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Red Tattoo

This activity explores an image of tattoo ink particles inside cells, which serves as a phenomenon for learning about the structure and color of human skin.

Teaching the Principles of Science Ethics with HHMI BioInteractive

What are scientific ethics? And how do they relate to science as a process? In this article, higher ed instructor Melissa Haswell discusses how she developed a scientific ethics course in which students considered implications that scientific work can have on public policy implementation.

BioInteractive in a Bilingual Classroom

Hear from Paulina Trigo, who teaches in Mexico, about how she uses BioInteractive resources in English and Spanish to help Spanish-speaking students succeed in a class taught in English, as well as in promoting cultural empathy. 

Mozambique Mounds

This activity explores an image of termite mounds in the African savanna, which serves as a phenomenon for learning about ecosystems, competition, and feedback loops.

Diving Adaptations in Sea Nomads

This activity guides the analysis of a published scientific figure from a study that investigated physiological and genetic adaptations in the Bajau, a group of people who traditionally do freediving.

Mass Extinctions - And Then What?

In this blog post, hear from Maryland educator Laura Dinerman about how she uses our mass extinctions resources to consider how the KT extinction connects with global species declines we’re experiencing today.

Taking the Plunge: A New BioInteractive Site

We heard from you that you wanted to be able to save favorite resources, find connected content more easily, create sequences of resources that you use year after year — and that you needed a better browsing and search experience.

Coloration in Vertebrates

This activity explores images of animals with a mutation that affects coloration, which serve as phenomena for learning about skin color genetics and evolution.

Skin Color and Human Evolution

This activity guides the analysis of a published scientific figure from a study that investigated genetic factors contributing to skin color differences, particularly within African populations.