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Diving Adaptations in Sea Nomads

This activity guides the analysis of a published scientific figure from a study that investigated physiological and genetic adaptations in the Bajau, a group of people who traditionally do freediving.

Anatomy & Physiology
Evolution
Science Practices
Data Points
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College
Sodium Channel Evolution in Electric Fish

This activity guides the analysis of a published scientific figure from a study that investigated how gene duplication contributed to the evolution of electric fish.

Genetics
Anatomy & Physiology
Evolution
Science Practices
Data Points
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College
Testosterone Levels in Elite Athletes

This activity guides the analysis of a published scientific figure from a study that compared the testosterone levels of Olympic-level elite athletes.

Anatomy & Physiology
Science Practices
Data Points
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College
Baboon Longevity Under Adversity

This activity guides the analysis of a published scientific figure from a study on how adversity in early life impacts the long-term survival of baboons.

Anatomy & Physiology
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
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
Biodiversity Studies in Gorongosa

This activity supports using the citizen science platform WildCam Gorongosa in the classroom. It engages students in calculating species richness, evenness, and the Shannon diversity index for various habitat types using data from trail cameras in Gorongosa National Park.

Anatomy & Physiology
Ecology
Science Practices
Lessons
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College
Scientific Inquiry and Data Analysis Using WildCam Gorongosa

In this activity, students will be guided through making observations using trail camera data collected in Gorongosa National Park, developing and investigating a scientifically testable research question, and analyzing their results.

Anatomy & Physiology
Ecology
Science Practices
Lessons
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
Niche Partitioning and DNA Metabarcoding

This interactive module explores niche partitioning, a mechanism that enables similar species of animals to coexist.

Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Anatomy & Physiology
Ecology
Click & Learn
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College
Maternal Microbiota Impacts Offspring Immune System

This activity analyzes a published scientific figure from a study assessing if the microbiota from a mother affects the immune systems of the developing offspring.

Microbiology
Anatomy & Physiology
Science Practices
Data Points
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College
Seed Dispersal in Tropical Forests

This activity accompanies the video Seed Dispersal and Habitat Fragmentation. Students use data from published studies to understand patterns of seed dispersal and apply these ideas to the design of a conservation area.

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