Dr. P's Biology Teacher Resources
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This website is an accumulation of my science teaching resources for the past 15+ years. I am a terrible organizer of hardcopies, so have started to save my teaching documents online. Feel free to use them to enhance the learning of your students. The majority of the worksheets and resources are Biology and Environmental Science, since that is what I have been assigned to teach/develop most often. Check the student pages for additional materials not listed here.
Science Education Organizations

Science Education Organizations

NSTA (National Science Teachers Association)

NWF (National Wildlife Federation)

 

NRC (National Research Council)

 

NABT (National Association of Biology Teachers)

AAAS (American Association for the Advancement of Science)

 

NCBI (National Center for Biotechnology Information)

 

EPA (Environmental Protection Agency)

NARST (National Association for Research in Science Teaching)

 

GSTA (Georgia Science Teachers Association)

 

 

Standards & Benchmarks

 

Standards & Benchmarks

Local Science Standards

 

National Science Standards

GLC (Georgia Learning Connections)

Georgia Department of Education

 

NSES (National Science Education Standards)

 

GPS (Georgia Performance Standards Science)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Music & Humor in the Classroom

 

Music & Humor in the Classroom

Music Alone

Lyrics Alone

Music & Lyrics

Humor

  Popular Music Midi Files

  Nature Sound Effects Archive

  Kiddie Songs Midis

  Disco Midis

  Simply the Best Nature Sounds     

   

 

    Songs for Learning Life Sciences  

    Science Songs Sung to Common Tunes  

    Dr. Chordates Songs

    Virginia K-5 Songs

    Physics Songs

    PhysicsSongs.org

    Teacher & Rockbots Lyrics, Riddles and answers

     

 

      Biology Karaoke

      Greg Crowther Science Songs

      NIEHS Sing Alongs

      Bioluminescence Song ††

      How to Make Science Karaoke

      Science Court

      Dr. Pís Biology Karaoke for DOWNLOAD!

      Songs for Teaching (For Sale)

      Science & Nature Music(for sale)

 

  Jokes & Science  

  Science Humor

  Science Jokes (by topic)

  Beguiling Ideas About Science

  Science Cartoons Plus

  Science Perspective Cartoons (Nearingzero.com)

  Chemistry Cartoons

  Physics & Astronomy Fun

   

Additional Links

List of Resources for Music & Humor in the Science Classroom

 

 

 

 

 

 

Biology

Biology

 

My Assignments††† & Rubrics

Animations & Movies

Virtual Labs

Activities

Animals

   Antlions

   My First Animal Book

    

 

BioMovies

 

   ZeroBio Dissections

   Virtual Cat Diss

   Virtual Clam Diss

   Virtual Cockroach

   Virtual Crayfish D

   Virtual Frog Diss.

   Virtual Frog 2

   Virtual Fetal Pig D

   Virtual Squid Diss

Squid Dissection & Calamari

Animal Kingdom References

7th & 8th Grade Animal Science Site

Bacteria

   Bacteria Model & Poster Project

   Virus Bacteria Venn

   Intro to Bacteria Lab

   Collecting Bacteria Lab

BioMedia Biology of Bacteria Video Questions

 

   Bacterial Identification

    

Access Excellence Mysteries

MedMyst Mission games

How Clean is Your Mouth?

Microscopy on the Web

Amateur Microbiologist Labs

Bio-chemistry

   Organic Compound Project

   Respiration/ Photosynthesis Survey project

   Respiration/Photosynthesis Project 

   Respiration/Photosynthesis Chart

 

   Organic Compounds Lab

   AP Enzyme Catalysis

 

 

 

Careers

   Alphabet Careers

Career Center

 

                      

                      

                      

Cell Cycle & Reproduction

                      

Cell Biology & Cancer

Cancer Warriors

How Cells Divide (Mitosis vs Meiosis, side by side)

Mitosis & Meiosis to Jazz

Cancer Animations

   AP Mitosis & Meiosis

   Onion Root Tip Lab

    

Magic Bullets: Chemistry vs. Cancer

Cell Biology & Cancer

 

Classification

   Domain/ Kingdom Helpful Harmful Project

                

    

Dichotomous Key

 

Cytology & Cellular Transport

   Cell Analogy Project

   Who Really Cares About Cells Research

   To Sex or Not to Sex Debate Rubric

   Cell Structure & Function WS

Cells Alive

Cell Biology Media and Interactive Activities

Microscope Imaging Station

 

   Virtual Microscopy

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Topic

Topic

My Assignments & Rubrics

Animations & Movies

Virtual Labs

Activities

Marine

   Coral Reef Web Quest

   Coral Reef WebQuest 2

   Abyss Game

The Virtual Ocean (microscopy)

   

