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Dominiecki, Mary E. – American Biology Teacher, 2004
University of Colorado's Virtual Student Fellowship available at and developed by Bakemeier, Richard F. This website is designed to give students applying for a fellowship an overview of basic topics in biology and how they are used by cancer researchers to develop new treatments.
Descriptors: Biology, Oncology, Fellowships, Cancer
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Flannery, Maura C. – American Biology Teacher, 1997
Discusses the writings of Homer W. Smith, a physiologist who wrote novels, histories of religion, textbooks, and a book on the kidney for the general reader. Smith's writing skills remind students that biologists are as multidimensional as the rest of the population. Smith shows that all parts of life are interrelated as they enrich and shed light…
Descriptors: Authors, Biology, Books, Chemistry
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Hays, Rachel, Ed. – American Biology Teacher, 1990
Reviewed are four videotapes for use in biology classrooms. Included are "The Biochemical Basis of Biology. Part 2--DNA and Protein Synthesis,""The Rocky Shores,""A Visit to the Rocky Shores," and "Our Immune System." Described are the content, cost, and availability of each video. (CW)
Descriptors: Audiovisual Aids, Biological Sciences, College Science, DNA
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Hays, Rachel, Ed. – American Biology Teacher, 1989
Presents teacher comments on audiovisual materials dealing with: biotechnology applications in immunology, agriculture, and cancer research; efforts to halt the eutrophication of Lake Tahoe; and banana slugs. Availability and costs of materials are included. (RT)
Descriptors: Audiovisual Aids, Biological Sciences, Biology, DNA
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Duhrkopf, Richard, Ed.; Belshe, John F., Ed. – American Biology Teacher, 1988
Reviews a software package, "Mitosis-Meiosis," available for Apple II or IBM computers with colorgraphics capabilities. Describes the documentation, presentation and flexibility of the program. Rates the program based on graphics and usability in a biology classroom. (CW)
Descriptors: Biological Sciences, College Science, Computer Graphics, Computer Software Reviews
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Pankiewicz, Philip R., Ed. – American Biology Teacher, 1995
Contains an illustration and text to aid in describing the DynaPulse 200M Education Edition microcomputer-based laboratory (MBL), which combines interactive software with curriculum and medical instruction to teach students about the cardiovascular system. Review includes key features of the software, cost, and ease of use. (ZWH)
Descriptors: Cardiovascular System, Computer Interfaces, Computer Software Reviews, Computer Uses in Education
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Pankiewicz, Philip R., Ed. – American Biology Teacher, 1995
Reviews the DynaPulse 200M Education Edition microcomputer-based laboratory, which combines interactive software with curriculum and medical instrumentation to teach students about the cardiovascular system. (MKR)
Descriptors: Biology, Cardiovascular System, Computer Interfaces, Computer Software Reviews
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Duhrkopf, Richard, Ed. – American Biology Teacher, 1989
Two Hypercard stacks are reviewed including "Amino Acids," created to help students associate amino acid names with their structures, and "DNA Teacher," a tutorial on the structure and function of DNA. Availability, functions, hardware requirements, and general comments on these stacks are provided. (CW)
Descriptors: Biochemistry, Biological Sciences, Biology, College Science
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Mertens, Thomas R. – American Biology Teacher, 1988
Described is The McKusick Catalog of human genetics. This article discusses how biology instructors could make use of this reference and answers specific questions regarding its use. (CW)
Descriptors: Biological Sciences, College Science, Genetics, Higher Education