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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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 Case Studies with Large Classes

Case studies are powerful tools for teaching. In this article, hear from University of Oklahoma professor Phil Gibson about how he uses case studies with his students to foster community within his classroom. 

Selection for Tuskless Elephants

In this video Educator Voices post, hear from St. John Fisher College professor Kaitlin Bonner about how she uses a publicly available data set, along with BioInteractive’s elephant resources, to have her students investigate data. 

BioInteractive Resources for Public Engagement with Science

Interested in helping the public understand science? In this blog post, higher ed instructor Dave Westenberg uses BioInteractive’s human evolution resources to help the public understand why scientists can use DNA to trace human ancestry.

Using BioInteractive Resources Across A Semester Ecology Course

If you're interested in using BioInteractive resources to structure an entire course, check out this  article from Northwestern Connecticut Community College professor Tara Jo Holmberg in which outlines how she sequences her ecology course using BioInteractive resources.

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.

Combining and Customizing BioInteractive Coral Bleaching Resources

Interested in expanding how you use authentic data with your students? Check out this article from University of Richmond professor Kristine Grayson, who discusses how she combines and customizes BioInteractive’s coral bleaching resources to give students experience selecting, plotting, and inter

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.