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Focusing on Metacognition in Undergraduate Classes

In this Educator Voices article from higher ed instructor 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. 

Using an Amylase Activity to Introduce Statistics

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. 

Teaching the Principles of Science Ethics with HHMI BioInteractive

What are scientific ethics? And how do they relate to science as a process? In this article, higher ed instructor Melissa Haswell discusses how she developed a scientific ethics course in which students considered implications that scientific work can have on public policy implementation.

Using Case Studies with Large Classes

Case studies are powerful tools for teaching. In this blog post, hear from higher ed instructor Phil Gibson about how he uses case studies with his students to foster community within his classroom. 

Storylining and Genetic Medicine

Interested in how to use storylines with your students? Check out this blog post from Oregon educator Kate Fisher on how she implemented a storyline about genetic medicine with her students.

Regulation of the Lactase Gene

Fred Wasserman describes how he uses the BioInteractive Regulation of the Lactase Gene Click & Learn activity with his Intro Bio university students. He uses it as a clear-cut example of how humans have evolved.

Sequencing HHMI BioInteractive Cancer Resources

Why don’t we have a cure for cancer? In this blog post, higher ed instructor Holly Basta discusses how she sequences BioInteractive cancer resources to get her students to think about big questions in how cell division is regulated — and how understanding regulation can guide drug design.