Tag: interactive

Learning Resources for the Life Sciences

The Interactive Ear – A guide to human hearing

This interactive resource explores the ear – the organ which controls hearing and balance. Discover all of the parts which make up the outer, middle and inner ear. http://www.amplifon.co.uk/interactive-ear/index.html Provided by Amplifon, UK.

Stem cells & the many roles they play

In this interactive module, you will discover the important roles stem cells play in our bodies, from embryonic development through adulthood. https://learn.genetics.utah.edu/content/stemcells/scintro/ For more stem cell resources, please visit the Genetic Science Learning Centre (University of Utah Health Sciences) website: http://learn.genetics.utah.edu/content/stemcells/

When fish began to walk

In this interactive module, explore the anatomical changes in four-limbed animals (tetrapods) as they evolved from fish. http://media.hhmi.org/biointeractive/click/great-transitions/ For more resources from BioInteractive and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, please visit their website at: http://www.hhmi.org/biointeractive/great-transitions-interactive  

Clathrin cages & endocytosis

(This one’s for you, Pranav… Thanks for the tip! – Anne)  This 3D-animation focuses on the role of clathrin cage assembly and disassembly during endocytosis. http://player.vimeo.com/video/63913620?title=0&byline=0&portrait=0 This animation was created by Janet Iwasa (University of Utah) in collaboration with Tomas Kirchhausen (Harvard Medical School). For more animations and resources from Janet Iwasa, please visit her…
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The Human Protein Atlas

Explore millions of high-resolution images showing the spatial distribution of proteins in 44 different normal human tissues and 20 different cancer types, as well as 46 different human cell lines. http://www.proteinatlas.org/ The Human Protein Atlas project was initiated in 2003 by funding from the The Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation. Primarily based in Sweden, the…
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Heavy metal, gassy or just highly reactive?

Learn all about carbon, nitrogen, oxygen and their (sometimes very unstable) neighbours in this interactive periodic table of the elements. http://www.rsc.org/periodic-table For more resources from the Royal Society of Chemistry, please visit their website at: http://www.rsc.org/   Other related resources: Periodic table (interactive learning module) from Scientific American Periodic table (interactive learning module) from Annenberg Learner    …
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Coral Bleaching

This animation from HHMI Interactive shows you how coral bleaching occurs. Reef-building corals rely on the photosynthetic algae inside their cells for their survival. For more resources from the HHMI Interactive website, please go to: http://www.hhmi.org/biointeractive/coral-bleaching  

The ABCs of DNA

Explore the science behind the key concepts of DNA through animations, videos and questions in this interactive module. http://www.dnaftb.org/4/index.html For more resources from the DNA Learning Center, please visit their website: http://www.dnaftb.org/   Other related resources: Interactive learning module on DNA from Annenberg Learner: https://www.learner.org/interactives/dna/index.html

Reviving the Rain Forests of the Sea

“Coral reefs cover only about 0.1% of the world’s oceans, but 50% of the species that live in the ocean live on a coral reef at some point in their life.” This quote is from this 26-minute video documentary focusing on protecting the coral reefs near the island of Curacao in the Caribbean. This is…
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Antigen presentation and cytotoxic T lymphocytes

This narrated animation from the HHMI shows how a cell infected by a virus signals cytotoxic T lymphocytes to kill the cell before the virus replicates and spreads. http://www.hhmi.org/biointeractive/antigen-presentation-and-ctl To view more resources from HHMI’s BioInteractive website, please visit: http://www.hhmi.org/biointeractive