Rock Pocket Mouse Resources
Ann Brokaw presents three BioInteractive resources she uses to support the short film Natural Selection and Adaptation. The activities focus on the Mc1r gene, protein, and receptor. They teach valuable lessons on mutation, selection, and convergent evolution, and tie together biochemistry, cell communication, and molecular genetics.
In this blog post, hear how North Carolina educator Robin Bulleri uses BioInteractive materials in Spanish to support her English Learner students and how she structures her classes to empower her students to learn both academic and technical vocabulary.
In this article, see a learning sequence where students explore symbiotic relationships and cell communication in bacteria (quorum sensing) by connecting their prior knowledge regarding ocean ecosystems to their understanding of symbiotic relationships.
In this article, Rocky Mountain College professor Holly Basta discusses how she sequences BioInteractive cancer resources to get her students to think about big questions in how cell division is regulated — and how understanding regulation can guide drug design.