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.
This animation shows how mutations in an ion channel protein lead to the genetic disease cystic fibrosis. The animation also discusses how research on this protein has been used to develop treatments for the disease.
In this blog post, hear how North Carolina educator Robin Bulleri uses BioInteractive materials in Spanish to support her English Learner students and how she structures her classes to empower her students to learn both academic and technical vocabulary.
Want a simple but effective strategy for helping students interpret graphs? Check out this blog post by Pennsylvania educator Robert Cooper, who unpacks how to teach students to interpret complex data figures, such as those used in BioInteractive’s Data Points.
Mary Wuerth explains how she uses the BCR-ABL Click & Learn to teach the importance of protein structure in understanding how proteins work, and how scientists use that knowledge to design drugs to fight cancer.