, sponsored by BioScience Productions, Inc., you can explore issues such as biodiversity, the environment, genomics, biotechnology, and evolution. Choose a topic and read
some of the articles in that category. What are some of the major issues concerning biologists today? Write a report on your topic and present it to the class.