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Exploring Packback: General Microbiology Students Discuss Vaccines

General Microbiology students at the University of Illinois at Chicago are focused on applying information from lectures and outside research to real-world scenarios. Each week the class uses Packback to share and discuss hot topics in science. One of the most active discussions explored how vaccines are perceived, their effectiveness and why some people distrust […]

Biology Is Better With Questions

In biology there are a lot of facts and memorization.Doesn’t seem like there’s a lot of room for imagination, right? But what if students were able to use these facts to fix the present and imagine the future? Turns out they are, and they’re doing it through Packback Questions.