Internet Resources for Teachers
Professional Standards and Organizations
National Science Education Standards - National Academy of Sciences
Virginia Standards of Learning
National Science Teachers Association (NSTA)
National Association of Biology Teachers (NABT)
The Virginia Association for Early Childhood Education (VAECE)
National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)
Association for Childhood Education International (ACEI)
College of Education at JMU
Resources for Teaching Content
Resources to help you and your students understand the process, the evidence, and the scientific and social issues surrounding this foundational concept of biology.
Resources for teaching about the interactions of organisms with one another and with their environment.
Immunology and Medical Issues - The American Association of Immunologists
BIOTECH-IN-A-BOX Fralin Biotechnology Center, VPISU
Free use of kits in public education for teaching biotechnology and immunology. They ship materials to you for classroom use.
Science Fair Project Resources
Help with Science Fair Projects is just around the corner.
Cloning Plants by Tissue Culture
An illustrated guide to the steps involved in clonal (asexual) propagation of plants. These techniques are used for commercial propagation of plants to maintain specific traits and are used in biotechnology for molecular breeding (genetic engineering) to introduce new genetic traits and regenerate the modified plant tissue into an intact organism.
Just for Fun
Secret Passageways - explore nature as viewed with a scanning electron microscope.
This site maintained by Michael Renfroe, Ph.D.
Deparment of Biology, James Madison University