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Looking for even more teaching tools? You won't want to miss these biotechnology-related Internet resources.

 

 

 

 

AGRICULTURE
AGBIOS (database of genetically modified crops)
AgrowKnowledge — National Resource Center for Agriscience and Technology in Education (national partnership of community colleges) (U.S.)
California Foundation for Agriculture in the Classroom (U.S.)

 

 

EVOLUTION
FishBase (searchable database of fish species; resource for Bio-Rad's protein fingerprinting kit)
The University of Arizona — Tree of Life Web Project (ToL) (U.S.)
The University of California, Berkeley — Understanding Evolution (resource for understanding and teaching evolution) (U.S.)

 

Education Associations, Consortia, and Model Programs
The Association for Science Education (UK)
Bay Area Biotechnology Education Consortium (BABEC) (U.S.)
BioTech System (regional consortium of Solano, Yolo, and Sacramento counties of Northern California) (U.S.)
Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) (U.S.)
Boston University School of Medicine — CityLab (U.S.)
California State University Program for Education and Research in Biotechnology (CSUPERB) (U.S.)
ClassTECH2000 (U.S.)
De Praktijk (Netherlands)
Dialog<>Gentechnik (Austria)
European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO)
FIRC Institute of Molecular Oncology (IFOM) (Italy)
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center — Science Education Partnership (SEP) (U.S.)
Society of Biology (UK)
Irish Science Teachers Association (ISTA) (Ireland)
Institute of Biology (UK)
Life Learning Center (hands-on life sciences education center) (Italy)
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory – Edward Teller Education Center (ETEC) (U.S.)
Los Angeles Educational Partnership — Smart Catalog (science and math advancement and resources for teachers) (U.S.)
Medical Research Council (MRC) (UK)
National Science Foundation Advanced Technological Education Center — Bio-Link (professional development for biotechnology instructors) (U.S.)
National Association of Biology Teachers (NABT) (U.S.)
National Center for Biotechnology Information (U.S.)
National Resource Center for Biology and Biotechnology (Sweden)
National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) (U.S.)
New York Academy of Sciences (U.S.)
The Royal Society (UK)
Science and Health Education Partnership (SEP) (collaboration between University of California, San Francisco, and the San Francisco Unified School District) (U.S.)
The University of California, Los Angeles — Undergraduate Genomics Research Initiative (UGRI) (U.S.)
Tracy High School — Advanced Biology and Biotechnology (U.S.)
University of North Carolina Destiny Program (U.S.)
UK Biobank (world's largest resource for the study of the role of nature and nurture in health and disease) (UK)
VIB — Flanders Interuniversity Institute for Biotechnology (Belgium)
XLAB — Experimental Laboratory for Young People (Germany)

 

 

Other Useful Links
Maxygen, Inc. (U.S.)
North Rockland Biotechnology (U.S.)
U.S. Dept of Education
U.S. Dept of Education (grants and contracts)
Wellcome Trust (independent charity funding research to improve human and animal health) (UK)

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