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Winogradsky Column: Microbial Ecology in a Bottle

This interactive module consists of a virtual Winogradsky column, which can be used to explore the diversity of microbes, microbial metabolic strategies, and geochemical gradients found in sediments.

Using BioInteractive Resources Across A Semester Ecology Course

How could you use BioInteractive resources to structure an entire course? In this blog post, higher ed instructor Tara Jo Holmberg outlines how she sequences her ecology course using BioInteractive resources, with a particular focus on the connections between evolution and ecology.

Fungi Live Large at the Poles

When scientists began researching how to preserve rotting historical relics in Antarctica, they discovered a new world of fungi critical to Antarctica’s polar ecosystem.

The Jaguar Is Made for the Age of Humans

A writer comes face-to-face with the cat deep in the Amazon jungle and left with a new understanding of its surprising resilience to poaching and habitat loss.

Age Structure of Ebola Outbreaks

This activity guides the analysis of a published scientific figure from a study that investigated demographic patterns in Ebola outbreaks from the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Mapping the Darién Gap

This video describes how indigenous communities from the tropical rainforest of Darién, Panama, use drones to map their lands. The communities use these maps to protect their territories from outside incursions and to design sustainable land-use plans.

Spreadsheet Tutorials

Takisha Reece describes how her students use BioInteractive's spreadsheet tutorials to learn how to use spreadsheet applications for data analysis and statistics.

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.