The Biology of Skin Color and Hypothesis Testing
Kenyatta McKie describes how she uses The Biology of Skin Color short film to allow students to think of their own hypothesis on how skin color evolved.
John Moore describes how he uses the short film The Biology of Skin Color with his college students to teach them about the nature of science and hypothesis-driven exploration.
Robin Bulleri describes how she uses the Got Lactase? short film, along with the "Inheritance of Lactose Intolerance" activity, to show her students how lactase persistence arose and how pedigrees and DNA analysis reveal patterns of inheritance of lactase gene variants.
Paul Strode describes the BioInteractive Click & Learn activity on DNA sequencing and phylogenetic trees. He explains how it teaches students about DNA sequence alignment, and how those sequence differences allow researchers to determine relationships between species.