This group is for those who teach introductory biology courses typically taken by high school students their freshman or sophomore year.
Latest Activity: Feb 23
Hi everyone. I've been asked to revamp our science fair protocol and planning for the science department at my high school. So, if anyone has a copy of their science fair handbook, calendar, etc.…Continue
Started by Rob Yeomans. Last reply by Dawn Schwertner Walker Jan 9.
The major challenge for my team of 4 bio teachers is what to include in our year-long freshmen course. I teach at an academically challenging school but the caliber (and work ethic) of our students…Continue
Started by J. Gudelsky. Last reply by Jon Freer Aug 24, 2011.
Last week before spring break we started our unit on plants in 9th Biology. Some students love plants, others find them boring, and others are in the middle. So I was trying to figure out a way to…Continue
Started by Debra Garcia. Last reply by Kate D. Holland Apr 6, 2010.
Started by malcolm chrystal. Last reply by Kate D. Holland Apr 6, 2010.
I am wondering how other biology I teachers prepare for the end of instruction test. What types of resources (if any) are used and how. I go through the curriculum quickly, finishing about 8 weeks…Continue
Started by Shelly Ferguson. Last reply by Jen Jan 2, 2010.
Share your favorite labs/activities to do on Halloween.I used to do Gak (Corn Starch and Water) for middle school kids. That was pretty fun and we could talk about changes of state.For Biology I do…Continue
Started by Colin Matheson. Last reply by Colin Matheson Oct 30, 2009.
How much preparation can you accomplish with your intro students in getting them ready for possibly taking the AP course at a later date? Does it depend on the kind of class? Do you offer honors…Continue
Started by Mike Pilliod. Last reply by Jen May 22, 2009.