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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Spiraling the Carbon Cycle Using BioInteractive

In order to develop complex scientific explanations, students need to have many opportunities to grapple with a concept. In this Educator Voices article, hear how Amy Fassler uses a sequence of resources in a process called “curriculum spiraling.”

Formative Assessments in Online Courses

If you're interested in using formative assessments in an online setting, this Educator Voices article from Valerie May details how she uses a variety of online tools to assess her students’ understanding of factors that regulate populations.

Inspiring Students Through Great Films

Today’s world is full of pessimism and cynicism, and our students are bombarded with discouraging messages about the future of the planet. Is there any antidote to such poison? In this message from BioInteractive, hear from Vice President for Science Education Sean B.

Using BioInteractive to Generate Assessment Items

Interested in how to embed assessments into your instruction? In this blog post, hear from Wisconsin educator Amy Fassler as she discusses how she embeds formative assessments in a lesson sequence about trophic cascades, including an example claim-evidence-reasoning task.

CSI Wildlife

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

Trophic Cascades

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.

Stopping Mosquito-Borne Disease Click & Learn

Amy Fassler explains how she uses BioInteractive's Stopping Mosquito-Borne Disease Click & Learn to introduce the topic of emerging infectious disease in her AP® Environmental Science course.

Gorongosa Data Activities

Kim Parfitt describes two activities (now merged into the activity “Scientific Inquiry and Data Analysis Using WildCam Gorongosa”) associated with the WildCam Gorongosa project. She also discusses a short film on lion populations in Gorongosa that she uses to introduce the topic.