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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.

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.

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.

BioInteractive Posters

Nikki Chambers describes how she uses BioInteractive posters to engage her students and elicit questions from them to guide her teaching.

Finding the Crater

Bernice O'Brien describes how she uses the "Finding the Crater" activity to allow her students to build scientific claims from real-world evidence.

EarthViewer

Ashley Bryant describes how she uses EarthViewer to explain plate tectonics, continental drift, and other Earth changes to her 8th graders.

The Day The Mesozoic Died

Chris Monsour describes how he uses the short film The Day The Mesozoic Died in his classroom. The film illustrates the scientific process, showing the evidence that led to the hypothesis that an asteroid impact killed the dinosaurs.

Gorongosa's Water Cycle

This animation illustrates the main stages of the water cycle in Gorongosa National Park, an ecosystem that experiences both wet and dry seasons.

Animated Life: Pangea

This animated short video celebrates the early 20th-century German astronomer and atmospheric scientist Alfred Wegener, who first proposed that continents once formed a single landmass and had drifted apart.

The Day the Mesozoic Died

This film tells the story of the scientific quest to explain one of the greatest, long-standing scientific mysteries: the sudden disappearance of the dinosaurs at the end of the Cretaceous period.

Plate Tectonics

This animation provides an overview of some basic concepts from plate tectonics, a fundamental theory in earth science.