Links for Learning



Learning Center


The LSC Learning Center has professional and peer tutors, many biological models, rooms for group study sessions and more.

Anatomy and Physiology

Histology picture library 
LSC instructor Brian Bich’s histology picture library has many images and tutorials to help students study tissues.

Anatomy tutorials
Eleven anatomy tutorials from Maricopa Community College to use as laboratory guides or study aids. The skeletal and muscular tutorials are especially useful.

Neurobiology animations
by Karin Christensen demonstrate action potentials, neurotransmitter function,  molecular muscle contraction, and more.

Practice quizzes and tests
This University of Minnesota Web Anatomy site has quizzes and tests to study and check understanding.

Interactive animations for a variety of anatomy and physiology topics

ELISA testing animation
This resource was developed by Cary Engleberg of the University of Michigan.

Introduction to Cell Biolog

Biological Animations
St. Olaf College’s Biological Animations are useful for understanding basic biological concepts.

Cell Video
Take a trip through a cell and see the cell membrane, organelles, and cytoskeleton.   

Chemical Elements
Tom Lehrer sings a song of the elements.

DNA Replication and Protein Synthesis
PBS has an educational site with this easy to understand animation of DNA replicaiton and protein synthesis.

Weekly Biology Events

University of Minnesota, Duluth Biology Seminars on a variety of topics are offered most Friday afternoons during the academic year.  Seminar schedule is here.

National Public Radio’s Science Friday program airs every Friday afternoon from 1:00-3:00 on  Minnesota Public Radio station FM 100.5.  Host Ira Flatow speaks with guests about a myriad of science topics.