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White-Nose Syndrome in Bat Populations

This activity guides the analysis of a published scientific figure from a study that modeled the impact of an infectious fungal disease on a bat population.

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

This interactive module allows students to collect and analyze data from a virtual river to construct biomass and energy pyramids.

Ecology
Science Practices
Click & Learn
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College
Modeling Food Webs in Darién, Panama

In this activity, students use cards to build model food webs and evaluate how ecological disturbances affect each trophic level using information from the citizen science website WildCam Darién.

Ecology
Science Practices
Card Activities
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College
Predator-Prey Relationship Dynamics

This activity guides the analysis of a published scientific figure from a study about Arctic fox populations and their main prey, lemmings.

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

This interactive simulation allows students to explore two classic mathematical models that describe how populations change over time: the exponential and logistic growth models.

Ecology
Science Practices
Click & Learn
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College
Modeling Trophic Cascades

In this activity, students model trophic cascades, which are also explored in a variety of related resources, using cards of animal and plant species from seven different habitats. It is designed to illustrate the species relationships in a food chain and the effect of predators on the trophic levels below.

Ecology
Science Practices
Card Activities
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College
Ocean Acidification

In this hands-on activity, students simulate the effects of decreasing pH caused by rising levels of atmospheric carbon dioxide.

Environmental Science
Science Practices
Labs & Demos
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
Sampling and Normal Distribution

This interactive simulation allows students to graph and analyze sample distributions taken from a normally distributed population.

Science Practices
Click & Learn
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
Beaks As Tools: Selective Advantage in Changing Environments

This hands-on activity supports concepts covered in the short film The Beak of the Finch. Students collect and analyze data to learn why even slight variations in beak size can make the difference between life and death.

Evolution
Science Practices
Labs & Demos
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
Winogradsky Columns: Microbial Ecology in the Classroom

This activity instructs students how to build their own Winogradsky columns, which provide visual examples of the diverse modes of metabolism in the microbial world.

Microbiology
Science Practices
Labs & Demos
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College