Would you like to incorporate more plant experiments for your Biology lesson plans? Not sure how plant labs fit into your course standards? We’ve got some great plant lab ideas for you and will help you see how they can align with the Next Generation High School Life Science Standards*.
Even if the days of online schooling are over for many of us, there are benefits to having a list of virtual anatomy labs and resources in your back pocket. In the Anatomy & Physiology Classroom, online resources are great for: We have gathered a list of quality virtual anatomy
Winter is the perfect time of year for engaging protein synthesis activities to bring some life back to your Biology classroom! Since many Biology teachers traditionally hit DNA and protein synthesis near the holidays, we wanted to share a few protein synthesis resources that are sure to engage your students.
What better way to learn about life’s mysteries than through exciting and fun biology experiments? High school is the perfect time to delve deeper into the world of biology, and I’ve gathered seven fun and educational experiments that will ignite your students’ curiosity and make biology come alive. So, roll
The lab portion of a high school Anatomy and Physiology course provides abundant opportunities for hands-on, engaging learning. Lab activities help make content more meaningful, and students generally enjoy doing them. If you are looking for new labs to incorporate into your course, here are 5 of our favorite types
So you’ve just started your year and you need to review some basic science processes. Although the scientific method is something best to incorporate throughout your other topics, starting a course with some engaging scientific method experiments is an easy way to practice inquiry learning and hands-on activities. Using open-ended
It’s back-to-school season and your administrator just announced you’ll be teaching Anatomy and Physiology. You know this class should have lots of lab activities and hands-on lessons, but where should you start? Here is a list of supplies and equipment traditionally used for an Anatomy and Physiology course: I know
Many middle school and high school science classes include dissection lab studies for a variety of animal and/or organ dissections. They can be included in a discussion of human body systems or as an exploration of comparative anatomy during a unit on animal classification. Dissections labs can be intimidating for
Do you struggle to make your cellular energy unit engaging for students? I have, too! Photosynthesis and cellular respiration lab experiments can be tough to create because these cellular energy concepts are abstract and can be difficult for students to understand. Rather than just drilling them on molecular pathways and
I’m not sure that any high school teacher would say she loves having students write science lab reports. It’s often a lot like getting your kids to eat their vegetables- you know it’s good for them, but what a struggle to get them to do it! And grading lab reports
Typical anatomy labs are often dissections or other hands-on lab experiences. Perhaps that’s one reason the study of microscopic anatomy (called histology) is often overlooked in the high school anatomy classroom. Medical professionals understand that histology is essential to our understanding of how the body functions and provides critical data
I’ve been teaching high school science for over 20 years and a number of those have been as a homeschool science educator. Over the years, I’ve heard questions repeated from homeschooling parents regularly: “High schools near me don’t even do real labs anymore. They’re all virtual. Why should I spend