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Cancer and Cell Fate

Keri Shingleton explains how she uses the BioInteractive animation on cancer and cell fate to spark curiosity in her students and encourage exploration of a topic.

Sequencing HHMI BioInteractive Cancer Resources

Why don’t we have a cure for cancer? In this blog post, higher ed instructor Holly Basta discusses how she sequences BioInteractive cancer resources to get her students to think about big questions in how cell division is regulated — and how understanding regulation can guide drug design.

Using BioInteractive Resources with English Learners

In this blog post, hear how North Carolina educator Robin Bulleri uses BioInteractive materials in Spanish to support her English Learner students and how she structures her classes to empower her students to learn both academic and technical vocabulary.

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.

BCR-ABL Cancer Protein Structure and Function

Mary Wuerth explains how she uses the BCR-ABL Click & Learn to teach the importance of protein structure in understanding how proteins work, and how scientists use that knowledge to design drugs to fight cancer.

Trophic Cascades in Rivers

In this talk, ecologist Mary Power discusses how herbivorous fish and their predators contribute to the regulation of aquatic ecosystems.

Untangling Salt Marsh Food Webs

In this talk, ecologist Brian Silliman discusses the discovery that salt marshes are controlled by the top-down forces of consumers.

The Eukaryotic Cell Cycle and Cancer

Mark Randa describes how he uses BioInteractive's cell cycle Click & Learn with his college students to introduce the topic of cell birth and death, explain how the cell cycle proceeds, and show how cancer results when key regulation steps break down.

Cancer Discovery Activities

David Knuffke describes how he uses BioInteractive's cancer activities in his classroom, and how they can help teach Mendelian genetics using an interactive, real-world example.

Mendelian Genetics, Sickle Cell, and Human Evolution

Bob Kuhn describes two BioInteractive resources focused on human evolution and Mendelian genetics. The short film Natural Selection in Humans explores the discovery of the genetic basis of sickle cell disease — an example of recent human evolution.