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Dating Corn Domestication Using Carbon Isotopes

This activity guides the analysis of a published scientific figure from a study on prehistoric human food sources. In this study, scientists used carbon isotopes to determine how the advent of agriculture affected human diets.

Anatomy & Physiology
Evolution
Science Practices
Data Points
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College

Thermoregulation in Dinosaurs

This activity guides the analysis of a published scientific figure from a study that explored how dinosaurs may have regulated their body temperatures.

Anatomy & Physiology
Evolution
Science Practices
Data Points
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College

How Did Dinosaurs Regulate Their Body Temperatures?

This activity extends concepts covered in the film The Origin of Birds. Students analyze and interpret data from a scientific paper to explore thermoregulation in living and extinct animals, including dinosaurs.  

Anatomy & Physiology
Evolution
Science Practices
Lessons
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College