The healing power of nature

 

In this interactive module, find out how plants, mold and bacteria have helped us to develop painkillers, antibiotics and other medications.

http://www-tc.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/assets/swf/1/gallery/flash-gallery-2007.swf?init_file=natures-pharmacy

For more resources from PBS LearningMedia and NOVA, please visit their website at: http://www.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/drey07.sci.phys.matter.naturepharmacy/natures-pharmacy/

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Trees, shrubs, ferns and orchids

 

Use this interactive website to identify 3000 trees and other woody-, aquatic- and grass-like plants, as well as orchids and ferns.

https://gobotany.newenglandwild.org/map/

For other resources from the Go Botany Project, please visit their website at: https://gobotany.newenglandwild.org

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How bacteria help us put food on the table

 

Learn how a few species of bacteria, called nitrogen-fixers, convert nitrogen gas into a form of nitrogen that other organisms, like plants, can use to make proteins and DNA.

http://bcs.whfreeman.com/thelifewire9e/default.asp#542578__640280__

This resource comes from the Companion Website for the 9th Edition of “Life: The Science of Biology”. For other similar resources, please visit their website: http://bcs.whfreeman.com/thelifewire9e/default.asp#t_542578____

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From bacteria to infinity… and beyond

 

From quarks to the known universe, this interactive graphic shows you the scale of lots of things that are in between.

http://htwins.net/scale2/

This resource (“The Scale of the Universe 2”) was developed by Cary and Michael Huang (http://htwins.net/).

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Green algae, this is your life

 

In this narrated and interactive module, you will learn about the life cycle of the green algae, Chlamydomonas.

https://smartsite.ucdavis.edu/access/content/user/00002950/bis10v/media/ch14/chlamydomonas_v2.html

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Botany

For a list of all Botany resources, please go to:

https://lifescienceinteractive.com/category/botany/