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Remote Ready Biology Learning Activities

Remote Ready Biology Learning Activities has 50 remote-ready activities, which work for either your classroom or remote teaching.

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Brain and Behavior

Ambiguous Figures
Applied Neurobiology: The Brain and Education
Art Historian and the Neurobiologist
The Bipartite Brain
Blind spots
Blind spots, with applet
Brain Size and Evolution
The Brain's Images: Co-Constructing Reality and Self
Buddhist Meditation and Personal Construct Psychology
Comparative Brain Organization
Descartes' Error
Different Behaviors, Different Brains?
Exploring the Consciousness Problem
Free will?
Lateral Inhibition Networks
Lateral Inhibition Simulator
Music, Brain, Ecstasy
The "Nature" of Desire
Neurobiology and Behavior Course
Neurobiology and Behavior Paper Index (2001)
Neurobiology and Behavior Paper Index (2000)
The Neurobiology of Parenting
Neurobiology Places
The Novelist and the Neurobiologist
The Philosophy of Time
The Psychoanalyst and the Neurobiologist
Prisoners' Dilemma
Remember the Source
Thinking Backwards about the Brain
Time to Think?
Understanding the Brain: Implications for Education
Variability in Brain Function and Behavior
A Voyage of Exploration
Who's Afraid of the Brain?

Exchange - a selected list

Ambiguous Figures
Brain and Behavior Institute 2007
Brain Stories Blog
Deterministic and Non-deterministic Emergence
Evolution and Literature
Exploring Disability by D. Feingold
A Feminist If
Gender and Science
Making Sense of Understanding: The Three Doors of Serendip
Mind, Brain, and Culture: Story Telling and Story Sharing
Narrative Therapy with Families
Neurobiology and Behavior
The "objectivity"/"subjectivity" spectrum
Richard Rorty
"Right" and "Wrong" in Science
Science and a Sense of Place Institute 2007
Standpoint Matters
Synesthesia and Perception: The Brain Constructing the World
A Visit with Susan Stryker 2007
Virtual Thinking Institute 2007
Weeding, Seeding and Place-Keeping

Local Resources

40th Street
BBI Reports
Brain and Behavior Institutes
Brain/Behavior Link
Center for Science in Society (sitemap)
Chaos and Computers Institute
The Computer as a Telescope / Microscope
The Computer as a Telescope / Microscope: Tools of the Trade
Cooke Middle School Visit (1997)
Cooke Middle School Visit (1998)
Diversity and Discovery in the Classroom (1998)
Diversity and Discovery in the Classroom 2 (1999)
Diversity and Discovery Institute, 1998
Education, Science and the Brain
Faculty Software Needs (2000)
Paul Grobstein
Human Understanding and Aspiration in a Material World
Human Understanding and Aspiration in a Material World (biology)
Inquiry, Interaction and Technology
Keck Fellowships
Philadelphia Places
Position Available (archive)
Position Available (II, archive)
Position Available (III, archive)
Science and a Sense of Place
Science as a Human Activity
Summer Institutes for K-12 Teachers
Survey on Renaming Feminist and Gender Studies
Teachers talk about Technology
Transforming our Lives: Women on the Threshold of Change
Visitors to Serendip
Wilson Middle School Visit

