Science Education Resources: Classroom Tested & FREE!

Welcome! Science Prof Online (SPO) is a free science education resource for students, teachers and anyone with questions about the natural world. 
Objective Lenses of Microscope - T. Port

Science Prof Online

Your Virtual Science Teacher

Virtual Cell Biology Classroom
Materials used in an a college-level cell biology class: FREE PPT lectures, class notes, study guides, review questions, practice tests & science images & videos.

Virtual Microbiology Classroom
Materials used in an actual college-level microbiology class. FREE lectures, study guides, review questions, practice tests, & microbiology images and videos. Both 
8-week & 16-week curricula.
Biology PowerPoint Slide
PowerPoint Science Lectures
FREE PowerPoint show lecture presentations used for College 100-level general biology, cell biology and microbiology courses.
Science Image Library
FREE science images. We just ask that, if using an image from this site, you give us credit and provide a link to the SPO website (

MacConkey's Agar Growing E. coli

SPO Virtual Cell Biology Classroom
SPO Virtual Microbiology Classrooms
How Do I Use This Site?
To find information on Science Prof Online, enter what you are looking for in one of the search boxes, browse sections using the navigation menus, or check out the most popular areas of the site below:

Page last updated: 3/2016
Science Songs & Apps
Links to songs & apps relating to various sub-disciplines of science. Main links take you to FREE songs on YouTube, & iTune buttons allows visitors to directly purchase items.
Science Songs and Apps
Instructor's Corner
Instructor's Corner
FREE science teaching materials including completely developed anatomy & physiology, cell biology and microbiology instructor resources currently used in live courses.

Instructors Corner of Science Prof Online
New resources are regularly added to SPO. For updates, follow us on Twitter @ScienceProfSPO or Like Us on Facebook.
Home School & Classroom Science for Kids Young children are natural born scientists, full of curiosity! Join the at-home experiments and explorations of a scientist mom & her young scientists.
Free Science Resources for Kids
Science Video Library
FREE science videos on a variety of topics. The majority of the SPO science video collection relates to cell and microbiology laboratory procedures and skills.
Free Science Video Collection
Science Video Library
Students, need 
help with your homework or review for an exam? Instructors, need a ready-made PowerPoint lesson, or even an entire curriculum? We've got it, and it's free! Seriously.   

"Sit down before fact as a little child, be prepared to give up every conceived notion, follow humbly wherever and whatever abysses nature leads, or you will learn nothing."

 - Thomas Huxley (1825-95)

Virtual Biology Classroom
Materials used in an actual college-level general biology class: FREE PowerPoint lectures, class notes, study guides, practice test and review questions, plus science images & videos.

SPO Virtual Cell Biology Classroom


Classroom-tested Biology Homework Assignments 
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SPO's Virtual Classrooms provide FREE:
  • PowerPoint lecture & lab presentations 
  • science "class notes" articles
  • practice test & review questions
  • homework assignments
  • science image & video library
  • Kid Science section for young children

​ ...all presented in language that's easy for students to understand. ​
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Our current
Smarty-Pants Science Reading Pick: 
The Ghost Map
Steven Johnson

6/2015 - 12/31/15

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Aulonocara Peacock Cichlid
African Cichlid Behavior 
African cichlids are colorful fascinating freshwater aquarium fish. Meet the Cichlids we house in our 29-gallon tank and see a video of their  behavior! We also offer a Printable African Cichlid Displacement Behavior Sheet 
that can be used to score fish interactions and determine dominance hierarchy.