Fruit Fly Courtship
Cindy Gay presents BioInteractive's short video clip demonstrating the fruit fly courtship dance and its role in selection. She describes how she uses the clip in her AP® Biology curriculum, and how it connects to topics ranging from animal behavior to sympatric speciation.
Case studies are powerful tools for teaching. In this article, hear from University of Oklahoma professor Phil Gibson about how he uses case studies with his students to foster community within his classroom.
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.