Category Archives: Science in art

Inhabiting the Anthropocene: Art Meets Biology

This week I had to opportunity to contribute to a great blog called Inhabiting the Anthropocene. My friend and colleague Zev Trachtenberg hosts the blog site, which is “dedicated to exploring the intellectual and ethical challenges raised by the Anthropocene” … Continue reading

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Active Learning Using “Preserving Biodiversity” Infographics

A guest post by Matt Taylor As I mentioned in a couple of previous posts, I spent some of my free time this summer developing graphics on the topic preserving biodiversity. I have now completed eight graphics, as well as … Continue reading

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Preserving Biodiversity Infographics: Endangered Taxa and the Effects of Pollution

A guest post by Matt Taylor A couple weeks ago, I wrote a blog post introducing the Preserving Biodiversity Infographics that I’m developing this summer. All of these graphics accompany the content in the Preserving Biodiversity chapter of Hoefnagels Biology textbooks. … Continue reading

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Using Graphics to Teach: Introducing “Preserving Biodiversity Infographics”

A guest post by Matt Taylor I am taking a graphic design class this summer as part of my Master’s in Educational Technology program at Boise State University. The project-based course is teaching me to create graphics for education. Mine … Continue reading

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Patterns in Structure and Function: An Active Learning Activity

I recently saw a lovely video that has nothing to do with biology. It is a time-lapse video of an artist jolting a plywood board with 15,000 volts of electricity. The accompanying text on an EarthSky blog page concisely connects … Continue reading

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