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What is Biology?
Biology: The Study of 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.
This page describes different aspects and categories of living things. Visit
the Creativity section and develop a project based on these suggestions.
a Swan Project -- Utah Education Network
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.
Seven Characteristics of Living Things
This site discusses the seven characteristics of all living things. Click on
the Questions and Quizzes relating to this chapter link to test your knowledge.
Compare the characteristics listed on this site with those found on the other
sites listed. How are they different? What characteristics are common among all
of the sites.
of Living Things II
This site explains the characteristics of living things too. Scroll to the bottom
of the page and see if you can answer all of the questions on this web site.
of Living Things III
This site lists the characteristics common to all living things. Click on the
brightly colored words to link to a different page that discusses the highlighted
organic foods safer?
This site answers this question and discusses the nutritional value of organic
and conventionally produced foods. Click on the link to find out if organic foods
have a better taste. Follow the link on this page to find out the truth about
organic food myths.
USDA Standards for Labeling Organic Foods
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has developed standards that must be used
before a food product can be labeled organic. Go to this site to find more information
about these regulations. This site contains several links for more information
about organically grown foods.
Does food irradiation result in safer food? This web site discusses how irradiating
foods can kill harmful pathogens. Click on the link for current information on
food safety to find the most current information.
How do you clone a human? Follow the links on this site to discover how human
cloning may be accomplished.
Dolly, the Sheep
This site discusses the process that was used to clone Dolly, the sheep, and
how this process may be used to clone humans. Follow the links to read about
this hot topic.
soon will a human be cloned?
This site discusses this question in detail in an interview with a professor
of genetics. Click on links & readings to find more information on human cloning.