Genetics and patterns of inheritance are key topics to cover in a biology course. In this article by Cinthya Fernández, who teaches in Mexico, see how she sequences our genetics resources for her introductory and advanced high school biology classes.
Case-based teaching allows for flexibility and adaptability, and case-based learning leads to many positive educational outcomes. In this article, New Jersey educator Missy Holzer explores how to use our salt marsh-related resources in a case study exploring trophic cascades.
It is rare for a single phenomenon to span a large range of concepts. In this Educator Voices article, professor Holly Basta explains how to utilize our sickle cell resources to teach a variety of topics including the central dogma, gene therapy, Mendelian genetics, and evolution
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.”
Video activities can be easily translated into dynamic online learning activities. In this Educator Voices article, Melissa Haswell details a two-week series of video activities for an ecology and animal behavior unit that she's used in both in-person and online classes.
The world has lost more than one quarter of its land-dwelling insects in the past 30 years, according to researchers whose big picture study of global bug decline paints a disturbing but more nuanced problem than earlier research.