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Understanding Global Change

This interactive module allows students and educators to build models that explain how the Earth system works. The Click & Learn can be used to show how Earth is affected by human activities and natural phenomena.

Environmental Science
Earth Science
Click & Learn
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
Can a Fungus Save Plants from Global Warming?

This short video explores how the symbiotic relationship between certain plants and fungi allows these organisms to survive in very hot temperatures.

Microbiology
Anatomy & Physiology
Environmental Science
Animated Shorts
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
Trends in Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide

This activity analyzes a figure showing the atmospheric carbon dioxide concentration from 1958 to 2016.

Environmental Science
Earth Science
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
Steve Palumbi & Megan Morikawa Study Coral Reef Damage in American Samoa

This video describes the work of biologists Steve Palumbi and Megan Morikawa, who use field and controlled experiments to understand the mechanisms that allow some corals to tolerate a greater amount of heat stress than other corals.

Environmental Science
Science Practices
Scientists at Work
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College
Liz Hadly Tracks the Impact of Climate Change in Yellowstone

This video follows biologist Liz Hadly in Yellowstone National Park as she discusses how ecosystems are threatened by warming temperatures.

Ecology
Environmental Science
Scientists at Work
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College
Coral Bleaching

This animation zooms into a coral reef to explore the tiny animals that build reefs, the photosynthetic algae inside their cells, and the damaging process of coral bleaching.

Cell Biology
Microbiology
Environmental Science
Animations
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College
What is My Carbon Footprint?

This activity allows students to calculate their carbon footprint using an online calculator.

Environmental Science
Science Practices
Lessons
High School — General
Paleoclimate: A History of Change

This interactive module examines Earth’s past and present climate, highlighting the effects of two important factors: solar radiation and the composition of the atmosphere.

Environmental Science
Earth Science
Click & Learn
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College
Greenhouse Effect

This animation provides an overview of the greenhouse effect, a process that warms the atmosphere and surface of Earth.

Environmental Science
Earth Science
Animations
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College