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Biology

No Frog? No Prob! A 3D Visual Guide to Frog Anatomy

There’s a reason frog dissection is the quintessential biology lab: examining frog anatomy teaches students about how organ systems function in complex organisms, drawing similarities between frog anatomy and their own.  If your classroom doesn’t ...
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Biology

Free Lesson Plan: Teaching Replication, Transcription, and Translation

DNA replication, transcription, and translation basics are an important part of any introductory biology course. Here’s a lesson plan instructors can ...
Biology

3 Creatures that Confused Darwin

When a 22-year-old Charles Darwin, fresh from studies at Cambridge, left on a voyage to circumnavigate the globe, nobody expected much. In fact, ...
Biology

Explore the Anatomy of Invertebrates with New Models!

To celebrate the new models released in Visible Biology this week, let’s look at invertebrate anatomy. Studying invertebrates is a great way to get ...
Anatomy & Physiology, Biology

Mitosis and Meiosis: What's the Difference?

Did you know that right now, inside your body, some of your cells are making copies of themselves? Don’t worry—that’s normal. Your cells need to make ...
Technology in Anatomy Education, Biology

10 Things Instructors and Students Love About Visible Biology

Instructors around the world can now use Visible Biology, a 3D visual guide to biological processes and concepts. Visible Biology is offered within ...
Biology

6 Evolution Myths—Debunked!

If there was a New York Times bestseller list in 1859, Charles Darwin might have made it with his groundbreaking book On the Origin of Species by ...
Biology

Four Ways to Teach DNA Structure with Visible Biology

DNA can be hard to understand because it’s difficult to visualize, but it’s important for students to understand the structure of DNA  so they have a ...
Biology

A Look Inside the Chloroplast: Organelle Components and Photosynthesis Basics

Open up your refrigerator—all the delicious things you see in there have either relied on photosynthesis or have eaten something that relies on ...
Pathology, Biology

Four Brilliant Black Scientists from the 20th Century

To celebrate Black History Month, let’s explore the stories of Marie M. Daly, Charles Richard Drew, Ernest Everett Just, and Jane C. Wright: four ...