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Mitosis Explored - SimBio's new tutorial

“I Prefer Mice And Talking Cats.”

If you want your students to remember the stages of mitosis, the above mnemonic device would probably be useful. But does rote memorization of the stages of mitosis really help students

Learning to use ecological models

Last week we announced Patchy Prairies, our latest SimBio Virtual Lab. Those of you who used our Corridors, Stepping Stones, and Butterflies lab in EcoBeaker will recognize the storyline in Patchy Prairies - you have money to restore habitat for an endangered

Education and equity - which goal comes first?

A tiny northern European country half above the arctic circle has become the latest fad in the what-should-we-do-to-fix-American-schools conversation. The country of Finland achieved this status by consistently scoring as one of the top countries

Fun evolution stories

One of the joys of going to meetings is browsing new science books in the exhibit hall. At the ESA meeting earlier this month, one book I found was In The Light of Evolution, which I ended up reading the whole way home and am still picking up many nights.

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  • SSE
    June 23-27, 2017
    Portland, OR
  • WCSE
    July 5-7, 2017
    London, Ontario (CA)
  • ASMCUE
    July 27-30, 2017
    Denver, CO
  • ESA
    August 6-11, 2017
    Portland, OR
  • ACUBE
    October 20-21, 2017
    Columbia, SC
  • NABT
    November 9-12, 2017
    St. Louis, MO
  • ASCB
    December 2-6, 2017
    Philadelphia, PA