• Amazing Cells: Cell Size and Scale
    Interactive Resources - http://learn.genetics.utah.edu/content/cells/scale/

    An interactive content module lets the viewer compare the size of cells with other items through use of a visual sliding scale, from a 1 mm square down to a 340 pm carbon atom.* This module, “Cell Size and Scale”… [More]

  • Beanie Babies
    Lesson Plans and Curricular Materials (Print, PDF) - https://www.lifescitrc.org/resource.cfm?submissionID=8569

    The purpose of this activity is to identify the needs of plants for germination, growth, and survival. This inquiry activity was developed by a K-12 science teacher in the American Physiological Society’s 2005 Frontiers in Physiology Program. The NSES Standards… [More]

  • BioEd Online
    Lesson Plans and Curricular Materials (Print, PDF) - http://www.bioedonline.org/

    BioEd Online, the online educational resource for educators, students, and parents. BioEd Online utilizes state-of-the-art technology to give you instant access to reliable, cutting-edge information and educational tools for biology and related subjects. Our goal is to provide useful, accurate,… [More]

  • Biology, Homeostasis, and Type 2 Diabetes
    Interactive Resources - https://sites.google.com/uw.edu/gemnet-bio-t2d-curriculum/home

    This 5-lesson unit teaches biology concepts to high school students through the phenomenon of type 2 diabetes. The unit integrates Next Generation Science Standards and addresses both physical and social mechanisms that contribute to the growth of type 2 diabetes… [More]

  • Cells in Context
    Interactive Resources - https://teach.genetics.utah.edu/content/cells/#item2

    A set of online curriculum resources for exploring systems, organs, tissues, and cells and how they respond when pathogens invade. Includes interactives, videos, modeling activities, images of unusual cell types, card sorting activities, and a virtual microscope. Beautiful consistent art… [More]

  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
    Accurate Science Information/Content - https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-nCoV/index.html

    The CDC has a large site with many COVID-19 resources. They provide information on how to protect yourself from infection, what the symptoms of COVID-19 are, how to do a self-check for symptoms, who is at increased risk, knowing when… [More]

  • Colors of Nature
    Lesson Plans and Curricular Materials (Print, PDF) - http://www.colorsofnature.org/

    The Colors of Nature project blends art and science through programs for students, families, and educators. Through a number of different activities that reach different audiences, we aim to: Illustrate that science is a creative endeavor, and that science and art overlap… [More]

  • Cyberchase
    Interactive Resources - https://pbskids.org/cyberchase/

    Developed for kids in grades K-8 and packed with mystery, humor, and action, Cyberchase is a PBS video series and online website that delivers positive messages about math by teaching concepts in a fun way that kids can understand. Cyberchase… [More]

  • DNA Learning Center
    Interactive Resources - https://dnalc.cshl.edu/

    The mission of the DNA Learning Center is to prepare students and families to thrive in the gene age. We envision a day when all elementary students are exposed to principles of genetics and disease risk; when all high school… [More]

  • Environmental Influences Survey for Type 2 Diabetes
    Interactive Resources - https://atom814072.typeform.com/to/iTgK4V0p

    What is your environmental risk for type 2 diabetes? Take the survey and compare your score! In this 25-question quiz, participants rate their local built environment, their own food choices, their community resources and more to see how these factors… [More]

  • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
    Accurate Science Information/Content - https://www.epa.gov/coronavirus

    Resources EPA COVID-19 resources include information on disinfectants, drinking water safety, and wastewater safety. What is the EPA? The EPA is a federal agency whose mission is to protect human health and the environment by developing and enforcing regulations, providing… [More]

  • Ethics of Access: Vaccines and Insulin
    Interactive Resources - https://sites.google.com/uw.edu/ethics-of-access/home

    In this lesson, students explore how we decide who has access to health care resources in the face of conflicting choices. Written for direct student access through a Google Site, this lesson can be used for in-person, hybrid, or online… [More]

  • Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
    Accurate Science Information/Content - https://www.fda.gov/emergency-preparedness-and-response/counterterrorism-and-emerging-threats/coronavirus-disease-2019-covid-19

    The FDA offers videos, toolkits, resources to print/share, podcasts, and consumer articles on topics such as COVID-19 testing, donating blood and plasma after recovery from COVID-19, tips for grocery shopping, food access, using hand sanitizer, and whether pets get COVID…. [More]

  • GeoGebra
    Interactive Resources - https://www.geogebra.org/

    GeoGebra is dynamic mathematics software for all levels of education that brings together geometry, algebra, spreadsheets, graphing, statistics and calculus in one easy-to-use package. GeoGebra is a rapidly expanding community of millions of users located in just about every country…. [More]

  • Glucose Metabolism and Homeostasis Activity
    Interactive Resources - https://atom814072.typeform.com/to/mmrZI17u

    In this lesson, students learn about the feedback mechanisms that maintain blood glucose, insulin, and glucagon levels. Students also explore the interacting roles of liver, fat, muscle, and brain cell tissues. This activity is available for online or in-class use…. [More]