As teachers, we are always looking for tips to improve our practice in our classrooms. For high school science teachers, it can be hard to take the time to pause and be reflective on what we are doing and what we could improve. So here are 5 ideas for secondary biology teachers to use when teaching cells (organelles, transport, mitosis, and cancer) in their classrooms.
My students turned my whole classroom into a giant cell! Each group of students built an organelle (with a rough scale model in relation to the size of the classroom) and presented them to the class. I love this because it helps students really connect
5 Helpful Tips about Teaching Photosynthesis (formerly "5 Things to Know about Teaching Photosynthesis). Photosynthesis can be a difficult subject to teach. I've tried at least 3 different ways and these are the 5 tips I have to offer.
A FREE lab investigation of the macromolecules. This activity helps students understand the presence of these biological organic compounds in different foods that we eat, all done in the setting of a murder mystery. So fun for a biology or forensics class!
Biology Homework for the Whole Year: Save yourself tons of time with a single-sided page of homework for every concept, covering characteristics of life, cells, all the way through to genetics, evolution, and ecology. Science with Mrs. Lau