                     Watershed Game

                     Clean Water for the 21st Century

Molecular Biology

   BLAST Those Genes

   Who Really Cares About DNA Research

   Genetic Engineering Poster

   Chromosome Morphology

   DNA Fingerprinting

Cancer Warriors

DNA From the Beginning

GATACA Movie Questions

Cracking the Code of Life Video Questions

Murder Rape & DNA Video Questions

DNA Animations

  DNA Fingerprinting Lab

  AP Molecular Biology

  DNA Workshop

 

                     DNA iNTERACTIVE

                     DNA Fingerprinting

                     DNA Experiments

                     Gel Electrophoresis Simulation

                     Understanding the Human Genome Project

Plants

   Photosynthesis Lab  

   Photosynthesis/Respiration Venn 

   Great Plant Escape WebQuest

   Plant Classification Quiz

   Fast Plant Growth Log

   Plant Diagrams

   Transpiration Lab

   Plant Scavenger Hunt

 

Instructional Multimedia Life Cycles

 

  AP Plant Pigments & Photosynthesis

  AP Cell Respiration

  Grass Sock Head

  Growing Moss

  Plant Design & Function

  Effects of Light Intensity & Wavelength on the Rate of Photosynthesis

                     Candy Chromatography

                     Tropisms in Seedlings

                     Seed Study

                     Factors that Affect Germination

                     Plant Misconceptions

                     Investigation of Leaf Stomata

Protists

  Observing Pond Water

   

Microscopy UK Movies

  The Micropolitan Museum

Virtual Pond Dip

Classifying Protists

Scientific Method/ Scientific Inquiry

  Alien World Observations

  Biomimetics Research Project

  Nature of Sci Inq Fact/Fiction

 

Search for Solutions

Instructional Media Lab Procedures

 

 

  Virtual Triple Beam Balance

  Microscopy on the Web

  Virtual Microscope

   

Teaching about Evolution & Nature of Science

Evolution, NOS, Origins of Life, DNA Lessons

 

Searchable /MISC

  Science in the Media

  Rootwords

  Alphabet of Careers

  Characteristics of Life Collage

  Science Fact? Or Science Fiction?

Teacherís Domain

Bio Movies & MediaResources- Mr. Hata's Course

National Geographic: Videos in the News

Rootv.com

NOVA Online

The Futures Channel

NOVA Science Now

Biological Processes

NHC Science Animations, Tutorials & Interactive Links

Scientific American Frontiers

Sumanas Animated Tutorials

Horton High School Animations     

Animated Tutorials

Wiley Interactive Animations

106 Animated Tutorials & Quizzes

Lifewire Animations & Tutorials

Teacherís Domain

 

   Biology Labs Online (Measurement  , Sci Method , Organic
Mol, Cells and Membranes , Respiration, Cell Cycle, Genetics,
DNA, Electrophoresis, Plants , Evolution , Animals)

    

  Troy High School Labs Online

   

  Virtual Fieldtrips

   

  McGraw Hill Virtual Labs

   

  McGraw Hill Virtual Labs 2

 

   Teacherís Domain: 2000 classroom-ready resources courtesy of public television partners

56 Quick Demos for Bio Classes

The Biology Corner Worksheets  

Access Excellence

BioChem4Schools

Busy Teachers Website

Science Net Links

NIH Curriculum Supplements

Your World: Biotechnology & You Magazine

Biology In Motion

Action BioScience

   Scientific American Frontiers

 

Systems

See Anatomy & Physiology or AP Biology Spring Pages

Viruses

  Virus Chart

  Virus Model & Poster Project

  Virus Bacteria Venn

BioMedia Biology of Viruses Video Questions

Infectious Diseases

 

Spread of a Virus Simulation

 

 

Online Assessments & Answers

Online Assessments & Answers

 

Biology Regents Tests  

 

Life Science Standardized Test practice 

Hargettís Notes & Review

 

Practice Quizzes

Biology Regents Exam Questions

 

Additional Links

Biology References

Assessment

My Other Science Teacher Pages

AP Biology Resources (see also AP Biology student pages)

Games & PPT Templates

      Biology Web Site References

      High School ACE Science Resources

      Science PPT Presentations

      Biology PPT Lectures

      More Bio PPTs

      Ask An Expert & Homework Help

      Biology Curriculum Map

      Ask a Biologist

      BioZone

      EOCT PPT Review

      Science Spot

      Alternative Strategies for Science Teaching & Assessment

      Science Fair Websites

   My Environ-mental Science Teacher Page

   My Anatomy & Physiology Teacher Page

   My Chemistry Teacher Page

   My Physics/Physical Science Teacher Page

      Stoneleigh-Burnham

      Kim Fogliaís AP Bio

      N. Warren Regional H.S.

      Massengale

      Bruce Faitsch

      LABS

      AP Bio UGA

 

