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 blog post, hear from higher ed instructor Phil Gibson about how he uses case studies with his students to foster community within his classroom.
Tim Guilfoyle describes how he uses the BioInteractive short film Some Animals Are More Equal than Others and a claim-evidence-reasoning activity to have his students examine Robert Paine's starfish exclusion experiment.
Sheila Smith explains how she uses the "Creating Chains and Webs" BioInteractive activity to teach her students about the direction of energy flow in food chains and webs. She also uses the short film The Guide to introduce the topic.