Click on this image or this link to Dragonflywoman’s blog to learn how to preserve insects in hand sanitizer….what a cool way to prepare insect specimens for the classroom. http://dragonflywoman.wordpress.com/2011/02/21/hand-sanitizer-preservation/ BTW, you’ll find a lot of great insect resources on her web site. I think you’ll be impressed.
We lost a great biology educator, Kim Foglia on Jan. 4th, 2011 after a long, dignified and courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. Back in 2009 a number of AP Biology teachers got together and worked hard to establish an award from NABT, sponsored by Pearson, Benjamin Cummings, recognizing Kim’s unprecedented contributions to the AP Biology teaching commu […]
All right, I confess. I love cooking shows. I can’t resist them. As I enjoy cooking myself, I find it inspiring to watch well trained and creative food gurus work their magic. How exactly do they hold the knife? In their estimation, how much is a “handful”? What pots, pans, and kitchen gadgets do they […]
On Friday, at the National Assocation of Biology Teachers meeting in Minneapolis, I gave a workshop on Participatory Media. The session was designed to introduce teachers to participatory media tools through the concept of student projects. That is, what are students in biology courses across the country, doing with these new web 2.0 tools? In […]
For those of you attending the NABT conference in Minneapolis this year, you might have noticed this card (above) in your bag of goodies from the registration booth. The card urged anyone posting content related to the conference to add the identifying “hashtag” #NABT10 to their postings. A hastag is a short character string, preceded […]