News: American science teacher uses dance routines to explain biology

Friday 2 January 2015 by Clare Evans

Science teacher Richard Spencer’s creative approach to lessons, including his mitosis mamba and DNA boogie, are inspiring his Middlesbrough College students.

“I went to a science festival for a day just to do my mitosis mamba for five minutes. From there, I developed the mitosis square dance, aerobics respiration and DNA boogie. A lot of what we do at the molecular level in science is abstract and it helps bring things to life.”

Read more: The Guardian, 28 December 2014

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