Science and Culture

Belief and its relation to Science and Politics
Big Books of American Literature
Ursula LeGuin's Bryn Mawr Commencement Address
Culture as Disability
Diversity on Serendip
Film Discussions Online
Getting it Less Wrong (2006)
Has a Movie Scene, film survey
Ideals of Scientific Explanation and the Nature of its Objects
The Inclined Plane of Morality
Knowing the Body
Making Sense of Diversity: A Conversation at Bryn Mawr College
Memory and Imagination: The Self in Story and Society
Mental Health
My Great-Grandaddy was a Monkey
The Nature of Inquiry: Storytelling and Retelling
On Being a Lonely Atheist
Organic Discussions
The Physical and the Spiritual
Psychoanalysis and Neuroscience
Questions, Intuitions, Revisions
Science & Spirit
Science and Unconceived Alternatives
Science as "Getting it Less Wrong"
Science as Storytelling
Science as Storytelling or Story Telling?
Science as Story Telling and Revision
Science, Pragmatism, and Multiplism
Selected Academic Resources on the Web
A Series of Friday Noon Conversations
The Story of Evolution and the Evolution of Stories
Storytelling in (at least) Three Dimensions
The Stuff of Art
Thinking About Science
Thinking Sex
Sharon Burgmayer's Transformation
Two Cultures or One?
A Vision of Science (and Science Education) in the 21st Century
Was is a Bad Metaphor
We Make the Road by Walking
What IS Science?
Writing Descartes: I Am, and I Can Think, Therefore ...

Science and Education

All the Write Moves
Between HTML and Java (2000)
Brains, Computers and Education 2000
John Seely Brown: Learning, Working & Playing in the Digital Age
A College Junior's Perspective: Mission Statement
Education and Technology
Education and Technology: A Dialogue
Education and Technology: Expanding the Conversation
Education and Technology: Serendip's Experiences 1994-2004
Empowering Learners: A Handbook for the Theory and Practice of Extra-Classroom Teaching
Exploring All Paths: Collaborative Products and Process

Gathering Web Evidence to Think About Education
Genes, Networks, Behavior, and Beyond
Getting it Less Wrong
Hands-on Activities for Teaching Biology
to High School or Middle School Students
A Hands-On, Interactive Approach to HTML
Interactive Biology
Interactive Chemistry
Interactive Color
Interactive Physics
Interactive Science
Introductory Science: Experiments in Bridging Cultures
Learning to Learn
Learning, Working & Playing in the Digital Age
Making Connections: the Brain and the Creation of Optimal Learning Opportunities for Students
Off the Shelf Chemistry Laboratory Experiments
Parallel Changes in Thinking about the Brain and about Education
Recollections of Good (and Less Good) Science Teaching
Science and Education: What's it all about?
The Scientist/Teacher: A Call to Arms
Seminars and Discussions for Faculty
Serendip's Togo Connection
Short Seminars for Undergraduates
Textbooks and Introductory Science Education
Things I Didn't Learn
This Isn't Just MY Problem, Friend
Undergraduate Courses on Serendip
Useful Education Resources on the Web
Watershed Education
Workshops for High School Teachers

Medium Nodes

Complex Systems

Academic Structure
Ant Colonies
Biology 367 = CS 246 Working Notes
Complex Systems Resources
Complexity and Family Structure
Complexity/Emergence Notes
Emergence and Contingency /Purpose/Agency
Emergence Course, 2006
Fireflies Applet
From the Head to the Heart
The Game of Life
The Game of Life (without rules)
Insights from Complex Systems
Insights from Complex Systems (2)
The Magic Sierpinski Triangle
Neurobiology and Computer Science Places
On Beyond Newton
Segregation and Integration
Simple Networks, Simple Rules
The World of Langton's Ant

Guest Exhibits

Anne Dalke's Geographic (and Human?) Diversity
Ava Blitz's Floating World
Ava Blitz's Lithography Workshop
Ava Blitz's Re-Making the Landscape
Ava Blitz's Seeds of Memory Sculpture Garden
Elizabeth Catanese's Once Upon a Time is Now
Victor Donnay's Chaotic Dynamical Systems
Paul Grobstein's Gustav Vigeland
Rachel Grobstein Gallery
Howard Hoffman...On Life
Arleen T. McCormack's The Third Age in Paris
Janna Stern's Measure for Measure
Mary Wilson: Housekeeper/Poet/Story Writer
Robert Wozniak's Mind and Body: Rene Descartes to William James
What do People Actually Do at the Trevi Fountain?


