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Online Videos for using and accessing myNelson Resources
There are several PD videos posted at http://www.nelson.com/onsciencepd. The videos are intended for use by both teachers and students. Teachers can share the link with students to help them learn to use the resources as well and then you don't have to spend as much time teaching the how to's of the online interface.

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Procedure Cards - Preparing a Wet Mount


Useful Info from Twitter

Useful Websites for Biology

frog dissection
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bo25fawHDvA&feature=related

worm dissection
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A2BY0hRUA9E&feature=related
Video: Interaction between gorillas and humans - very cool!
http://bit.ly/s0m6Cl

Teaching about the immune system and blood groups? This game from the Nobel Prize website can bring some educational entertainment to your classroom:
http://www.nobelprize.org/educational/medicine/bloodtypinggame/
Online Biology Animations
http://highered.mcgraw-hill.com/sites/dl/free/0072437316/120060/ravenanimation.html
Oct 21 2011 - We're getting closer to Pig to Human Tissue Transplant
http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/health-and-families/health-news/pigtohuman-tissue-transplants-imminent-2373588.html
How the Brain Works (PBS)
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/body/how-does-the-brain-work.html
Chemistry Now, week 14: flower color
-chromatography of flower pigments
http://nstacommunities.org/blog/2011/06/21/chemistry-now-week-14-flower-color/?utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter

Canadian scientists help make human blood protein from rice

Oct 31, 2011
Read more: http://www.ottawacitizen.com/news/Canadian+scientists+help+make+human+blood+protein+from+rice/5634312/story.html#ixzz1cOk6tHAV


http://www.johnkyrk.com/ - Cell Biology Animations (Mitosis, Meiosis, Transcription, Translation, DNA Replication and others)
http://users.rcn.com/jkimball.ma.ultranet/BiologyPages/ - Useful reference for biologists

DnaTube
The YouTube of DNA! Thousands of video-based studies, lectures, seminars, flash animations, and PowerPoint presentations that explain biological concepts.

The Inner Life of a CellThe Inner Life of a Cell is an award-winning animation that takes you on a journey through the microscopic world of a cell. The video was created by BioVisions—a collaborative community of Harvard University scientists, teaching faculty, students, and multimedia professionals.

Talking Glossary of Genetic Terms includes more than 100 color illustrations and more than two dozen three-dimensional animations that demonstrate genetic concepts at the cellular level. Created by the National Human Genome Research Institute.

Science Object: Cell Division and Differentiation: Variation and Specialization of Cells
A two-hour, online interactive inquiry-based content modules on “Cell Division and Differentiation: Variation and Specialization of Cells”

Via SFU
Colorectal Cancer Linked to Bacteria Read More

Via Cracked.Com
8 Bizzare Things Plants Do - very very cool!
http://www.cracked.com/article_19456_8-things-you-wont-believe-plants-do-when-no-ones-looking.html