Hear how experienced science educators are using BioInteractive resources with their students. Discover implementation ideas, lesson sequences, resource modifications, quick tips, and more in this collection of videos and in-depth articles. Browse, search, and filter by format, teaching topic, level, and science topic to find resources relevant to specific courses and student populations.

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Using an Amylase Activity to Introduce Statistics

How can students connect science content with science practices like data analysis? In this Educator Voices article, Kathy Van Hoeck describes how she uses a lesson sequence about the digestion of starch to introduce students to statistics. 

Double Helix and Pulse-Chase Experiment

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.

CSI Wildlife

Perri Carr describes how she uses BioInteractive’s elephant resources to teach concepts ranging from biotechnology to genetics to ecology and conservation.

Using BioInteractive Resources with English Learners

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.

Human Skin Color: Evidence for Selection

Helen Snodgrass describes how she uses BioInteractive's The Biology of Skin Color film and "Evidence for Selection" activity to show students how humans have evolved over time.

BCR-ABL Cancer Protein Structure and Function

Mary Wuerth explains how she uses the BCR-ABL Click & Learn to teach the importance of protein structure in understanding how proteins work, and how scientists use that knowledge to design drugs to fight cancer.

Cancer Discovery Activities

David Knuffke describes how he uses BioInteractive's cancer activities in his classroom, and how they can help teach Mendelian genetics using an interactive, real-world example.

Lactose Intolerance and Genetics

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.