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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.

BioInteractive in a Bilingual Classroom

Hear from Paulina Trigo, who teaches in Mexico, about how she uses BioInteractive resources in English and Spanish to help Spanish-speaking students succeed in a class taught in English, as well as in promoting cultural empathy. 

Mass Extinctions - And Then What?

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.

Taking the Plunge: A New BioInteractive Site

We heard from you that you wanted to be able to save favorite resources, find connected content more easily, create sequences of resources that you use year after year — and that you needed a better browsing and search experience.

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. 

Asking Scientific Questions

Students often come to Duke professor Brian Silliman’s class feeling like asking scientific questions is reserved for a select few. In this video blog post, see how he uses the Asking Questions activity with his students to help them generate and refine their scientific questions.

Claim-Evidence-Reasoning and the Wallace Line

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.

Selection for Tuskless Elephants

In this video blog post, hear from higher ed instructor Kaitlin Bonner about how she uses a publicly available data set, along with BioInteractive’s elephant resources, to have her students investigate data. 

NGSS Storylines

This video features three Chicago-area educators describing how they integrated BioInteractive resources into coherent storyline units built around engaging, real world phenomena that incorporate multiple NGSS performance expectations — including a link to the storylines they’ve written.