This inquiry based, PBL piece from Lab207 was written for an AP Biology class. I was short on time and was not going to be able to cover viruses, genetic technology, and gene regulation. In response I wrote this project that puts students in the shoes of an HIV researcher and asks them to investigat
This is a set of 15 fill-in-the-blank questions that encourages students to listen carefully to the NPR "Talk of the Nation" report on the Balloon Boy hoax of 2009. Here's the link:
'Balloon Boy' Just One Of Many Media Hoaxe
Questions for the Cannibalism at Jamestown Episode of Stuff You Missed In History Class Podcast.
Listen to the podcast ahead of time to decide if it's appropriate for your class. There are some primary source descriptions that are a little gory.
This is a 3-page PDF note guide to accompany the 11-slide PowerPoint presentation and free prezi that is available through the link below. The content is for a Forensic Science course as an introduction to the steps that need to be taken by forensic investigators when determining cause of death and
Plug & Play Forensics - Complete Ballistics Unit
Take your classroom to the next level with this complete unit on forensic ballistics. Whether you have a paperless classroom or just a projector and a copy machine, this unit is for you! You will save HOURS of prep time becau
Related PowerPoint available FREE when purchasing this product! Identify a body in a morgue using a series of forensic science techniques including: fingerprinting, dental records, skull data, blood type, bone lengths, health problems, DNA fingerprinting.
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TED Talk Viewer Guide: Can we eat to starve cancer?
Follow William Li in this 20 minute video where he discusses the effects of a particular diet on cancer. This listening guide is great for homework, in class or substitute plans. You can use this for your advanced biology course, anatomy class or
In this video, which is a supplement to my Chromotography Lab, I walk through the process of taking 8 seemingly identical black water based markers, and through a process called chromotography, separate the inks in the markers into their individual chemicals, showing that they are indeed, NOT ident
I have put together some slides from the photographs I have taken at Body Worlds. This is a great way for students to see real human organs and discuss their function, how we can keep them healthy, and have a better understanding of themselves as humans!
This is such a popular introduction that I p
This Cornell-style worksheet goes with the documentary series, "Naked Science - Bullets." It consists of 26 teacher-made questions that follow along with the 50 minute video available on YouTube (and many other sites). Link provided in file. It was created for a high school Fo
This worksheet takes the transcript from Act 1 of This American Life's Episode #164: Crime Scene, and embeds questions for students to answer as they listen independently or as a class! This lesson focuses on crime scene observation and evidence collection.