      PPT Activity Templates

      Jeopardy Games & Templates

      Biology Jeopardy Games

 

Other Science Teacher Pages

   Brookings High School

   Biology Junction Curriculum Map

 

For some
interesting
Science
Articles? Try
Science News
Online
Science Teacher Awards, Grants, Scholarships & Internships:

Aerospace Education Foundation (AEF) Grants :
Offers Educator grants of up to $250 per academic year in support to elementary and secondary classrooms for aerospace education programs, opportunities, and activities.
www.paemst.org

CFNM (Center for Functional Nanoscale Materials)
Teacher Fellowships in nanoscience research and problem-based learning curriculum development. CFNM Teacher Fellows participate in components of the PRISM program and in guided research experiences in Clark Atlantaís nanoscience labs, and ultimately translate the CFNM's nanoscience research into problem-based learning (PBL) curriculum materials.
http://www.cse.emory.edu/prism/cfnm/

Disney Teacher Awards
and other national teaching awards
http://disney.go.com/disneyhand/learning/teacherawards/

Entomological Society of America
President's Prizes for Outstanding Achievement in Primary and Secondary Education Funded by ESA
These awards recognize educators who have gone beyond the traditional teaching methods by using insects as educational tools. One winner will be chosen from among primary teachers (grades K-6) and one from among secondary teachers (grades 7-12).
http://www.entsoc.org/awards/professional/educational.htm

Georgia Science Teacher Association Awards and Scholarships
For more information about the following awards, scholarships and grants,
www.georgiascienceteacher.org.

Georgia Intern-Fellowships for Teachers
(GIFT) is a collaborative effort designed to enhance mathematics and science experiences of Georgia teachers and their students
http://www.ceismc.gatech.edu/gift/

Einstein Fellowships
The Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellowship is a paid fellowship for K-12 math, science, and technology teachers. Einstein Fellows spend a school year in Washington, DC serving in a federal agency or on Capitol Hill.
https://applicationlink.labworks.org/applicationlink/default.htm

Mississippi State University
Bagley College of Engineering
Introduction to Engineering for High School Teachers & Counselors
http://www.bagley.msstate.edu/outreach/intro_engr/index.php

National Science Teachers Association Awards :
K-12 Teachers, and students
www.nsta.org/programs

Presidential Award for Excellence in Science and Mathematics Teaching :

Prize money:  $750 for three finalist, and $10,000 for winner and trip to Washington, D.C.
www.paemst.org

President's Prizes for Outstanding Achievement in Primary and Secondary Education
Entomological Society of America
These awards recognize educators who have gone beyond the traditional teaching methods by using insects as educational tools. One winner will be chosen from among primary teachers (grades K-6) and one from among secondary teachers (grades 7-12).
http://www.entsoc.org/awards/professional/educational.htm


Problems & Research to Integrate Science & Mathematics
PRISM is a National Science Foundation Graduate Teaching Fellows in K-12 Education (GK-12) program that awards 12-month fellowships to middle and high school teachers.
http://www.prism.emory.edu/app/teacher.cfm
http://www.cse.emory.edu/prism/app/teacher.cfm 

SSP
Society for Science & the Publi
c (SSP), with generous support from  Intel, is pleased to announce the launch of its Fellows Program. The  SSP Fellows Program provides funds and training to selected U.S.  science and math teachers who serve underresourced students, to  enable interested and motivated students to perform high-quality  independent scientific research. Fellows receive a stipend of up to  $8500/year depending on proposed budget, demonstrated need, support  of the school and needs of the student population. For more information, visit SSPís website  http://outreach.societyforscience.org
Questions? Please contact  Jennifer A. Carter (jcarter@societyforscience.org)

SeaWorld/Busch Gardens/Fujifilm Environmental Excellence Awards
Organization: SeaWorld/Busch Gardens/Fujifilm
Eligibility: Schools and community groups
Value: Eight awards of at least $10,000 each
http://www.swbg-animals.org/conservation-matters/eea/inde

Target Field Trip Grants Program
Organization: Target
Eligibility: K-12 educators and school officials
Value: 800 awards of $1,000 each
http://www.target.com/teachers

Teaching Ambassador Fellowships
The Fellowship includes two kinds of opportunities for teachers across the U.S. Up to 20 Classroom Fellows will remain at their schools under their regular teaching contracts and will be paid to participate in additional Department discussions and projects throughout the school year on a part-time basis.
http://www.ed.gov/programs/teacherfellowship/index.html

Tropical Biology Scholarship:
Prentice Hall Biology authors Ken Miller and Joe Levine are sponsoring two scholarships to the Organization for Tropical Studies in Costa Rica!
http://www.phschool.com/tropicalbiology/
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