Note: The references below have been obtained from
the official site of Curriculum Services Canada, CSC, (http://www.curriculum.org/csc/library/profiles/11/html/SBI3CP.htm).
According to CSC the URLs for the websites have been verified by
the writers prior to publication. Given the frequency with which
these designations change, teachers should always verify the websites
prior to assigning them for student use.
Unit 2: Homeostasis
A collection of biology cartoons that illustrates some of the basic
principles of biology, including homeostasis.
An overview of the role of the kidney in urine formation and homeostasis,
including the role of hormones and the use of dialysis.
An overview of the role of the kidney in homeostasis.
A summary chart of the products of the major endocrine glands.
An interactive quiz site about the endocrine system.
Unit 3: Structure
and Function of DNA and RNA
A summary of the basic genetic information, with links to other
topics, such as genetic engineering and the Human Genome Project.
A summary of the central dogma of DNA.
A summary of the basic genetic information, including some good
One of many websites available which gives instructions for the
extraction of DNA.
A timeline of genetic discoveries, to 1998.
A timeline of biotechnology, to 2001.
A collection of resources for biology teachers, including lesson
plans, and background information.
link to sites on evolution basics, evidence, mechanisms and other
information on Charles Darwin and his contributions.
online course for teachers teaching evolution – great links
to evolution sites for students as well.
link to tracing the historical development of evolution.
fossil evidence of human evolution in China.
creation vs. evolution commentary.
human evolution information and evidence.
Unit 5: Population
population interactions background information and examples in terms
interactions classified and analysed in graphic form.
predator-prey online simulation.
predator-prey in class activity.
Malthus: notes on population growth.
Canadian statistics on population growth.
National Wildlife Federation page on population impacts.
link to information on human populations – fundamentals and