Tag Archives: Cells

A Cheap and Wonderful Way to Use Bananas in Lab

I’d like to report on another great idea from a recent issue of The American Biology Teacher. This time it’s from the October 2015 issue. Dawn A. Tamarkin from Springfield Technical Community College wrote a wonderful article called “Exploring Carbohydrates … Continue reading

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Milk, Food Coloring, and Detergent: An Active Learning Activity

In searching for quick science videos I stumbled across the Sick Science! YouTube channel. The videos posted there are short and to the point, they are of very high quality, and they show how to do a wide variety of … Continue reading

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Engaged Learning with Fakebook

Have you ever heard of Fakebook? It is a neat site that allows you to make a fake, Facebook-like page about anything you’d like. Then you can add pictures, profile information, comments, and friends. When I stumbled upon this site … Continue reading

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