- Basic Skills
- Transformation & Fluorescent Proteins
- Restriction Enzyme Digestion
- PCR and Alu
An intro video to the basics of the pipette.
The Partnership for Biotechnology & Genomics Education out of the University of California Davis has great interactive software downloads for both Mac & PC. Interactive Elements Include:
- Virtual DNA Fingerprinting Laboratory
- Virtual Plant Biotechnlogy & Genomics
- STEMware: Zombie Plague!
The Cold Springs Harbor Laboratory's DNA Learning Center presents an animation of Gel Electrophoresis
The Genetic Science Learning Center from The University Utah features a Gel Electrophoresis Virtual lab where you get to sort and measure DNA strands by running your own gel electrophoresis experiment.
The Genetic Science Learning Center out of The University Utah has a Virtual DNA Extraction Lab where you can perform a cheek swab and extract DNA from human cells.
This site provides an interactive animation of DNA anatomy.
The Cold Springs Harbor Laboratory's DNA Learning Center presents an animation on DNA transformation. Available for download on Mac and PC.
The second part of Cold Springs Harbor Laboratory's DNA Learning Center animation on DNA transformation. Available for download on Mac and PC.
The Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory DNA Learning Center presents an animation on DNA restriction enzymes.
This links to a virtual lab for Agarose Gel Electrophoresis of Restriction Fragments. The program simulates an agarose gel electrophoresis setup that allows you to understand how restriction enzyme digests are analyzed.
The Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory DNA Learning Center presents an animation on Polymerase Chain Reactions.
The Genetics Science Learning Center from the University of Utah presents a Virtual Lab for Polymerase Chain Reactions.
This website created by John Kyrk has an interactive animation of DNA Replication.
The Cold Springs Harbor Laboratory DNA Learning center presents an animation on How Alu jumps.
A short reading on our genetic origins. Presented by Cold Springs Harbor Laboratory.
The Cold Springs Harbor Laboratory's DNA Learning Center presents an animation on Cycle Sequencing.
The Cold Springs Harbor Laboratory's DNA Learning Center presents an animation on Early DNA Sequencing.
GeneBoy is a multi function DNA Sequence Analysis Tool. It was developed for the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory DNA Interactive site.
A short reading on the Mitochondrial Control Region.
The RCSB Protein Data Bank - A Biological Macromolecular Resource.An informational portal to biological macromolecular structures. They have a free mobile app that visualizes protein structures.
Online Mendelian inheritance in Man. A comprehensive, authoritative and timely compendium of human genes and genetic phenotypes.
The National Center for Biotechnology Information website hosts a range of information and resources about Biotechnology. Their mission is to advance science and health by providing access to biomedical and genomic information.
The Basic Local Alignment Search Tool or BLAST is a resource of the National Center for Biotechnology Information. The BLAST tool finds regions of similarities between sequences. BLAST can be used to inger functional and evolutionary relationships between sequences as well as help identify members of gene families.
Basic Local Alignment Search Tool Tutorial (this is not the right link)
An Introduction to Biodiversity Bioinformatics Using NIMITA (this link doesn't work)
Project Learning Tree's Biotechnology supplement curriculum is comprised of four hands-on activities, and an introductory piece.
- Introduction to Biotechnology
- Biotechnology & You.
- Biotechnology & Human Health.
- Forest Biotechnology.
The Biotechnology Careers and Techniques page provides a series of video and interactive content about biotechnology careers
This animation of Transcription & Translation: RNA splicing is hosted on the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory DNA Learning Center.
The Virtual Transgenic Fly Lab familiarizes you with the science and techniques used to make transgenic flies.
Evolution and the Nature of Science website offers news, articles and resources for Biotechnology educators. Part of Indiana University.
This animation displays how DNA microarray experiments are performed.
Inner Life of the Cell: Mitochondria animation conception and scientific content by Alain Viel and Robert A. Lue. Other animations also linked to this page from Harvard
An online interactive resource for learning biology. Resources from the University of Arizona Biology Project.
The Center for Bimolecular Modeling works with science educators to create innovative instructional materials that molecules real for students.