This site provides students and adults with the ability to make a scientific contribution to the study of penguins. By crowdsourcing the identification of penguins, chicks and eggs in 500,000 photos, a great deal of scientific information can be obtained. It’s a really interesting site.
Site of the U.S. Human Genome Project, Genomic Science Program, and Microbial Genome Program; all sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy Genome Programs.
The Effects of Sound tutorial discusses the potential impacts that increased background noise and specific sound sources might have on marine animals, including behavioral changes, masking, hearing loss, and physiological effects. The DOSITS content is derived exclusively from peer-reviewed scientific literature, which has gone through an additional peer review following the development of the tutorial.
U.S. Climate Resilience Toolkit
Climate Resilience Toolkit unveils Water Resources section
The U.S. Climate Resilience Toolkit's Water Resources topic section is
now live. Explore climate-related risks and opportunities related to
municipal water supplies, flooding, drought, and water-related
ecosystems. You'll also find tools and case studies that help manage
water-related climate risk and help build resilience.
Charles Darwin enjoyed studying pigeons. When I was a child, I used to raise them, too. This interesting site explains their genetics and has some activities. It has some great possibilities for AP Biology classes, too.
Introduction to Manitoba Fisheries Sustainable Development
Genetics Home Reference
This site provides consumer-friendly information about the effects of genetic variations on human health. However, its resources are not a substitute for professional medical care or advice. Users seeking information about a personal genetic disease, syndrome, or condition should consult with a qualified healthcare professional.
FunScienceDemos on YouTube
Bring more science into the elementary classroom with video
demonstrations from Pennsylvania master teacher Jared Hottenstein and
his colleagues. Video demonstrations present science concepts from the
NGSS and emphasize the big ideas in science. The videos can be used as
stand-alone presentations or as professional development for teachers.