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Biology is the science of life or living matter in all its forms and phenomena, especially with reference to origin, growth, reproduction, structure, and behavior.

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PLU: Using the Putting the Pieces Together Instructional Routine

In this module, educators will be introduced to the four elements of the Putting the Pieces Together (PT2) Instructional Routine. In the Putting the P...


Web Seminar

Science Update: Making Climate Science Matter: Expanding the Use and Reach of the Fifth National Climate Assessment, May 2, 2024

Join us on Thursday, May 2, 2024, from 7:00 to 8:00 PM ET, to learn about the fifth National Climate Assessment (NCA5) report....


Reports Article

Freebies and Opportunities for Science and STEM Teachers, February 6, 2024

Journal Article

Co-Development of a Museum-Based Scientist-Teacher Partnership

Scientist-led K-12 outreach offers many benefits to scientists, teachers, and students. However, according to recent research, many of these programs ...


Journal Article

Concentrating on Cross-Disciplinary Connections: Using reaction rates to help students make connections between chemistry and biology.

Too often, science courses (e.g, biology, chemistry, and physics) are disconnected from one another. When this happens, students often don’t see ho...


Journal Article

Multiple Representations and Multiple Expressions: Simulating Enzymatic Reactions to Showcase Learning

The purpose of this article is to describe a lesson aimed at teaching students the function of enzymes in order to obtain mastery of NGSS Standard HS-...


Journal Article

Using Photo-journals to Support Real-World Connections to Classroom Content

Many teachers are asked by their students how the science content they are learning in class matters in the "real world." Although these connections m...


Journal Article

Conceptual and Mathematical Evolutionary Fitness models

Biological evolutionary models have become popular tools for inquiry. Models can help expose complex systems and guide experimentation. Not all resear...


Journal Article

Engaging Students in Waste-to-Energy Research Using Model Biodigesters

Anaerobic digestion (AD) is a natural process whereby microorganisms break down organic material in the absence of oxygen. Biodigesters (sealed tanks ...


Journal Article

Bugging Out with Bugscope

Looking for something REALLY exciting, creepy-crawly, accessible and pertains to phenomenon-based/ storyline-based NGSS? Bugscope is a free educationa...


Journal Article

Tab-meta key: a model for exam review

Traditional exam reviews are passive and face many challenges to prepare students for exams. In this study, we proposed the “Tab-meta key”...


Journal Article

"Signs, Signs, Everywhere the Signs": Interpretive Trail Signage for Biodiversity Education

Postsecondary science faculty face challenges in balancing the engagement of undergraduates while concomitantly ensuring knowledge is gained and retai...

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