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Defining Life


The Microscope


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Cells in Organisms


Matter and Energy Cycles


Organsim Interactions


Plant and Animal Adaptations


DNA and Chromosomes




Sexual and Asexual Reproduction


Punnet Squares




Natural Selection


Artificial Selection

Human Body

Cells to Body Systems


Nervous Systems


Immune System


Life Science Links



Life Science Links for Students


Food Chain/Webs, Energy Pyramid

Geography 4 Kids: Biosphere

Geography 4 Kids: Bio-Geo-Chemical Cycles


Food Chains and Food Webs: Explains food webs and food chains, also has a interactive food web game.

Food Chains Questions

BBC Food Chains

History of the Land: Click on Interactive maps to learn about Minnesota Ecosystems

Minnesota DNR Ecosystems: Facts about ecosystems

Biology Corner


Monarchs and Citizen Science

Earth and Sky: Information about the Monarch's Life Cycle, Migration, and Conservation.

Monarchs in the Classroom: Information about Monarch biology and rearing.

Journey North: Includes information about Monarch Migration and over wintering in Mexico.

Monarch Watch: Information about Monarch biology, ecology, and conservation.

VCS Monarch Observations: Photos of Monarch life cycle and Milkweed.

Monarch Butterfly USA: Information and photos of Monarch life cycle and migration.

Nature's Notebook

Butterflies in your playground:: More links to butterfly related resources, elementary focus


Communities and Populations

Earthworm Anatomy

Earthworm Watch


Bronx Zoo Interactive

American Frontiers Chimp Minds

Jane Goodall Institute

Japanese Macaques

Minnesota DNR Animals: Facts about Minnesota Animals

Minnesota Zoo: A-Z list of animal facts.

Toads and Frogs

The Raptor Center

The International Wolf Center

Population Simulation: Will not work on IOS devise (ipad, iphone)

Biome Descriptions: MN DNR


Biology Corner

Biology For Kids: More information about plant and animal cells and cell parts.

Cells Alive:  A very Visual web site that shows the parts of the cell.

Cell Structure:  An interactive web site that shows the parts of an animal cell

Khan Acadamy: What is life?

Osmosis Animation:  An animation that shows how osmosis works.

Osmosis and diffusion animation

Physical Geography: Good images of an animal cell, a plant cell, and a bacteria cell. Also describes the cell parts and their job.


Mitosis animation: Visually interesting, not very informative


University of California Museum of Paleontology

Peppered Moth Simulation: A simulation of changes in a population due to predation and pollution.

Tree of Life web project

Biology Corner

Human Body

Biology Corner