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Paul Andersen is the founder of Bozeman Science. He has been teaching science in Montana for the last eighteen years. He spent the first half of his career teaching all the science classes at a small rural school in northern Montana. Paul is currently a biology teacher and technology mentor at Bozeman High School. Paul uses technology and guided inquiry to differentiate instruction for his students. He has created hundreds of science podcasts that have been viewed millions of times by students around the world. These videos cover the topics of biology, chemistry, physics, earth science and education. Paul was the Montana Teacher of the Year and he was a finalist for National Teacher of the Year. When he is not teaching Paul enjoys spending time with his family skiing and hiking in the mountains around Bozeman.

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How to Make Cladograms
  • Science
  • MS, HS
Paul Andersen shows you how to construct a cladogram from a group of organisms using shared characteristics. He also discusses the process of...
Animal Behavior
Bozeman Science 
Updated: 
2016
3 Comments
  • Science
  • MS, HS
Paul Andersen steps you through eight types of animal behavior. He starts by defining ethology and explaining that behavior varies from innate to...
Mutations
Bozeman Science 
Updated: 
2016
2 Comments
  • Science
  • MS, HS
Paul Andersen describes the major mutations found in the living world. He starts with an analogy comparing the information in DNA with the...
Aposematic Coloration
  • Science
  • MS, HS
Paul Andersen explains how aposematic coloration (or warning coloration) is used for protection in the natural world. He explains how bright colors...
DNA Fingerprinting
Bozeman Science 
Updated: 
2016
2 Comments
  • Science
  • MS, HS
Paul Andersen describes the process of DNA fingerprinting and DNA profiling. He explains how variability in STRs can be used to identify individuals...
Meselson-Stahl Experiment
  • Science
  • MS, HS
Paul Andersen explains how the Meselson-Stahl experiment was used to prove that DNA copied itself through a semi-conservative process. They grew E...
r and K selection
Bozeman Science 
Updated: 
2016
2 Comments
  • Science
  • MS, HS
Paul Andersen explains the differences between an r and a K selected species. He starts with a brief description of population growth noting the...
Niche
Bozeman Science 
Updated: 
2016
2 Comments
  • Science
  • MS, HS
Paul Andersen explains the niche. He gives three different pronunciations and two different definitions. He then discusses the competitive exclusion...
Ecological Succession
  • Science
  • MS, HS
Paul Andersen describes the process of ecological succession. During this process life reestablished itself after a disturbance. During primary...
X Inactivation
Bozeman Science 
Updated: 
2016
2 Comments
  • Science
  • MS, HS
Paul Andersen explains how X inactivation works in mammals. This process was first described by Mary Lyon. Each cell in a female will have one...