Pedigree Analysis Activity
Jackie Washington describes how she uses the BioInteractive pedigree analysis activity, in conjunction with the Learning From Patients Holiday Lecture, to teach Mendelian genetics to her college students.
Fred Wasserman describes how he uses the BioInteractive Regulation of the Lactase Gene Click & Learn activity with his Intro Bio university students. He uses it as a clear-cut example of how humans have evolved.
Cheryl Coronado discusses how she uses the short film The Double Helix to introduce her students to how DNA's structure was uncovered. She then follows with the accompanying pulse-chase student activity that describes the experiment that proved DNA replication is semi-conservative.
In this Educator Voices article from Taylor University professor John Moore, he outlines how he couples metacognitive strategies with BioInteractive animations to help students understand how they're thinking about complex processes like DNA replication.