In this article, see a learning sequence where students explore symbiotic relationships and cell communication in bacteria (quorum sensing) by connecting their prior knowledge regarding ocean ecosystems to their understanding of symbiotic relationships.
A storyline is a sequence of lessons that has an anchoring phenomenon: something that makes the student notice and wonder and inspires their natural curiosity to ask questions about what may be causing this phenomenon.
The COVID-19 pandemic has spotlighted the importance of having a scientifically literate public. In this article, Pennsylvania educator Bob Cooper unpacks how to utilize BioInteractive's suite of infectious disease resources to teach students scientific literacy.
Online courses may mean rethinking learning outcomes for your students. In this Educator Voices article, see how Phil Gibson is revising his learning outcomes and approach to assessments for his classes.
In this Educator Voices video, Alexandra Fairfield explains how she incorporated the BioInteractive Winogradsky Column resources into her courses to have her students learn about microbial life and work collaboratively.
In this article, Tara Jo Holmberg, a professor at Northwestern Connecticut Community College, discusses how she's restructured her the beginning of her courses to have students engage in scientific thinking and collaboration.
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.