Biology

Interactive Simulations + CER = Effective Biology Class

Led by Christopher Resch and Glen Stuart Are your students having trouble articulating the evidence and reasoning behind sex-linked genes?  There is a simulation for that! 

The Science of Sustainability: Modeling NGSS Strategies for Teaching Climate Change

In this workshop, explore student-centered strategies for exploring the complexity of climate change as well as potential solutions within the NGSS framework.

Inheritance: A Case study in Biological Modeling

A workshop centered on utilizing biological simulations along with a discussion of how you can implement CER as a standardized way of communicating and assessing student understanding.

Makerspace Fundamentals: How to Integrate Makerspaces into Your Curriculum

This workshop will explore a common question many teachers are facing: How do I effectively use an existing or new Makerspace lab, while also providing student-centered instruction that meets state standards?

Explore with Vernier

join us in the Vernier laboratory for a three-hour exploration of the latest and greatest in probeware and data-collection technology, including our new Go Direct™ wireless sensors, and other new products just released!

Energize the energy story! A new way to think about energy in the biology classroom

This workshop will explore key methods to help students understand how energy, a key cross-cutting concept in the Next Generation Science Standards, can be represented by the unified idea of energy storage and transfer in the biological world.