Make a Dichotomous Key WITH your Students!

Students sometimes struggle to make a dichotomous key on their own. Creating one together as a class can be very helpful. This activity takes the fun one step further by actually using classmates as the subject of the Key itself! 

Students sometimes struggle to make a dichotomous key on their own. Creating one together as a class can be very helpful. This activity takes the fun one step further by actually using classmates as the subject of the Key itself! 

Evolution and Speciation Activity for High School

This is a super fun speciation activity that has really helped my students understand the roles of random mutation and geographic isolation. The set up is simple and low prep, giving students a hands-on experience that they will remember!

This is a super fun speciation activity that has really helped my students understand the roles of random mutation and geographic isolation. The set up is simple and low prep, giving students a hands-on experience that they will remember!

AP Biology Exam Review Packet 2022

This AP Biology review packet covers every Topic, one at a time, for all eight Units. Questions are mostly open ended, asking students to make connections, predict outcomes, describe processes, label diagrams, and draw models. No fluff, no wasted space, no wasted time.

This AP Biology review packet covers every Topic, one at a time, for all eight Units. Questions are mostly open ended, asking students to make connections, predict outcomes, describe processes, label diagrams, and draw models. No fluff, no wasted space, no wasted time.

Make the Cell Membrane: A Hands-On Experience!

Give your students the experience of making the Cell Membrane! This hands-on approach has really helped my kids understand the structure of the cell membrane, the function of transport proteins, and the types of membrane transport!

Give your students the experience of making the Cell Membrane! This hands-on approach has really helped my kids understand the structure of the cell membrane, the function of transport proteins, and the types of membrane transport!

Six Best FREE Interactive Biology Websites (that don’t use flash!)

Six best interactive biology websites without flash player!

If you are like me, you have spent hours trying out interactive biology websites, only to get frustrated and overwhelmed.

And then we lost Flash! That was a huge blow to me, and to science teachers all over the world! Compiled here are six of the best interactive biology websites that DON’T use flash, and are FREE!

Review the Cell With This Easy & Unusual Activity!

Give your students the experience of making the Cell Membrane! This hands-on approach has really helped my kids understand the structure of the cell membrane, the function of transport proteins, and the types of membrane transport!

Looking for a fun way to review the Cell? This activity combines creativity, competition, and collaboration – your class will love it! The goal is for students to make analogies between the parts of the cell and the very random objects I have give them.  BONUS: post includes idea for making this into a digital […]