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Bioluminescence: combining biology, chemistry, and bionics

Integrate key principles from biology, chemistry, and engineering with a set of experiments based on bioluminescence.

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How to understand a COVID-19 test result

A negative result from a medical test means you definitely don’t have the condition, right? Wrong: it depends on the false negative rate of the test and on your individual risk.

       

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Simulating the effect of the solar wind

​The smooth operation of communications satellites can be influenced by solar weather. Mimic this effect on a smaller scale in the classroom with a simple demonstration.

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A chromosome walk

Stroll through biological databases: Walking on chromosomes is a CusMiBio project that teaches students how to explore biological databases and extract basic information about human genes. It is a collaborative activity based on working together and sharing discoveries.

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Inclusive lesson plans using the NinU grid

The idea of ‘science for all’ can only be accomplished when we recognize the need to embrace diversity, reduce barriers, and enable participation in the science classroom.

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The reign of the dinosaurs ended in spring

The asteroid that killed the dinosaurs struck Earth during springtime. Scientists have determined this by analyzing the remains of fish that died directly after the impact.



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