Resources › For Students and Parents Biology Resources for Students Share Flipboard Email Print Nicola Tree/Taxi/Getty Images For Students and Parents Homework Help Study Methods Homework Tips Learning Styles & Skills Time Management Private School Test Prep College Admissions College Life Graduate School Business School Law School Distance Learning View More By Grace Fleming Education Expert M.Ed., Education Administration, University of Georgia B.A., History, Armstrong State University Grace Fleming, M.Ed., is a senior academic advisor at Georgia Southern University, where she helps students improve their academic performance and develop good study skills. our editorial process Grace Fleming Updated January 14, 2020 The Internet is a wonderful thing, but sometimes we do suffer from information overload. There are times when we just need a hand when it comes to sorting through the mass of information and getting to the real, informative, quality information out there. Don't be frustrated! This list of biology resources will help you sort through the tangle of information. Many of these great sites offer visual step-by-step guides and tutorials. 01 of 08 Cells Alive Having trouble understanding mitosis or meiosis? Watch a step-by-step animation of these and many other processes for a greater understanding. This fantastic site provides film and computer-enhanced images of living cells and organisms. 02 of 08 ActionBioScience Defined as “a non-commercial, educational web site created to promote bioscience literacy,” this site offers articles written by professors and emerging scientists alike. Topics include biotechnology, biodiversity, genomics, evolution, and more. Many articles are offered in Spanish. 03 of 08 Microbes.info Do you sweat the really small stuff? Microbiology concerns microorganisms like bacteria, viruses, and fungi. The site offers reliable microbiology resources with articles and links for deeper study. 04 of 08 Microbe Zoo Is chocolate produced by microbes? This is a fun and educational site for students. You will be guided around the “Microbe Zoo” to discover the many places where microbes live and work, including the snack bar! 05 of 08 The Biology Project The Biology Project is a fun, informative site developed and maintained by The University of Arizona. It is an interactive online resource for learning biology. It has been designed for biology students at the college level but is useful for high school students, medical students, physicians, science writers, and all types of interested people. The site advises that “students will benefit from the real-life applications of biology and the inclusion of up-to-date research findings, as well as career options in biology.” 06 of 08 Strange Science Science doesn’t come easily, and sometimes scientists have had some weird ideas. This site shows some of their most notable mistakes and provides a timeline of important events in scientific discovery. This is a great site for finding background information and adding an interesting element to your paper or project. The site also provides links to other useful resources. 07 of 08 BioCoach Offered by Pearson Prentice Hall, this site provides tutorials on many biological concepts, functions, and dynamics. The BioCoach takes you step-by-step through a process using visual aids and concise explanations. 08 of 08 Biology Glossary Also provided by Pearson Prentice Hall, this glossary provides definitions for more than 1000 terms that you will find within the many fields of biology.