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This resource introduces techniques to engage students and cultivate classroom equity, with a particular focus on a biology classroom.

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In this chapter, you will learn how human chromosomes and genes are inherited and how they control the traits that make each of us unique, how they can cause disease, and how those diseases can be treated.

In this unit we will learn about food from different perspectives. We will discover food groups, food pyramids and nutrients. We will also learn about healthy and unhealthy diets and how to calculate RDAs and calories. Finally, we will look at the world to compare food traditions and religious influence on diets.

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This booklet teaches students about gardening for food.

This paper describes a course designed to enhance the numeracy of biology and pre-medical students.

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This guide outlines some activities for students in the area of food science.

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This lesson teaches students about animals, including their behaviors, food, and habitats.

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This flip-book shows animals in their natural habitats.

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These tests evaluate student understanding of nerves, muscles, and human reproduction.

This activity introduces the concept of natural selection in birds.

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"Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel." ~ Socrates
"If your tree brings the fruit of knowledge / it shall bring the sky down to the earth” - Nasir Khusraw (1004 – 1088 AD)
The great aim of education is not knowledge but action. -- Herbert Spencer
Seek knowledge from the cradle to the grave. -- Hadith
The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires. ― William Arthur Ward
Asking good questions is half of learning. -- Sufi saying
Those who educate children well are more to be honored than they who produce them; for these only gave them life, those the art of living well. ― Aristotle
Enlightenment must come little by little-otherwise it would overwhelm. -- Idries Shah
We were scared. But school was where we wanted to be. -- Shabana Basij-Rasikh, Afghan education activist
Seeking knowledge is obligatory upon every Muslim, male and female. -- Hadith
Education is a living treasure for all humankind. ~ Ehsan Ullah, Founder, Kandahar Institute of Modern Studies
I have always imagined that paradise will be a kind of library. ~ Jorge Luis Borges
A teacher is a candle that burns to enlighten others. ~ Afghan proverb
There is a path to the top of the highest mountain. ~ Afghan proverb
Drop by drop a river is made. ~ Afghan proverb
We should all attempt to acquire as much knowledge as possible in order that we may render our services to society in the manner of the women of early Islam. -- Queen Soraya of Afghanistan, 1926
If you learn even one word more than yesterday, you will be totally a different person.