National Park Week

National Park Week

April 19-27 is National Park Week! Today, there are nearly 400 areas, including 58 fully designated national parks, under the U.S. National Park Service. America’s national parks exist to preserve nature and comprise many types of environments, including volcanoes, glaciers, sand...
Preparing for the NSTA National Conference

Preparing for the NSTA National Conference

The 2014 NSTA National Conference begins Thursday, April 3 in Boston. The conference is an excellent opportunity to explore ideas and practices that enhance science education and meet Next Generation Science Standards. The Carolina Biological team will be there offering a full range of...
Tigtag in the Classroom

Tigtag in the Classroom

The beginning of spring is the perfect time to introduce students to seed germination and plant growth experiments! Try this teacher tip from Jennifer Munoz, a science specialist, who uses Tigtag – our complete online resource for teaching elementary science – to introduce these...
Teacher Tips: Introducing Chromosomes in the Classroom

Teacher Tips: Introducing Chromosomes in the Classroom

This teacher tip comes from Cindy Ruduloph, a secondary science specialist who uses our Karyotyping with Magnetic Chromosomes Kit to introduce her students to the concepts of human cytogenetics and chromosomal basis of certain diseases. “This kit continues to be one of my favorite...
The Science of National Heart Month

The Science of National Heart Month

February is National Heart Month! Did you know that the human heart beats about 100,000 times per day, 35 million times per year and 2.5 billion times during an average lifetime? Celebrate this extraordinary organ with our collection of interactive classroom activities designed to teach...
That “Aha” Moment!

That “Aha” Moment!

This week, we’re sharing more of our Facebook followers’ most memorable teaching experiences. Back in December, we asked teachers to share a time they saw a student grasp a concept they were struggling with. Check out the great responses we received!   Answers: “While teaching...