Biology Websites

Check with your local zoo, wildlife rescue organization, or fish hatchery to see what programs and resources they provide.

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16 Pokemon You Didn't Realize Were Based On Real World Things

Sure, we know a lot of Pokemon are based on animals, but some of those Pokemon are a lot more based on animals than you realize, like a specific species or containing very specific traits and features unique to certain types of animals. Who knew Pokemon could be educational.  learn more

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Agriculture Resources & Lesson Plans

This curated list from the American Farm Bureau features free resources for different age groups (K-12) and broken out by topic areas like animals, economy, environment and technology. Check out the Resources menu section for more free downloadable activities and lesson plans related to agriculture.  learn more

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Ask a Biologist

Ask a Biologist looks at all things biological, from Parts of the Cell and The Nervous System to How Animals See Color and Viral Attack.  learn more

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Bees Hatch Before Your Eyes

Witness the eerily beautiful growth of larvae into bees in this mesmerizing time-lapse video from photographer Anand Varma. Varma said the six-month project, for which he built a beehive in his workshop, gave him a new respect for the meticulous job of beekeeping.  learn more

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Careers in Zoos and Aquariums

Have you or your students ever wondered what it might be like to work in a zoo or aquarium? The Association of Zoos & Aquariums has an answer... Zoo and aquarium employment is not always glamorous. Much of the work requires physical strength, as well as the ability to make detailed observations and keep information…  learn more

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International Science Teaching Foundation

The International Science Teaching Foundation is a non-profit organization headquartered in London, United Kingdom. We are a global entity committed to the improvement of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) education on a global scale. Our goal is to provide all students with a high-quality hands-on, inquiry-based STEM education. The reasons behind this goal are…  learn more

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See How A Rat Can Wriggle Up Your Toilet

Not for the faint of heart. This National Geographic video explores everything from how rats can hold their breath for up to 3 minutes to how they squeeze thru small openings. A good springboard for the topic of adaptation in nature.  learn more

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The Swarm Chaser

Mandy Shaw likes bees and is an avid swarm catcher. Join her journey as a beekeeper, rescuing and relocating honey bees and bumble bees. The video looks at bee behavior and why bees are important to everyone.  learn more

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Your Life As A Dog

Here's what your life would be like if you were a dog. For starters, you would eat twice as much, sleep twice as much, and have 5x better vision at night. A great introduction to comparative biology.  learn more