• 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]

  • 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]

  • 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]

  • COVID-19 the Great Pandemic of 2020 – A comprehensive online curriculum designed for second level high school biology students Grades 10-12
    Lesson Plans and Curricular Materials (Print, PDF) - https://sites.tufts.edu/ctse/great-diseases/covid-19/

    ‘COVID-19, the great pandemic of 2020’ is a comprehensive journey into how scientists are learning about the virus, the disease, epidemiology and vaccines, and how what they learn is impacting public health policy in real time. It is designed for… [More]

  • Design Squad
    Interactive Resources - https://pbskids.org/designsquad/

    Designed to show kids that engineering is active, fun, and collaborative, “Design Squad” brings together eight high schoolers, working together in two groups of four, to tackle engineering projects for actual clients. On each episode, the teams have two days… [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]

  • Earth Observing Dashboard (NASA)
    Interactive Resources - https://eodashboard.org/

    The Earth Observing Dashboard is a free interactive tool that allows the user to look at the short- and long-term impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on air quality, greenhouse gases, water quality, light levels, population, and production of goods such… [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]

  • Grades 9-12 STEM-at-Home Activities
    Lesson Plans and Curricular Materials (Print, PDF) - http://bioedonline.org/stem-home-activities/grades-9-12/

    High school students are beginning to investigate many topics in depth online and through their courses. Choose from a variety of engaging learning experiences like easy reading materials that break down difficult complex concepts, career explorations, experiments, and a rescue… [More]