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MY STUDENT SUCCESS TIPS:
Fail-safe study (and test-taking ) technique
Plagiarism and How to Cite Sources

PIMA COMMUNITY COLLEGE LINKS: Home | MyPima | Schedule | Library | Calendar | Student Code of Conduct |

UNIVERSITIES:  UofA | ASU | NAU | Course Equivalence Guide and Transfer Guides |
LIBRARIES: PCC | UofA | Tucson-Pima Public | AcademicInfo |
JOBS:
Student Conservation Assoc

WEATHER: Weather Net | Tucson Data (National Weather Service) |

NEWS: Daily Star | CNN | AJR list of news sources | U.S. News Online | NY Times | ABC news |
SCIENCE NEWS: | Science Daily | Nova Science News | SciCentral | Science News Magazine | The Why Files

TOOLS: PrintWhatYouLike.com | Turnitin |

HOW TO WRITE LAB REPORTS: | Labwrite | Writing Guidelines |

GOVERNMENT AGENCIES: The Whitehouse |
Federal Land Management: BLM | NPS | USFS | USFWS | Recreation.gov |
Other Federal: EPA | CDC | DOE | NASA | NMFS | NOAA | NSF | USGS | WHO |
State and Local: Arizona | AZ Dept. of Environ. Quality | AZ Dept. of Water Resources | AZ Energy Division | AZ Game and Fish | AZ State Parks | Pima County Dept of Environ. Quality -- Air Info Now | Soil, Water and Environmental Science Dept., UA | Tucson | Tucson Water | Water Resources Research Center, UA | National and International Statistics -- Gov't Docs |

SCIENCE ORGANIZATIONS/PERIODICALS: BioJournals List |
BioScience | Discover | National Academy of Sciences | Nature | New Scientist | Science | Science News | Sci American |
Environment-Related Societies, Journals, Sites from Oak Ridge National Laboratory -- Environmental Sciences Division |

ENVIRONMENTAL ORGANIZATIONS:  Environmental Organization Web Directory
General: EE Linked Networks | EnviroLink Library | ENN | Global Network of Environment and Technology |
Specific Organizations: Audubon | Defenders of Wildlife | Dieoff.org | Envir. Defense | Forest Guardians | Green Peace | League of Conservation Voters | Marine Conservation Biology Institute | National Geographic | National Wildlife Federation | Negative Population Growth | Population Reference Bureau | Sierra Club | The Nature Conservancy | Union of Concerned Scientists | World Conservation Union | World Wildlife Fund | Worldwatch Institute | Zero Population Growth |

ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE TEXTBOOK SITES
Pearson/Benjamin Cummings | Environet (Jones and Bartlett Publ.) Cunningham and Cunningham's Environmental Science Site (McGraw-Hill) |
Prentice Hall Environmental Science | McGraw Hill | Wiley |

LOCAL ORGANIZATIONS:
Arid Lands Newsletter | Arizona Geological Society | Arizona Native Plant Society | Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum | Boyce Thompson Arboretum | Carl Hayden Bee Research Station | Native Seeds/Search | Phoenix Zoo | Reid Park Zoo | Sonoran Arthropod Society | Center for Biological Diversity | Southwest Parks and Monuments Association | Tohono Chul Park | Tucson Audubon SocietyTucson Botanical Gardens | Tucson Herpetological Society |

DESERT INFORMATION (see local organizations for additional resources):
Desert USA | Deserts: Geology and Resources | Chihuahuan Desert Natural History |

TEACHING RESOURCES:
Access Excellence in Biology | Action Bioscience | Environmental Education Resources | Environmental Education Linked Networks | National Science Education Standards | Biology Learning Center at UofA | Biology Project: U of A | Coalition for Education in the Life Sciences (CELS) | ESA Education and Diversity | Nat. Assoc. of Biology Teachers | National Association for Research in Science Teaching | Teaching about Evolution and the Nature of Science | THE Journal | Cyberlearn | Online PhD Tips for Teachers | RISE: Resources for Involving Scientists in Education | The Green Frog News | The-Science-Lab.com | Teaching Issues and Experiments in Ecology |

BIOLOGY TOPICS:
Biology Online | Online Biology Book by M.J. Farabee, Estrella Mt CC | Animal Diversity Web | Tree of Life | The Electronic Zoo | Biology Index by USGS | WWW Virtual Library: Ecology | The Ecology Channel | The Bear Den's List of Wildlife-related Web Sites | NASA's Mission to Planet Earth | CNN Environment News | Discovery Channel | AAAS Population and Sustainable Development Program | AAAS Biodiversity Information and Research | EE Link Endangered Species | Texas Parks and Wildlife | Global Change | Woods Hole Research Center | The Best Animal Resources |

