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Hear how experienced science educators are using BioInteractive resources with their students. Discover implementation ideas, lesson sequences, resource modifications, quick tips, and more in this collection of videos and in-depth articles.
Combatting “Problem Fatigue” Using BioInteractive Case Studies in an AP Environmental Science Course
To prevent his AP Environmental Science students from having "problem fatigue," Florida educator Scott Sowell focuses on how environmental solutions are developed, justified, implemented, and evaluated.
Exploring Regeneration Using The Planarian
Planarians can be used to investigate a variety of biological phenomena like animal behavior, mitosis, taxonomy, and more. In this article from professor Karen Avery, see how she uses this unassuming model organism to teach concepts in cellular biology and genetics.
Priming and Prioritizing Facilitated Discussions
If you're interested in using facilitated discussions to promote scientific literacy and empower students to make evidence-based decisions, this article from professor Holly Basta details how she restructured her course to promote student questioning and talk.
Teaching About Infectious Diseases Using the 5E Model
If you're interested in teaching about infectious diseases from an environmental science perspective, this article from Wisconsin educator Amy Fassler details how she incorporates our resources into a 5E lesson.
Simplifying Case Studies Using Data Points
Data Points are useful resources that use figures from the primary literature and guided sets of supporting questions. In this article, professor Phil Gibson discusses how he uses modified version of our Data Point activities as simplified case studies.
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HHMI Expands Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
HHMI is investing in increasing racial, ethnic, and gender diversity in academic science to create environments in which everyone can thrive.
New Online Professional Development Workshops
BioInteractive is offering free workshops for high school and undergraduate life and environmental science educators. All workshops are online, facilitated by Ambassadors, and include opportunities to interact with our resources and learn from other educators.
Racial Inequities and Our Work
BioInteractive is committed to providing equitable learning opportunities to educators and students. We know we have a lot of work to do to address racial inequities in science teaching. The following statement reflects our current and specific actions.
New BioInteractive Ambassador Academy
A new professional development academy focused on growing the HHMI BioInteractive Ambassador community and building professional learning leadership capacity in science education.