In order to develop complex scientific explanations, students need to have many opportunities to grapple with a concept. In this Educator Voices article, hear how Amy Fassler uses a sequence of resources in a process called “curriculum spiraling.”
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.
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.
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.
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.
In this video, biologist Ken Dial demonstrates that birds use their wings for more than just flying, which may help us understand how dinosaurs used their small wing-like limbs before the evolution of flight.