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Lesson plan and hands-on lab help students compare prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells

November 10, 2016

Cell Snap, by Odra Noel. Wellcome Images, CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 Summer Ventures in Science and Mathematics is a no-cost, state-funded…


NCSSM instructor’s animation stresses the importance of vaccination and herd immunity

October 27, 2016

Speak to Amanda Martyn about the new epidemiology online course she helped develop, and she’ll almost certainly turn the topic…


Forensic instructors can now create randomized case studies with a deck of playing cards

September 26, 2016

While schools may sometimes have skeletons in their closets, they are rarely the kind a forensic anthropologist is looking for.…


More Top STEM YouTube Channels

September 16, 2016

In a previous article, we listed the top five most popular STEM YouTube channels. Quality educational content on YouTube can…


Classroom technology integration is about more than replacing paper with a screen

September 12, 2016

Photo by Brad Flickinger. CC BY 2.0 Several of us from NCSSM attended Elon University’s Teaching and Learning Conference. If…


Stop-motion and storytelling: one NCSSM math instructor uses creativity to teach a tricky concept

August 2, 2016

Poor, poor Sad Sack Sometimes, there’s nothing like using a good story to teach a difficult to understand concept. In…