Hands-on Activities for Teaching Biology to High School or Middle School Students

Just some acitvity ideas! ---Hands-on Activities for Teaching Biology to High School or Middle School Students

5 must-use labs and activities for teaching natural selection and evolution!

Natural selection is one of my favorite topics to teach. Students enter the classroom with prior misconceptions and it's fun to have students figure out what natural selection and evolution really.

After the biochemistry unit, it’s pretty traditional to teach about cells next.  During my first year, I struggled teaching this unit, because it feels so full of details with seemingly very little connection to each other.  There is nothing worse than standing in front of a class and listing the organelle names and their …

My students turned my whole classroom into a giant cell! Each group of students built an organelle (with a rough scale model in relation to the size of the classroom) and presented them to the class. I love this because it helps students really connect

Hands-on Activities for Teaching Biology to High School or Middle School Students

Teaching resources modelled on the idea that students will learn best if they are actively engaged and if their activities are closely linked to understanding important biological concepts.

High school teacher Amy Brown offers 14 ideas for using task cards in high school biology. Bell ringers, games, test prep, extra credit, and more!

14 Ways to Use Task Cards in High School Biology

High school teacher Amy Brown offers 14 ideas for using task cards in high school biology. Bell ringers, games, test prep, extra credit, and more! - can definitely be used for Chem and Physics too!

A better way to teach cell division

One comment I frequently hear from biology teachers is "My students keep mixing up mitosis and meiosis." I had this problem for many years (the first 5 years of teaching to be exact). During my cells.

Non-Mendelian Inheritance - PowerPoint and Handouts Students will learn about non-Mendelian forms of inheritance, such as codominance, incomplete dominance, multiple alleles and polygenic inheritance as they watch a PowerPoint and complete Punnett Squares.

Non-Mendelian Inheritance

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