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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
Monkey Social Status and Immune Response

This activity guides the analysis of a published scientific figure from a study on how social status affects the expression of genes involved in immune system processes.

Genetics
Anatomy & Physiology
Science Practices
Data Points
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College
Sleep Clears β-amyloid from the Brain

This activity analyzes a published scientific figure from a study that investigated the biological importance of sleep. In this study, scientists tested whether sleep plays a role in removing harmful substances from the brain.

Anatomy & Physiology
Science Practices
Data Points
High School — AP/IB
College
Understanding Variation in Human Skin Color

In this activity, students extend the concepts covered in the short film The Biology of Skin Color through the application of models and mathematical thinking to explain how genomic variation and human ancestry can explain differences in skin color, a polygenic trait.

Genetics
Anatomy & Physiology
Evolution
Science Practices
Lessons
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College
Zebrafish and Skin Color

In this activity, students explore how experimental work in zebrafish led to a better understanding of the role of the gene SLC24A5 in human skin color. The activity complements the film The Biology of Skin Color.

Genetics
Anatomy & Physiology
Lessons
High School — AP/IB
College
Alzheimer’s Disease: Piecing Together the Evidence

This interactive module allows students to examine evidence from brain anatomy, tissue histology, and genetic studies to identify possible targets for the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease.

Genetics
Anatomy & Physiology
Click & Learn
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College
Cardiology Virtual Lab

This interactive, modular lab explores the tools that doctors use to examine and diagnose patients with heart conditions.

Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Genetics
Anatomy & Physiology
Virtual Labs
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College