This is a question we’ve been thinking about a lot. Here is a short article that frames the problem well.
JC just got back from the land down under, where he was teaching free energy methods at a workshop in Melbourne. The local students were many, including even a wallaby! The workshop was hosted by the Victorian Life Sciences Computation Initiative (VLSCI).
Undergraduate physics major and group member Alex Covington wrote an article on our recent outreach efforts using VMD Lite at Pope High School in Marietta, GA. You can find it here.
This is a really nice article that JC has his Biophysics students read. It is a fresh perspective from a person who has jumped ship to Biology.