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Science360 for iPad provides easy access to engaging science and engineering images and video from around the globe and a news feed featuring breaking news from NSF-funded institutions. Content is either...  (National Science Foundation)
Diagnoser is a web-based program that lets teachers assign questions for students to answer on the web. As students answer questions, they receive feedback. Teachers can see reports on...  (UCLA, supported by National Science Foundation)
National Science Digital Library provides access to resources in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics education and research. From video clips teaching cell division to simulations demonstrating plate...  (National Science Foundation)
BEN: BiosciEdNet provides access to more than 4,000 reviewed resources covering 76 biological science topics: agriculture, anatomy, bacteriology, biochemistry, biodiversity, biotechnology, botany...  (American Association for the Advancement of Science, supported by National Science Foundation)
Life Sciences at Science360 features 120+ videos on bats, bed bugs, bird wings, butterflies, brain mapping, evolution, football science, genetics, gorillas, jellyfish, mitochondria, orangutans, red-eyed tree...  (National Science Foundation)
Microscope Imaging Station shows what blood is, what happens when the immune system goes awry, what are stem cells are, and more. See videos exploring cell structure and function, cell development and motility...  (Exploratorium, supported by Multiple Agencies)
Bioed Online features lessons on the water cycle and global warming, the X chromosome, sleep and daily rhythms, muscles and bones, and food and fitness. Experts offer presentations (streaming...  (Baylor College of Medicine, supported by Multiple Agencies)
Microscope Imaging Station Gallery shows what blood is, what happens when the immune system goes awry, what are stem cells are, and more. See videos exploring cell structure and function, cell development and motility...  (Exploratorium, supported by Multiple Agencies)
NIH Curriculum Supplement Series offers web-based instructional modules based on cutting-edge scientific discoveries. Topics include cell biology and cancer, infectious diseases, human genetic variation, sleep...  (National Institutes of Health)
The Brain: Understanding Neurobiology Through the Study of Addiction helps students discover the fundamentals of neurobiology and how drugs change the brain. Among the topics: functions of specific brain areas; anatomy of the neuron...  (National Institute on Drug Abuse, supported by National Institutes of Health)
Sleep, Sleep Disorders, and Biological Rhythms helps students understand basic scientific principles related to the nature and function of sleep and its effects on human health. Lessons focus on the biology of sleep and its...  (National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, supported by National Institutes of Health)
Open Wide and Trek Inside examines the mouth and its various purposes, different types of teeth and their functions, bacteria that live in the mouth, and the processes of tooth decay and oral disease. The site...  (National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, supported by National Institutes of Health)
The Chemistry of Health tells how chemistry and biochemistry are increasing our understanding of human health. Learn how biochemical relays keep our organ systems operating, how food is broken down and used...  (National Institutes of Health)
The Structures of Life takes us into the world of "structural biology" -- a branch of molecular biology that focuses on the shape of nucleic acids and proteins (the molecules that do most of the work in our...  (National Institute of General Medical Sciences, supported by National Institutes of Health)
Online Health Science Curriculum provides over 300 interdisciplinary activities designed to help students learn about blood, bones, the brain, cardiovascular system, diabetes, forces and motion, health careers...  (The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, supported by National Institutes of Health)
Neuroscience for Kids explores the brain and nervous system. Learn about brain development, brain lobes, the cerebral cortex, the skull, blood supply, brain fitness, neurons, the autonomic nervous system...  (National Center for Research Resources, supported by National Institutes of Health)
Medicines by Design explains how scientists unravel the many different ways medicines work in the body and how this information guides the hunt for drugs of the future. The booklet examines the science of...  (National Institute of General Medical Sciences, supported by National Institutes of Health)
Inside the Cell explores the smallest form of life: the cell. Discover what's happening inside your body. See basic structures that let your cells accomplish their tasks. Learn about functions...  (National Institute of General Medical Sciences, supported by National Institutes of Health)
New Genetics explains the process by which all living things pass genes to their offspring. Discover how genes serve as "instruction books" for making molecules (such as RNA and proteins) that...  (National Institutes of Health)
How Your Brain Understands What Your Ear Hears helps students learn how audio and visual cues can help communication, how loudness is measured, how changes in the "hearing pathway" may affect hearing, and how to prevent hearing...  (National Institutes of Health)
Science of Energy Balance: Calorie Intake and Physical Activity helps us strive toward energy balance. Lessons and activities reveal what energy is, how our bodies use it, how we spend our time, how serving sizes on food labels compare with the...  (National Institutes of Health)
Brain: Our Sense of Self helps middle school students understand basic scientific principles related to the brain and nervous system. Five lessons examine the structure and specialized regions of the brain...  (National Institutes of Health)
Computing Life looks at ways physicists, biologists, and even artists are harnessing the power of computers to advance our understanding of biology and human health. Learn how computers are used to...  (National Institutes of Health)
ABCs to Public Health focuses on the critical role of public health laboratories in protecting the public against diseases and other health hazards. This Centers for Disease Control tool is designed to...  (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
Brain Anatomy explores major areas of the brain using this 3-dimensional model...  (WNET, supported by National Science Foundation)
The Secret Life of the Brain presents a history of efforts to understand the brain, a three-dimensional tour of the brain, optical illusions, and an animation showing how magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) works...  (WNET, supported by National Science Foundation)
Life Sciences offers activities, animations, and lessons on cells, diversity of life, ecology, evolution, heredity and genetics, and the human body. Topics include cell division, embryos, energy...  (Exploratorium, supported by National Science Foundation)
Science Education Partnership Lessons is a database of selected hands-on science lessons developed by the partnership. Browse by grade and subject -- biology, chemistry, physical science, earth science, science skills...  (University of California, San Francisco supported by the National Institutes of Health, supported by National Institutes of Health)
Case Method of Teaching Science features case studies for use in teaching anatomy, chemistry, environment, evolution, medicine and health, microbiology, molecular biology and genetics, physics and engineering, plant...  (State University of New York, supported by National Science Foundation)
The Visible Human Project offers comprehensive databases of three-dimensional images of the human body. The long-term goal is to produce a system of knowledge structures that will link visual knowledge forms to...  (National Institutes of Health)
Andreas Vesalivs: De Humani Corporis Fabrica presents Andreas Vesalius' anatomical atlas, On the Fabric of the Human Body (1543, 1555) in a new way and explains this effort to translate and annotate it. Never before...  (Multiple Agencies)

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