GEOLOGY TOPICS:
Teaching Geology at CU Resources | Arizona Geological Survey |

EPIDEMIOLOGY: | Introduction to Microbiology | American Museum of Natural History Exhibition: Epidemics! | National Center for Infectious Diseases, CDC | Emerging Infectious Diseases J. | Infectious Disease Weblink | A Prevention Strategy for the United States CDC | Emerging Infectious Diseases: World Health Day Information - 1997 | 1918 Spanish Flu pandemic | EXCITE | The Challenge of Antibiotic Resistance: Scientific American 3/98 | Outbreak  with links | CDCs links | Evolution and the Origins of Disease: Scientific American 11/98 | The Alliance for the Prudent Use of Antibiotics |

MISCELLANEOUS:
SLO Process
Biodiversity of Southern Arizona
| Geoscience of Southern AZ | by Denise Meeks
MapQuest's Aerial Photos on GlobeXplorer | Visible Earth |
Math and Sciences Study Skills and Overcoming Test Anxiety by PCC's Cindy Arem |
Web Page Analyzer: Dr. Watson |
Tucson Bird Count |
Dept. of Soil, Water, and Environmental Science, U. of A. |
Your Ecological Footprint Quiz | More info on Ecological Footprint
Elephant Seal Site
A Science Odyssey: PT
Nan Schmidt's Marine Life Photo Gallery
AIBS Media Library

RECOMMENDED CLASS READINGS:
Diamond, Jared.  1995. | Easter's End | Lots more Easter Island Info |
Hardin, Garrett.  1968.  The Tragedy of the CommonsScience 162(1968):1243-1248.
Leopold, Aldo. 1949.  Thinking Like a Mountain.
Antibiotic Resistance:
Alliance for the Prudent Use of Antibiotics (APUA): | Home | Questions/Answers | Related Websites |
CDCs website: http://www.cdc.gov/drugresistance/index.html
NIHs factsheet: http://www.niaid.nih.gov/factsheets/antimicro.htm
Center for Science in the Public Interest: http://www.cspinet.org/ar/
Environmental Defense: Antibiotic Resistance: Playing Chicken with Essential Drugs: http://www.environmentaldefense.org/documents/619_abr_general_factsheet_rev2.pdf
Understanding Evolution (UC Berkeley): http://evolution.berkeley.edu/: a website for teachers. See also National Assoc. for Science Education.
Evolution (PBS): http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/evolution/
Nurse's Guide to Antibiotic Resistance: http://www.onlinernprograms.com/resources/nurses-guide-to-antibiotic-resistance/
Paul F. Kamitsuka, M.D. essay on antibiotic resistance: http://www.livingintheenvironment.nelson.com/student/essays/Kamitsuka_current_peril.pdf
Plate Tectonics:
This Dynamic Earth: The Story of Plate Tectonics
Volcano World's Introduction to Plate Tectonics
Western Region Geological Information USGS
The Earth at Work Jeremy McCreary
Marine Geology: Plate Tectonics Genny Anderson of Marinebio.net
Exotic/Invasive Species:
Invasive Species: The Nation's Invasive Species Information System: Invasivespecies.gov
Weeds Gone Wild: Alien Plant Invaders of Natural Areas: Plant Conservation Alliance - Alien Plant Working Group
Evolution
Berkeley: Understanding Evolution
The National Academies on Evolution
National Center for Science Education on Evolution
Tree of Life web project
PBS: Evolution
Evolution: Education and Outreach: journal available online
Virtual Ecology: simulations
Genetics 101: Videos
Global Warming

Misc.
Handbook of Biological Statistics: John McDonald, Univ. of Delaware
Link to video on RNAi: here
Global Warming UA Lecture Series site: http://cos.arizona.edu/climate/
Global Warming links (UA): here and also here
Link to video regarding learning seasons: A Private Universe
Link to video of bee waggle dance
Link to Biology of the Honeybee
Searchable Ornithological Research Archive (SORA): http://elibrary.unm.edu/sora/
Owl pellet dissection
World Clock by Poodwaddle.com
Critters!
Link to The Corporation ch. 18 on water privatization
Colorado River problem based learning activity
Links to Hernan Aubert's section of Bio105 (F 8:40-2:50): Example literature review | final report | Pacific blue shrimp article
Energy Grid by NPR
Bottled water by ABC News
Bird Songs of the Americas by Xeno-Canto America
MyPlantId: get your plant pictures identified and help others identify their plants.
State of the Air by American Lung Association
KOLD Weather 101 .