11 September 2001 Thoughts and Forum Archive
About Serendip, Forum Archive 1996-98
Becoming a Part of Serendip
Contacting Serendip
Courses Near and Far Using Serendip Materials
HTML Glossary of Tags, 1998
Keeping Track of Serendip
The Meanings of Serendip
Serendip A to Z
Serendip In the News
Serendip: Interactive Explorations
Serendip Search
Serendip's 10th Anniversary: An Invitation to an Intellectual Playground
Serendip's Information Structure
Serendip's Mailbag
Serendip's Sitemap
What's New on Serendip


Small Nodes


Biology Paper Index
Evolution and Antiquity
Evolution and Intelligent Design
Frog Central, 1998
From Random Motion to Order
Intelligent Design and the Story of Evolution
Interesting Books to Supplement Introductory Biology
Introductory Biology
Neurobiology and Behavior
Soul Making
WWW Resource Supplements for College Introductory Biology


Mark Buchanan
Anne Fadiman
Rebecca Goldstein
Temple Grandin
Jane Jacobs
Randal Keynes
Thomas King (on Exchange)
T. M. Luhrmann
Sena Jeter Naslund
Joan Roughgarden
Nassim Taleb (on Exchange)
Stephen Wolfram


The End of Terrorism
(many others, now databased)
Index to Forums
Serendip Readers Write Back


For Our First Time Visitors
Serendip Home Page, 1999
Serendip Home Page, 2003
Serendip Welcome Page, 2002
Summer HHMI Series, 1995
Variability in Brain Function and Behavior


The Four Color Problem
Fun and Games Places
Let Serendip get to know you
Playgrounds and Classrooms
The Theory of Play


Become a Better Learner
Education as Applied Neurobiology
Experiential Learning and Purpose-Centered Education Meets Liberal Arts and Science Education
Fundamentalism and Relativism
The Human Condition As Seen by a Materialist Neurobiologist
Intellectual Exchange as a Medium for Community Building
Science, Brains, Humanity
Science As Story Telling in Action: Evolution
Thinking About Death: Life as a Crapshoot
Thinking Broadly: Notes of a Public Intellectual
Understanding the Brain: Implications for Education (2002)
Understanding the Brain: Implications for Education (2003)

Science in Society Blog

Anne Dalke's Stranger in a Strange Land Blog
Brain and Behavior Institute Blog, 2006
Emergence 361 Blog, 2006


Diversity, essential to all biological systems
Evolving Web Principles
Serendip's Forums

Teaching With/On the Web
Web Picks


Dormant Nodes

Brain/Behavior Link

Brain and Behavior Institute
Brain and Behavior Institute 1996
Brain and Behavior Institute 1997
Brain and Behavior Institute 1998
Brain and Behavior Institute Participants
Brain and Behavior Institute Teacher Reports
Motor Processing Lab
One Day in Summer, 1996
Sensory Processing Lab
Thursday, July 20, 1995
Wednesday, July 19,1995

Bogdan Butoi

Genes and Behavior

From Genomes to Dreams


Genes, Brains, Behavior

Bell Curve: Issues of Individuality and Education
Diversity and Deviance: A Biological Perspective
From Genomes to Dreams
Genes, Brains, Behavior Print References (1995)
Genes, Brains, Behavior Web References (1995)
Genes, Environments and Individual Choice
Nature, Nurture and Evolution, Senior Seminar
Our Genes, Ourselves?


Science Education at Bryn Mawr College 2004-08
Summer Series, 1999

Liberal Studies

Lincoln High School, on Female/Male Differences 2001

Science Connection

Science Connection (1994)
Science Connection Projects (1994)

Serendip's Post Office

Pickup Window


Jake Ghitis
Ron Lee
Giancarlo Livraghi
Antonio Preti, MD
Antonio Preti, MD (continued)
Tony Shen


Talking Towards Techno-Pedagogy: A Collaboration Across Colleges and Constituencies


About Trust in Diversity and Exchange
Active Underwriting: Helping People by Understanding what works
Discovery Scrapbook of Clips, Clues and Questions
Do we trust in democracy?
The Economics of Shelter


One Woman's Exploration

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