There is a rich body of literature on research investigating evolution using dogs as a general example and studies specifically investigating canine evolution. In this Educator Voices video, Phil Gibson discusses how he uses BioInteractive's dog genomics resources with his students.
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 Taylor University professor 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.
This activity builds on information presented in the short film Genes as Medicine. Students interpret actual pedigrees to determine the inheritance pattern of Leber congenital amaurosis (LCA), an inherited form of blindness.
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.