Biotechnology Kids Weekend

November 18, 2011 at 3:11 pm Leave a comment

Here is a list of PARTICULARLY cool mostly Canadian Biology and Proteomics teaching resources:

The Structures of Life: This full-color, downloadable booklet explains how structural biology provides insight into health and disease and is useful in creating new medications. The booklet also features “Student Snapshots” designed to inspire young people to consider careers in biomedical research.
http://publications.nigms.nih.gov/structlife/

An excellent explanation of proteins is on the right with lots of other interesting things on this page
http://learn.genetics.utah.edu/content/begin/dna/

Protein database: http://www.rcsb.org/pdb/home/home.doThese can be viewed using this free program: PyMol (try it with some 3D glasses on!) http://pymol.sourceforge.net/

Explanation of and viewing Hemoglobin as a protein:
http://faculty.stcc.edu/AandP/AP/AP2pages/Units18to20/blood/hemoglob.htm

Free publications available for download that would be useful for science education in biology and chemistry
http://publications.nigms.nih.gov/order

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