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.”

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. 

Claim-Evidence-Reasoning and the Wallace Line

Interested in using our biogeography resources to help your students reason from evidence? In this blog post from California educator Nikki Chambers, see how she uses our suite of ‘Wallace Line’ activities to have her students construct explanations.

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. 

NGSS Storylines

This video features three Chicago-area educators describing how they integrated BioInteractive resources into coherent storyline units built around engaging, real world phenomena that incorporate multiple NGSS performance expectations — including a link to the storylines they’ve written.

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

Argumentation With Virus Explorer

In this article, Mitchell Community College professor Parks Collins uses an argumentation framework that combines BioInteractive resources and a structured approach to addressing a controversial question: if viruses are alive. 

Using the Identify and Interpret Strategy with Data Points

Want a simple but effective strategy for helping students interpret graphs? Check out this blog post by Pennsylvania educator Robert Cooper, who unpacks how to teach students to interpret complex data figures, such as those used in BioInteractive’s Data Points.