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What Causes Different Fur Colors?

In this inquiry-based activity, students investigate the phenomenon of fur colors in rock pocket mice to connect genotypes to phenotypes and molecular genetics to evolution. 

Genetics
Evolution
Lessons
High School — General
High School — AP/IB

Stressed-Out Corals

This activity explores images of a coral bleaching event, which serve as phenomena for learning about marine ecosystems, human impacts, and climate change.

Ecology
Environmental Science
Phenomenal Images
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College

Exploring Island Biogeography through Data

In this activity, students analyze scientific figures to understand principles of island biogeography theory that determine the number of species in an isolated habitat.

Ecology
Environmental Science
Science Practices
Lessons
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College

Activity for From Ants to Grizzlies

This activity explores the concepts and research presented in the short film From Ants to Grizzlies: A General Rule for Saving Biodiversity, which explores the species-area relationship and its applications for conservation.

Ecology
Environmental Science
Film Activities
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College

Habitat Size Impacts Arthropod Species

This activity guides the analysis of a published scientific figure from a study that explored the relationship between species number and habitat size for arthropods living on desert shrubs. 

Ecology
Environmental Science
Science Practices
Data Points
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College

Habitat Isolation Impacts Arthropod Species

This activity guides the analysis of a published scientific figure from a study that explored the relationship between species number and habitat isolation for arthropods living on desert shrubs. 

Ecology
Environmental Science
Science Practices
Data Points
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College

Habitat Fragmentation Impacts Arthropod Species

This activity guides the analysis of a published scientific figure from a study that explored habitat fragmentation and corridors in a model ecosystem. 

Ecology
Environmental Science
Science Practices
Data Points
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College

The Science of Climate Change

This film begins with phenomena linked to climate change and then examines how Earth’s temperature is controlled, how we know it is changing, and how the current changes compare to those over the last 800,000 years.

Environmental Science
Earth Science
Short Films
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College

Activity for Out of the Ashes

This activity explores the concepts and research presented in the short film Out of the Ashes: Dawn of the Age of Mammals, which explores how life on Earth recovered after a major asteroid impact.

Evolution
Earth Science
Film Activities
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College

Stickleback Spines

This activity explores images of stickleback fish, some with spines and some without spines, which serve as phenomena for learning about gene regulation and natural selection.

Genetics
Evolution
Phenomenal Images
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College

COVID-19 Sparks Community Action

This video shows how a group of students, scientists, and volunteers came together to make hand sanitizer and masks for their community during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Microbiology
Science Practices
Scientists at Work
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College

The Immune System

This interactive module introduces the anatomy of the immune system and walks through the timeline of a typical immune response. 

Cell Biology
Anatomy & Physiology
Click & Learn
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College