Useful links for biology teachers and students
Association for Science Education (ASE) Promoting excellence in science teaching and learning
GCSE Exam Boards
AQA Assessment and Qualifications Alliance
CCEA Council for the Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment (N. Ireland)
CIE Cambridge International Examinations
EDEXCEL Edexcel Foundation
OCR Oxford, Cambridge and RSA Examinations
SEG Southern Examining Group - part of AQA
WJEC Welsh Joint Education Committee
Other bodies Extensive list from Shambles.net
Wikipedia - Insects Good general introduction to insects
Wikipedia - Aphids
Wikipedia - Honey Bee
The Pied Piper Information on flies, other insects, and other pests by Stuart M Bennett
BBC In pictures: Desert Locusts
Wikipedia - Desert locust
Wikipedia - Mosquito Mosquitoes and malaria
Wikipedia - Termites
Fishonline Information about commercial sea fish from the Marine Conservation Society
Wikipedia - Fish Comprehensive introduction to fish
Wikipedia - Amphibia Introduction to amphibia
Wikipedia - Frog
Wikipedia - Newt
Wikipedia - Toad
Froglife learning zone
Freshwaterhabitats Amphibian Identification
British Garden Birds Descriptions and photos of British birds
RSPB Pictures and information on British birds and where to see them, from The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds
Wikipedia - Birds Comprehensive introduction to birds
Biomedical Sciences Photos and video of amoeba moving
Microscopy UK Good photomicrographs of amoeba
Wikipedia - Amoeba Comprehensive introduction to amoeba
Video of amoeba moving and feeding
Wikipedia - Paramecium Introduction to paramecium
Protist Information Server Good photos of spirogyra
Protist Movie Database Movies of spirogyra (Quicktime)
Microscopy-uk.org Photomicrographs of spirogyra by Jan Parmentier
MolGenT-Molecular Genetics Tutor. Free resource for basic concepts of biology and genetics. Video clips and short lectures from the University of Maryland Baltimore County.
Mitosis by John Kyrk. Useful flash animation of mitosis. Mitosis is explained in the presentation 'Cell Division and Chromosomes'
Meiosis (double cell division) by John Kyrk. Useful flash animation of meiotic cell division. Meiosis is described and explained in the presentation 'Chromosomes and Fertilization'
New Scientist. Science news, articles, blog, topic guides, videos.
Biology Dictionary This biology dictionary is here to help you learn about all sorts of biology terms, principles, and life forms.
Poznavayka (Cognition) Journal dedicated to showing aspects of biology in as simple and as clear a way as possible. The goal of the site is to make the educational process interesting and fascinating. Other sciences covered too.
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