Open Educational Resources


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.

Zoology (C300): The scientific study of all aspects of animal biology: their reproduction, development, physiology, behaviour, mechanics of locomotion, diseases and interactions with the environment.

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Link Online Biology Book

An introductory online book of biology for first year undergraduates. The book, written by Dr Michael J Farabee, concists of 59 chapters are from...

Biological diversity, Biodiversity, Paleobiology, Physiology view
Link Birds, the Natural History Museum in London

An online resource of birds from the Natural History in London. The material contains an online discussion board for identification of birds and...

Ornithology, Birds, Archaeopteryx, bird watercolours 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 Developmental Biology

A comprehensive online course on developmental biology comprising 9 units and covering genes, embryonic development and evolution. Including short...

Eco-devo, Developmental biology, Molecular techniques 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 Small Mammal Trapping

Short video introducing and illustrating the collection capture of small mammals using Sherman traps. Aimed at students without previous field...

Ecological Survey techniques, Mammals view
Link 3D Fossil collection

The GB3D Type Fossils Online project, funded by JISC, aims to develop a single database of...

Fossils view
Link Primate Behaviour

An introduction to primate behaviour including detailed information on social behaviour and communication. The site contains additional contains...

Animal Behaviour, Pimates, Great apes, Animal communication, Social behaviour, Group living view
Link Size and Shape in Biology Tutorial

An online tutorial in morphology and size measurements in biology written by Thomas F. Colton and hosted by the Association for Biology Laboratory...

Paleobiology, Morphology, Scaling, Power functions 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
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