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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

Mate Choice in Spiders

This activity guides the analysis of a published scientific figure from a study that investigated how males in a species of sexually cannibalistic spiders choose their mates.

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

Cougars and Trees in a Trophic Cascade

This activity guides the analysis of a published scientific figure from a study that investigated the effects of tourism on cougars and cottonwood trees in a national park.

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

Salt Stress Impacts Photosynthesis in Algae

This activity guides the analysis of a published scientific figure from a study that investigated how salt affects the electron transport chain.

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

Snail Fronts and Salt Marsh Die-Offs

This activity guides the analysis of a published scientific figure from a study that investigated whether periwinkle snails contribute to salt marsh die-offs.

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

Selective Breeding in Maize

This activity guides the analysis of a published scientific figure from the world’s longest-running controlled artificial selection study, in which scientists tested whether they could use selective breeding to change the protein concentration of maize (corn).

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

Effects of Predation on the Niche of Lizards

This activity guides the analysis of a published scientific figure from a study that investigated how a new predator affected the behavior of Bahaman anoles.

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

Resistance to Coral Bleaching

This activity analyzes a published scientific figure from a study that tested whether corals can become more resistant to bleaching.

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

Genetic Origin of Variation in Human Skin Color

This activity guides the analysis of a published scientific figure from a study that investigated a gene involved in determining human skin color.

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

Modeling Ecosystem Effects of Termite Mound Patterns

This activity guides the analysis of a published scientific figure from a study on how termite mounds can enhance an ecosystem’s resilience to drought.

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