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Meiosis This page provides a description of mieosis that has both text and animated images. The page has a link to a comparison between mitosis and meiosis. The page is part of a larger set of materials supporting a biology course at the University of Cincinnati, Clermont College. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on February 20, 2006 at 10:30 p.m..


Lew-Port's Biology Place--Animated Reviews This page contains animated reviews of a variety of biology concepts that may be difficult to grasp. The topics covered are: Enzyme Activity, Mitosis, Meiosis DNA Replication, Protein Synthesis, and Chromatography and Gel Electrophoresis From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on February 20, 2006 at 10:30 p.m..


softCELL: The E-Learning Pages of the British Society for Cell Biology This site contains a series of tutorials on aspects of cell biology. The topics cover why cell biology is important, cell structure, techniques of cell biology, and histology From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on February 20, 2006 at 10:30 p.m..


Protocol Online Protocol Online is a database of research protocols in a variety of life science fields. It contains protocols contributed by worldwide researchers as well as links to web protocols hosted by worldwide research labs, biotech companies, personal web sites. Protocol Online also hosts discipline specific discussion forums (BioForum), and provides a free PubMed search and alerting service (PubAlert). Protocol-Online is comprised of two main sections: the Protocols section containing protocols collected from comprehensive online sources of researchers and research institutions, and the interactive From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on February 20, 2006 at 10:30 p.m..


Genetics Education Center This is a site For educators interested in human genetics and the human genome project. It contains links to numerous resources and activities related to the following areas of interest: Human Genome Project · Resources (books, videos, curricula) · Lesson Plans · Networking · Genetic Conditions · Careers · Programs / Activities / Resources · Museum Exhibits · Plays · Glossaries · News · Portrayal & Writing · Feedback · FAQ From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on February 20, 2006 at 10:30 p.m..


Horse Genetics This page is part of a larger Veterinary Genetics Laboratory at the University of California at Davis. The site contains current information on the horse genome as well as the genetics of specific traits and disorders. It has high quality images of horse coat colors and details the genetics causing them. It also discusses how to determine the parentage of an animal. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on February 20, 2006 at 10:30 p.m..


Clearinghouse for Ecology Software This site is designed as a clearinghouse for software related to wildlife ecology. It contains software for educational and research purposes. The site is searchable by type of software and operating system (PC or Mac). Programs are on the following topics: Density Estimation, Bioacoustics, Educational, Home Range, Populations, Radio Telemetry, Habitat, General Statistics, and Software from texts. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on February 20, 2006 at 10:30 p.m..


Meiosis A clear, easy to follow description of the stages of meiosis abd the activities that take place during each stage. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on February 20, 2006 at 10:30 p.m..


Meiosis In an Animal Cell This site contains a very nice animation of the process of mieosis. The animation my be paused or stopped at any point. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on February 20, 2006 at 10:30 p.m..


The Virtual Library of Biochemistry, Moleculer Biology and Cell Biology This site contains links to a comprehensive series of topics in cell biology, molecular biology, and biochemistry.The topics range through angiogensis, apoptosis, cell adhesion, cell cycle, cell senescence, developmental cell biology, enzymes, genes and gene expression, lipids, metabolism, microscopy, organelles, proteins, signal transduction, structural biology, and systems biology. Each link takes you to a variety of resources on that particular topic ranging from lectures, images, to entire web sites devoted to that topic. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on February 20, 2006 at 10:30 p.m..


What George Washington really looked like Forensic scientists, archeaologists, and historians have reconstructed three life-like, life-size models of George Washington that will be placed on display at his Mount Vernon home this fall. ABC News has a video report, with views of the three reconstructions, here. It is the birthday this week of the man who led the American victory in [...] From Golden Swamp on February 20, 2006 at 4:30 p.m..


