GEMNet: A Health and STEM Network Exploring Type 2 Diabetes

With ongoing funding from a Science Education Partnership Award, we are pleased to continue to create curriculum for use in classes focused on both biology and health.

FOR HEALTH CLASSES: The current instructional materials undergoing field testing in health class are

Health, Nutrition, and Type 2 Diabetes

PowerPoint Slide Set to accompany unit

VOPP for Lesson 3: A Traffic Analogy

FOR BIOLOGY CLASSES: The draft 5-lesson unit for use in biology can be found here:

Biology, Homeostasis, and Type 2 Diabetes

Please contact Joan Griswold (jcgriz@uw.edu) for the accompanying slide set.

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Recent Publications: Celebrating STEM in Rural Communities: A Model for an Inclusive Science and Engineering Festival details three successful science festivals held in Yakima, Washington.

The paper How Do You Like Your Science, Wet or Dry? reports on impacts of the Exploring Databases project.

Socratic Seminar with Data: A Strategy to Support Student Discourse and Understanding is available in the August 2017 issue of The American Biology Teacher

Carolina Kit to Support Worm Curriculum: GSEO is partnering with Carolina Biological Supply to support teachers with the What can we learn from worms? curriculum. Kits are now available here.


Exploring Databases awarded the July 2013 Science Prize for Inquiry-Based Instruction. Click Read More for link to Science article.


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