Below you will find documents relating to Biology I. If you are taking AP Biology, click here!
Course Help and Links – Unit by Unit
- Cell Energetics Resources
- Cell Biology Resources
- Ecology Resources
- Evolution Resources
- Genetics and Cell Reproduction Resources
- Meiosis and Mendelian Genetics Resources
Here are some links that will help you in this course and your other courses at SWW:
- Biology and general science info
- Tech links – Designing Power Points, image editing, etc.
- Fun game links
- Great tutorial on lab report writing: http://labwrite.ncsu.edu/
- GREAT Science Fair Project ideas: http://www.sciencebuddies.org/science-fair-projects/project_ideas.shtml
- Create a Graph – an excellent graphing site: http://nces.ed.gov/nceskids/createagraph/
- A chapter-by-chapter guide to the textbook: http://www.nclark.net/BPbiology
- Have a PlayStation III? The Folding At Home program harnesses its processing power to help with lifesaving research.
BACK UP YOUR DATA!
Construct a Power Point presentation:
- A nice PowerPoint tutorial. http://www.actden.com/pp/
- Another step-by-step PowerPoint explanation. http://www.cew.wisc.edu/accessibility/tutorials/pptscratch.htm
- And another PowerPoint tutorial. http://www.bcschools.net/staff/PowerPointHelp.htm
- And a how-to on how to put music in a Power Point presentation.
Graphics and Photo Editors:
- The Graphics Image Manipulation Program – a free alternative to Photoshop. (You’ll have to download an extra package if you want to install this on Mac OS X Leopard. Links provided on the website.)
- Inkscape – a free alternative to Adobe Illustrator. (Note: It lets you save things as .ps files. If you import them into GIMP, you can then save them as .jpeg, etc.)
- Photoshop tutorial blog. If you choose to use Photoshop, you’re going to need some help.
- A guide to taking screen captures on Macs and PC.
- An online guide to MLA citation from Purdue.
- The Modern Language Association web site.
- An MLA citation builder.
Note: A lot of multimedia software does not play nicely with Mac OSX Leopard or Tiger. You may need to edit your PowerPoint on a PC or an earlier version of OS X in order to get it to work correctly.
- Adobe Shockwave
- Adobe Flash
- VCL Media Player – This player plays pretty much any media file without the pesky restrictions other media players put on formatting.
- Embedding video into PowerPoint.
- Downloading YouTube and other embedded videos:
- Converting videos from .flv files to .mp4: http://www.versiontracker.com/dyn/moreinfo/macosx/28250 (Note: This will only work on a Mac.)
- Free video download converter for PCs. Haven’t used it, but CNET is trustworthy.
- Want to use something from DVDs in a project? Here’s how to capture clips: http://handbrake.fr/