All about Bird Academy Transform your understanding about birds. Free.

American Society for Microbiology (ASM) The American Society for Microbiology (ASM) is the oldest and largest single life science membership organization in the world.

BioInteractive At BioInteractive, you can find fabulous multimedia resources, including apps, animations, videos, interactives, and virtual labs, to bring the excitement of scientific discovery.

Cell Cell publishes peer-reviewed articles reporting findings of unusual significance in any area of experimental biology.

Company of Biologists The Company of Biologists is a not-for-profit publishing organisation dedicated to supporting and inspiring the biological community.

Encyclopaedia of Life Free global access to knowledge about life on Earth.

The European Bioinformatics Institute The European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) is part of EMBL, Europe’s flagship laboratory for the life sciences.

Learn.Genetics A dreamland of multimedia resources for budding biologists. You will find a lot of useful multimedia here to help understand complex genetics topics. Free.

Lifeliqe This is a great web-based tool with 3D models. Extended, with augmented and virtual reality. Find out if your school has a subscription. Individual subscriptions approx $10 a month.

Mystery Science These powerful science units capitalize on elementary school students’ (grade 5-6) natural curiosity. Free trial, then paid.

NOVA The Evolution Lab Discover how you’re connected to everything that’s alive and everything that’s ever lived. Free.

PhET Founded in 2002 by Nobel Laureate Carl Wieman, the PhET Interactive Simulations project at the University of Colorado Boulder creates free interactive math and science simulations.

PNAS Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America.

Wildscreen Arkive Wildscreen’s Arkive The world’s biggest encyclopaedia of life on Earth. With the help of over 7,000 of the world’s best wildlife filmmakers and photographers, conservationists and scientists, features multi-media fact-files for more than 16,000 endangered species. Freely accessible to everyone to learn and discover the wonders of the natural world.

Wisconsin Fast Plants Detailed resource and support website for those teaching science through plants.

Worldwide Protein Databank Since 1971, the Protein Data Bank archive (PDB) has served as the single repository of information about the 3D structures of proteins, nucleic acids, and complex assemblies.


AP Exam Prep Biology Costly, but may be worth it for the detailed and well-organized study materials.

Albert Learn by doing. Great test prep. Free trial, paid.

BioInteractive At BioInteractive, you can find fabulous multimedia resources, including apps, animations, videos, interactives, and virtual labs, to bring the excitement of scientific discovery.

Cell Strike Fight infections on compelling biology-based missions. A fun way to learn how components of the immune system work, with a bonus lesson in strategy.

Cogent Education Think like a scientist: Solve biology case studies. Practice problem-solving skills and learn biology through interactive case studies.

Edheads Edheads empowers students to pursue fulfilling, productive careers in science, technology, engineering and math.  We tie school to work by reinforcing basic skills and demonstrating how they are applied in STEM careers.

Gizmos  Gizmos are interactive math and science simulations for grades 3-12. Free trial, paid.

Mammals by Tinybop For everyone who love animals – even though the app is aimed at a young crowd! Mammals lets you explore the awesome and invisible wonders of the animal world. Learn how mammals eat, see, run, fly, grow, and feel.

NAMOO – Wonders of Plant Life A wonderful way to explore the life of plants. Discover how leaves make food, experiment with underground root systems, or play with the parts of a plant cell! Interactive 3D simulations. For Apple     IOS            $3.99, $4.99

Niche – a genetics survival game is a turn-based strategy game combined with simulation and survival elements for PC, Mac and Linux. Shape your own species of animals based on real genetics. Keep your species alive against all odds, such as predators, climate change and spreading sickness. $18

Re-Mission 2 Re-Mission 2 games help kids and young adults with cancer take on the fight of their lives. Based on scientific research, the games provide cancer support by giving players a sense of power and control and encouraging treatment adherence.

Each game puts players inside the human body to fight cancer with an arsenal of weapons and super-powers, like chemotherapy, antibiotics and the body’s natural defenses. The game play parallels real-world strategies used to successfully destroy cancer and win.

All six Re-Mission 2 games can be played online for free. The Re-Mission 2: Nanobot’s Revenge mobile app is available for download on iOS.