The Differentiated FlipAs a teacher, you know that differentiating instruction is important and flipping your classroom can be effective. New Jersey teacher Jennifer Kaltenbach shares her strategy for combining both approaches. “Each year I see improved results,” she says. View »
How Animals Survive Over WinterWe humans survive cold winter temperatures with hats, coats, and gloves or by staying indoors. But other organisms have developed different ways to deal with frigid weather. Add relevance to your students’ study of homeostasis with this article about animal behavior during winter. View »
Why Use Twig?Hear why this teacher and her colleagues enjoy using Twig videos along with the support materials. View »
Halobacteria: The Taxonomy of Halophilic ArchaeaThis article examines the taxonomy of extremely halophilic Archaea, where the order, family, and even a genus designation have become obsolete, and the naming and renaming of certain species has led to much confusion in the scientific community. View »
Halobacteria: Making Microbiology ManageableHalobacteria is studied for its tolerance of multiple environmental stressors and for its potential applications in biotechnology. This nonpathogenic microbe is now available for use in your classroom and laboratory. View »
Evolution and Antibacterial ResistanceBacteria can adapt to environmental changes and develop resistance to drugs that were once toxic to them. This discussion of antibacterial resistance can help you explain the basics to your students and suggests 2 kits for further inquiry. View »
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