Deepen your understanding of statistics with this Educator Voices article from Colorado educator Paul Strode about using our “Mapping Genes to Traits in Dogs Using SNPs” activity to teach the Chi square test of independence.
In this Educator Voices article from higher ed instructor John Moore, he outlines how he couples metacognitive strategies with BioInteractive animations to help students understand how they're thinking about complex processes like DNA replication.
How can students connect science content with science practices like data analysis? In this Educator Voices article, Kathy Van Hoeck describes how she uses a lesson sequence about the digestion of starch to introduce students to statistics.
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.
If you’re looking for novel ways to assess students’ conceptual understanding of material, hear from Oregon educator Chris Hedeen in this blog post on how he revised his approach to assessments using BioInteractive’s DNA resources.
Fred Wasserman describes how he uses the BioInteractive Regulation of the Lactase Gene Click & Learn activity with his Intro Bio university students. He uses it as a clear-cut example of how humans have evolved.
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.