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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.

Storylining and Genetic Medicine

Interested in how to use storylines with your students? Check out this blog post from Oregon educator Kate Fisher on how she implemented a storyline about genetic medicine with her students.

Biology of Skin Color

Kenyatta McKie describes how she uses The Biology of Skin Color short film to allow students to think of their own hypothesis on how skin color evolved.

Regulation of the Lactase Gene

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.

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.

BioInteractive Resources for Public Engagement with Science

Interested in helping the public understand science? In this blog post, higher ed instructor Dave Westenberg uses BioInteractive’s human evolution resources to help the public understand why scientists can use DNA to trace human ancestry.

Double Helix and Pulse-Chase Experiment

Cheryl Coronado discusses how she uses the short film The Double Helix to introduce her students to how DNA's structure was uncovered. She then follows with the accompanying pulse-chase student activity that describes the experiment that proved DNA replication is semi-conservative.

CSI Wildlife

Perri Carr describes how she uses BioInteractive’s elephant resources to teach concepts ranging from biotechnology to genetics to ecology and conservation.

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.

Human Skin Color: Evidence for Selection

Helen Snodgrass describes how she uses BioInteractive's The Biology of Skin Color film and "Evidence for Selection" activity to show students how humans have evolved over time.