The American Journal of Bioethics - An online journal produced by the University of Pennsylvania Center for Bioethics.
Bioethics.net - This is one of the top places to get started on bioethical issues. Arthur Caplan is the director.
Conservation and Biodiversity
(4/26/02) Animal Diversity Web - An incredible online database of animal natural history, distribution, classification, and conservation biology at the University of Michigan.
(4/21/02) Cabrillo Marine Aquarium - Cabrillo Marine Aquarium is an educational, recreational, and research facility devoted to encouraging active public participation to promote knowledge and conservation of the marine life of Southern California.
Parks - The California State Parks Foundation
is dedicated to preserving every leaf, blade of grass, and grain
of sand from the shores of Aņo Nuevo to the peaks of the Sierra
(3/13/12) Community Conservancy International - CCI - working to preserve vital natural lands and waters and enhance local communities.
(4/28/02) Environmental News Network - Since 1993, the Environmental News Network has been working to educate the world about environmental issues facing our Earth. We began as a monthly print publication, called Environmental News Briefing, and two years later discovered the Internet as an effective means of reaching a broader, more diverse audience.
(9/12/16) MoneyGeek - Is
an Outdoor Career Right for You? - Quiz and resources for
pursuing a career in the great outdoors.
(4/21/02) National Audubon Society - The mission of the National Audubon Society is to conserve and restore natural ecosystems, focusing on birds and other wildlife for the benefit of humanity and the earth's biological diversity. Founded in 1905, the National Audubon Society is named for John James Audubon (1785-1851), famed ornithologist, explorer, and wildlife artist.
(4/21/02) NASA Earth Observatory - This incredible site provides a wealth of information about many aspects of our world today.
(4/21/02) National Wildlife Federation - The National Wildlife Federation is the nation's largest member-supported conservation group, uniting individuals, organizations, businesses and government to protect wildlife, wild places, and the environment.
(4/26/02) The Nature Conservancy - Our Mission: To preserve the plants, animals and natural communities that represent the diversity of life on Earth by protecting the lands and waters they need to survive.
(3/13/12) Newport Bay Conservancy - Right in our backyard! We will be visiting on a field trip but you can learn more about the organizations by visiting this site.
(4/26/02) Oceana - Oceana is a non-profit, international advocacy organization created with the sole purpose of protecting the world's oceans to sustain the circle of life.(4/21/02) Wildlife Conservation Society - The WCS uniquely combines the resources of wildlife parks in New York with field projects around the globe to inspire care for nature, provide leadership in environmental education, and help sustain our planet's biological diversity.
(4/21/02) World Wildlife Fund - WWF directs its conservation efforts toward three global goals: protecting endangered spaces, saving endangered species and addressing global threats.
Evolution(4/13/11) ChronoZoom - ChronoZoom is the Zoomable timeline for Big History. With ChronoZoom, you can browse history, rather than digging it out piece by piece. ChronoZoom is a timeline for all of history: From the Big Bang, to the time of the dinosaurs, to the present.
(1/20/03) The Breast Cancer Site - This site has an easy click-on button to help fund free mammograms. Follow the links to the other "click and help" sites.
- Some great Microsoft and other software deals for students.
Conversions - This is a video clip thoroughly
explaining how to do metric conversions. It
talks about the metric prefix number line and how to use it to
convert from one metric unit to another by simply moving the
decimal point or changing the exponent if the number is in
- My go-to site for anything that needs checking.
Legends and Folklore - Check out the latest rumors
floating around. Some are legitimate; most aren't.
Eugenics Movement Archive (Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory)
- This is an incredibly rich source of information about a
period of American history that most people do not know about.
Learn how some influential Americans tried to segregate other
Americans based on their genetics. Fascinating!
(1/19/01) Human Eye Color
Simulator - This is a simplified version of the genetics
involved in determining human eye color. Here, only two genes
are considered when we know that there are at least three
involved. Still, it is a fun simulation.
(11/5/01) Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man - If you are really into learning about genetics disorders and abnormalities in humans, this is the place!
Nutrition and General Health(4/4/03) Your Disease Risk - Welcome to Your Disease Risk, the source on prevention. Here, you can find out your risk of developing five of the most important diseases in the United States (cancer, diabetes, heart disease, osteoporosis, and stroke) and get personalized tips for preventing them.
(10/21/01) Lab Test Online - If you're wondering about what lab results can tell us, check out this site. It has a break-down of all the different tests that are run. Pretty cool!
(11/5/01) Merck Manual On-Line - Many of you have been wondering about certain diseases and disorders. You can find out a lot about them using this great resource.
Facts Calorie Counter - You can search for the nutritional
values for thousands of different food items, including fast
(9/15/16) Student Health and Wellness Guide - Compiled by OnlineSchools.org. This nutrition and wellness guide illustrates the way lifestyle habits affect our bodies and brains.
(1/19/01) University of
California, Berkeley Wellness Letter - This has some
excellent information on nutrition and general well-being.
Student Activism(1/25/17) Student Activism in School - Getting Your Voice Heard. Resources, inspiration and expert advice for making a difference on and off campus.