Enhance reading, writing, and study skills with Foldables™. Foldables are unique student-made, thee-dimensional graphic organizers that help students organize and review key information.
Excite students about investigating their world—safe and easy-to-do MiniLabs reference key concepts, BioLabs offer a variety of classical structure labs, and dynamic open-ended activities allow students to think and perform like scientists.
Provide ongoing opportunities for student self-assessment. Reading Checks, found throughout the narrative, challenge students to summarize, apply, and/or explain the important concepts in their reading.
Enlighten, extend, and enrich your students’ understanding with a host of student-centered features. Many features have special links on the Glencoe Web site to provide additional related information and assessment.
Biotechnology - These cutting edge articles (8) focus on the molecular aspects of biology. From vaccines to the human growth hormones, students will be engaged to do a critical thinking exercise upon completion. Plus, they will be encouraged to go the web site at: bdol.glencoe.com/technology to find out more about the topic.
Word Origins – these margin features provide root word origins of key biology terms. This can be very beneficial to all students; especially ELL students. This element supports the strong reading strand of the text.
Connections - These are specific designed to connect biology across the curriculum. Students learn how biology is connected to art, literature, and other subjects; especially to physical science.
Biology and Society – These articles (11) specifically show what impact biology has on our society. Students are requested to develop their own opinions and seek additional information on the Glencoe web site at: bdol.glencoe.com/biology_society
Careers in Biology & Biotechnology – Reveal diverse fields related to various levels involving biology application. Students learn more about career choices at: bdol.glencoe.com/careers