Chalkface sponsors Edublogs I've said before how impressed I am with Edublogs. Perhaps I should have been a little less fulsome because James called me to put my money where my mouth is when he outgrew his old server. The result of that conversation is that Chalkface is now the proud sponsor of Edublogs. James has slightly jumped the gun in announcing integration between From Chalkface: Blog on February 20, 2006 at 3:30 p.m..


Dirty Hari? - Indian Police Officer Tackles Crime With Laptop An Indian cop has managed to flush out criminals in his district with the help of a laptop computer. From Read laptop reviews and notebook news at the laptops weblog - Laptopical on February 20, 2006 at 12:30 p.m..


WIPTE 2006: Workshop on the Impact of Pen-based Technology on Education A wide variety of disciplines are embracing Tablet PC's and similar pen-based devices as tools for the radical enhancement of teaching and learning. This conference is intended to leverage this shared passion and to identify best practices in the educational use of pen-based computing so that all educators may benefit from this next generation of technology. WIPTE is open to anyone with an interest in instructional technology. From EdNA Online on February 20, 2006 at 2:57 a.m..


Web Design from Scratch A Free web design course that includes the basic instruction of layout, free tutorials, case studies, how to guides plus examples. From EdNA Online on February 20, 2006 at 2:57 a.m..


Gurteen Knowledge Cafe - Adelaide Gurteen Knowledge Cafes are the regular meetings of the Gurteen Knowledge Community. They are about learning communities, networking, knowledge sharing and learning from each other. The first Gurteen Knowledge Cafe to be held in Adelaide is an opportunity to meet and exchange ideas, information, thoughts, views and ideas on how we are actually using Knowledge Management successfully, and to 'spread the word' about the benefits of a connected KM society. From EdNA Online on February 20, 2006 at 2:57 a.m..


alt-i-lab 2006 and the Summit on Enterprise Learning Systems alt-i-lab is an on-going collaboration of organizations, companies and individuals who are advancing learning technology interoperability. This 4th annual alt-i-lab brings together creators, vendors, users, and buyers of learning technology to evaluate demonstrations, exchange technology, and participate in working sessions focused on real-world interoperability, strategies maximizing the impact of learning technology, and critical examination of state of the art technology. The Summit will focus on the key trends in learning technology and their impact on higher education institutions and tra From EdNA Online on February 20, 2006 at 2:57 a.m..


Harnessing the Power of E-Learning in Higher Education Universities in Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific are invited to run a webinar (web based seminar). These face to face sessions will link via the Internet with Diana Laurillard in London and all other participating universities in real time. Professor Laurillard is Chair of Learning with Digital Technologies in the School of Mathematics, Science and Technology, The Institute of Education at the University of London. From EdNA Online on February 20, 2006 at 2:30 a.m..


All Thumbs All Thumbs is a fast, easy, free way to create thumnails of images. A simple interface that lets you quickly select a single file or an entire folder for conversion. From EdNA Online on February 20, 2006 at 2:30 a.m..


What Should I Read Next? This site gives students ideas on what to read next. By entering in an Author and book title of someone they have read and enjoyed, this database generates a list of books with a similar style of writing. From EdNA Online on February 20, 2006 at 1:12 a.m..


Convicts to Australia Convicts to Australia is intended to guide, inform and entertain those just starting the hunt as well as the more experienced researcher. The site includes information about the ships, convict tales and convict women and also includes an online quiz. From EdNA Online on February 20, 2006 at 1:12 a.m..


Australian History - The Missing Links The Convict Creations web site explores missing links in Australian history that have had a significant bearing upon making Australians unique. From EdNA Online on February 20, 2006 at 1:12 a.m..


WA Department of Education and Training - Schools Resourcing The Schools Resourcing Branch is responsible for the payment to Western Australian schools of the School Grant, Utilities Management payments and the Establishment Grant to new schools. Information is also provided about School Contributions and Charges; the It Pays to Learn Allowance; Financial Management in Schools; and an archive of schools resourcing information. From EdNA Online on February 20, 2006 at 12:30 a.m..


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