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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.

Using Case Studies with Large Classes

Case studies are powerful tools for teaching. In this article, hear from University of Oklahoma professor Phil Gibson about how he uses case studies with his students to foster community within his classroom. 

Modifying BioInteractive Resources for an Anatomy and Physiology Course

If you teach Anatomy and Physiology, and want to hear about how to incorporate BioInteractive resources into a variety of units, check out this article from Davenport University professor Melissa Haswell on how she uses BioInteractive’s lactase resources with her nursing students.

Using Argument-Driven Inquiry (ADI) with HHMI BioInteractive Resources

Students may love to argue, but having students engage in scientific argumentation takes planning and structure. In this blog post, Florida educator Scott Sowell discusses how he uses argument-driven inquiry with his students so that they can begin to see themselves as scientists.

Using BioInteractive Resources Across A Semester Ecology Course

If you're interested in using BioInteractive resources to structure an entire course, check out this  article from Northwestern Connecticut Community College professor Tara Jo Holmberg in which outlines how she sequences her ecology course using BioInteractive resources.

Using BioInteractive to Generate Assessment Items

Interested in how to embed assessments into your instruction? In this blog post, hear from Wisconsin educator Amy Fassler as she discusses how she embeds formative assessments in a lesson sequence about trophic cascades, including an example claim-evidence-reasoning task.

Combining and Customizing BioInteractive Coral Bleaching Resources

Interested in expanding how you use authentic data with your students? Check out this article from University of Richmond professor Kristine Grayson, who discusses how she combines and customizes BioInteractive’s coral bleaching resources to give students experience selecting, plotting, and inter

Stopping Mosquito-Borne Disease Click & Learn

Amy Fassler explains how she uses BioInteractive's Stopping Mosquito-Borne Disease Click & Learn to introduce the topic of emerging infectious disease in her AP® Environmental Science course.

Fruit Fly Courtship

Cindy Gay presents BioInteractive's short video clip demonstrating the fruit fly courtship dance and its role in selection. She describes how she uses the clip in her AP® Biology curriculum, and how it connects to topics ranging from animal behavior to sympatric speciation.

Coral Bleaching

Scott Sowell describes how he uses the coral bleaching animation and activity to teach his ecology students about the effects of global warming, while also integrating math and graphing skills into his lesson.

The Guide

David Hong describes how he uses the short film The Guide with his AP® Environmental Science students to introduce the topic of conservation biology and challenges faced by nature reserves, such as Gorongosa National Park.