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Why Do Some People with the Sickle Cell Genotype Not Have Symptoms?

In this inquiry-based activity, students engage in science practices to figure out why some people with a genetic condition that usually leads to sickle cell disease do not have disease symptoms.
 

Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Genetics
Card Activities
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College

How Can We Explain Evolutionary Relationships among Species?

In this inquiry-based activity, students engage in science practices to figure out ways environmental factors drive the natural selection and adaptation of Galápagos finches.

Evolution
Science Practices
Card Activities
High School — General
High School — AP/IB

Spread of a Lactase-Persistence Allele

This activity guides the analysis of a published scientific figure from a study that investigated how human populations might adapt to milk consumption, both genetically and culturally. 

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

What Causes Different Fur Colors?

In this inquiry-based activity, students investigate the phenomenon of fur colors in rock pocket mice to connect genotypes to phenotypes and molecular genetics to evolution.

Genetics
Evolution
Lessons
High School — General
High School — AP/IB

Stressed-Out Corals

This activity explores images of a coral bleaching event, which serve as phenomena for learning about marine ecosystems, human impacts, and climate change.

Ecology
Environmental Science
Phenomenal Images
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College

Exploring Island Biogeography through Data

In this activity, students analyze scientific figures to understand principles of island biogeography theory that determine the number of species in an isolated habitat.

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

Activity for From Ants to Grizzlies

This activity explores the concepts and research presented in the short film From Ants to Grizzlies: A General Rule for Saving Biodiversity, which explores the species-area relationship and its applications for conservation.

Ecology
Environmental Science
Film Activities
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College

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

Activity for Out of the Ashes

This activity explores the concepts and research presented in the short film Out of the Ashes: Dawn of the Age of Mammals, which explores how life on Earth recovered after a major asteroid impact.

Evolution
Earth Science
Film Activities
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College