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Grades 912. Cogent Education’s Interactive Cases™ provide captivating scenarios that allow students to explore a science career, interact with the molecular world, and solve real-world problems. Designed by scientists and proven to help students learn difficult biological concepts through inquiry and problem solving. Choose 10 of 15 available Biology Interactive Cases™. This 12-month academic year license for 1 class period begins July 1 of the current year and ends June 30 of the following year.
Grades 9-12. Cogent Education's Interactive Cases™ provide captivating scenarios that allow students to explore a career in science, interact with the molecular world, and solve real-world problems. They are designed by scientists and proven to help students learn difficult biological concepts through inquiry and problem solving.. This 12-month academic year license for 1 class period begins July 1 of the current year and ends June 30 of the following year.
Enable Your Students to Explore the Molecular World
Cogent Education is dedicated to improving science education and assisting teachers by creating interactive worlds in which students learn difficult biological concepts through inquiry and problem solving. Funded by the National Institutes of Health and the National Science Foundation, Cogent Education’s Interactive Cases™ were designed by scientists and created by programmers, game designers, and artists to give students opportunities to act like real scientists.
Provide Interest and Relevance Through Interactive Cases™
To make science, and particularly STEM careers, exciting for students, Cogent Education’s virtual environments allow students to explore the molecular world in ways that are not possible through traditional methods. Each Interactive Case™ provides a captivating real-world scenario, making science relevant to the real world. Students solve problems by making observations, collecting and analyzing data, forming and testing hypotheses, and communicating their findings.
Get Real-Time Data on Critical-Thinking Skills
Through Cogent Education’s skills and assessments-based learning environment, teachers receive real-time formative assessment. This allows them to see how their students are thinking and to identify pain points for each student and intervene immediately where needed. The easy-to-use heat map allows teachers to quickly identify concepts and critical-thinking skills that a student, a group of students, or an entire class may have trouble mastering.
Addressing the Most Challenging Concepts in Biology
Cogent Education’s Interactive Case™ topics address the most challenging concepts in biology (based on the consensus of 135 high school biology teachers). Case topics include: the nitrogen cycle, diffusion, osmosis, filtration (homeostasis), photosynthesis, cell respiration, membrane transport, membrane potential, action potentials, synaptic transmission, meiosis, protein synthesis, evolution, enzymes, and cell signaling.
Sold as a Class License
Cogent Education’s Interactive Cases™ are sold as a 12-month class license. The 12-month academic year class license begins July 1 of the current year and ends June 30 of the following year. A class is defined as a single seating of up to 40 students during 1 time period. For example, an introductory biology class that meets with 32 students at 9:30-10:30 would be considered a class. Activation of the software is subject to the license agreement provided with the software. Software may be purchased ahead of time to meet the budgetary requirements of the institution.
Anytime, Anywhere Learning
The software used by students may be downloaded on as many school devices as deemed necessary by the school to adequately meet the needs of the students and their teachers. These students may also download and use their teacher-selected Interactive Case™ at home on as many devices as necessary to access the software for learning.
|Computer System Requirements||Computers: Windows® 7 or later, 2 GB memory, 400 MB storage (per application); Apple® OS 10.7 or later, 2 GB memory, 400 MB storage (per application). Tablets: Apple® iPad® 3 or later, 200 MB storage (per application); Google® Android™ 4.4 or later, 200 MB storage (per application). All require Internet access, and a keyboard is recommended|