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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 Animal Behavior and Welfare

A recorded lecture from Cornell University of the 2010 lecture by Temple Grandin from Colerado State University on animal behaviour and welfare....

Livestocks, Animal Behaviour, Pigs, Cattle view
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 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 Plant evolution timeline

An interactive timeline highlighting important aspect of plant evolution and diversity, such as leaf type, evolution of plant families and total...

Plant diversity, Timeline, Geological timeperiods, Climate, Carbon dioxide, Mass extinction 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 Light Trapping For Invertebrates

Short video introducing and illustrating the collection of insects and other invertebrates using a light trap. Aimed at students without previous...

Ecological Survey techniques, Insects, Entomology 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 Inheritance of characters

A short introductory course to human genetics and the inheritance of traits offered by OpenLearn at The Open University. It consists of a number...

Human biology, Chromosomes, Genes 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
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