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Modeling plays a central role in simplifying, illustrating and explaining complex themes and invisible phenomena, like those in molecular genetics. We developed a hands-on exercise where students build a DNA model using common, household materials.
Education research says developing expertise in a subject is about making connections. Using humor, games and storytelling in teaching helps students make connections to the microbial sciences.
This series introduces fundamental concepts of evidence-based teaching to apply in the classroom or lab, as well as essential career development tips for undergraduate educators.