Is Bloom’s Taxonomy responsible for the severe decline in UK students’ knowledge of field biology skills?
Mnemonics produce the highest retention rates of species identification.
Some good stuff in the recent edition of CBE Life Sciences Education.
The September issue of CBE—Life Sciences Education is a Special Focus edition on plant science education: Plant Behavior. CBE Life Sci Educ September 2, 2014 13:363–368; doi:10.1187/cbe.14–06–0100 Plants are a huge and diverse group of organisms…
The Journey of a Gene is a new website at UNL-Nebraska that teaches the basics of genetic engineering. There’s a combination of videos, some from YouTube and some specifically made as well as some interactive sections. The…
Early learners’ reasoning about seed structure and function.
How to make plants stick in the mind.
The What a Plant Knows MOOC comes as a refreshing change.
What a Plant Knows — free online course
This demo from Science and Plants for Schools demonstrates a quick and easy plant practical for biology labs.