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Biology

Here you will find all the resources identified by our tutors as useful for the study of this subject, arranged in ascending alphabetical order. Browse the tiles and descriptions to discover if there are any resources of interest to you, or click on any of the keywords to see resources sorted by more in-depth topics.

Biology (C100): A broadly based scientific study of living organisms, both animal and vegetable. Includes their structure, functions, evolution, distribution and interrelationships.

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Link BBC's natural history archive

BBC's collection of short video clips from some of their impressive natural history programmes. The clips show a variety of different animals and...

Natural history, Attenborough, timelapse photography, Dinosaurs, Garden wildlife, Insects view
Link Tom Seeley: Honeybee Democracy

Prof Thomas Seeley from Cornell University give a recorded lecture in 2011 on honey bee democracy. In this lecture he shows how honey bee scouts...

Animal Behaviour, Entomology, Honey bees, animal decision making, animal democracy, Social insects view
Link British Trees

An introduction to British Trees crated by the Woodland Trust. Contains short entries for all British trees. Each entry contains detailed...

Plant identification, British trees, Tree guide view
Link Zoology course

A comprehensive online introductory course to zoology. The course concists of 4 units which covers animal cells, evolution and taxonomy,...

Animal ecology, Taxonomy, Animal cells, Biodiversity, Nervous system view
Link Pangaea

An open access library containing data-sets in Earth and environmental sciences including ecology. Hosted and maintained by the Alfred Wegener...

Open data-sets, Atmosphere, Water, Sediments, Oceanography view
Link Classical conditioning

A learning object produced for the X4L Colossus Project. It discusses Pavlov's discovery of classical conditioning when working in his laboratory...

Animal Behaviour, Learning, Pavlov, Conditioning, Psychology view
Link Frontiers of Biomedical Engineering

Lecture handouts and 25 one-hour lectures by Prof W. Mark Saltzman from Yale University from his course on biomedical engineering covering areas...

Medical science, Biomechanics, Genetic engineering, Lecture series, Bioimaging view
Link Electrofishing Basics

A short PowerPoint presentation introducing Electrofishing as a method for collection aquatic invertebrates. Aimed at students without previous...

Ecological Survey techniques, Fish, Stream sampling view
Link Oxford Botanic Garden lecture series

A lecture series comprising 12 one-hour lectures on topic of botanical interest, including plant genetics, crops and medicinal plants. Produced by...

Medical science, Medicinal plants, Agriculture, Crops, Botanical garden, Lecture series view
Link Finding information in science and nature

An introductory course offered by The Open University, OpenLearn platform to identify and use information in Science and Nature. It includes...

information searching, general science, internet resources, open journals view
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