Biology Education for Teachers

Individuals interested in life sciences may consider a teaching career providing biology education to students. Keep reading to explore academic and professional options in this field to see if becoming a biology teacher is a good fit for you.

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Biology teachers educate students about biology through a variety of educational mediums. With appropriate licensure, individuals can teach biology in elementary, middle school or high school. These biology teachers may conduct lab experiments, utilize the Internet for research, and plan creative biology lessons for their classes. Biology professionals can also teach in postsecondary settings.

To teach in the public middle or high school setting, candidates earn a bachelor's degree in biological science and complete a teacher preparation program. Students learn about cell biology, genetics, organic chemistry and anatomy, as well as techniques to become an effective educator. Biology programs may include courses in general science, such as chemistry, earth science or physics. Student teaching is often included.

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