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Nutrient Cycling in the Serengeti

In this activity, students engage with an example from the Serengeti ecosystem to illustrate the exchange of nutrients between plants, animals, and the environment. 

Microbiology
Ecology
Earth Science
Card Activities
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
White-Nose Syndrome

This activity explores images of bats with an infectious fungal disease, which serve as phenomena for learning about population dynamics and disease impacts.

Microbiology
Ecology
Phenomenal Images
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
Winogradsky Column: Microbial Ecology in a Bottle

This interactive module consists of a virtual Winogradsky column, which can be used to explore the diversity of microbes, microbial metabolic strategies, and geochemical gradients found in sediments.

Microbiology
Earth Science
Click & Learn
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College
Age Structure of Ebola Outbreaks

This activity guides the analysis of a published scientific figure from a study that investigated demographic patterns in Ebola outbreaks from the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Microbiology
Science Practices
Data Points
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College
Activity for Nature’s Cutest Symbiosis: The Bobtail Squid

This activity explores the content presented in the animated video Nature’s Cutest Symbiosis: The Bobtail Squid, which describes how the light produced by bacteria living inside bobtail squid helps the squid avoid its predators.

Microbiology
Anatomy & Physiology
Film Activities
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College
Activity for Termites Digest Wood Thanks to Microbes

This activity explores the content presented in the animated film Termites Digest Wood Thanks to Microbes, which describes the symbiotic relationship between termites and the wood-digesting protists in their gut.

Microbiology
Anatomy & Physiology
Ecology
Film Activities
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College
Solving Crimes with the Necrobiome

This short video explores the stages of decomposition of animal bodies and shows how microorganisms found during the decomposition process can provide useful information for criminal investigators.

Microbiology
Animated Shorts
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
Fecal Microbiota Transplants

This short video explores the science behind fecal microbiota transplants, a method of transplanting stool from healthy donors to sick patients to treat certain diseases.

Microbiology
Animated Shorts
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College
A World without Microbes

This short video explores a thought experiment of what the world would be like without any microbes.

Microbiology
Animated Shorts
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College
Activity for How Tube Worms Survive at Hydrothermal Vents

This activity explores the content presented in the animated video How Tube Worms Survive at Hydrothermal Vents, which tells the story of the symbiotic relationship between the giant tube worm and chemosynthetic bacteria.

Microbiology
Anatomy & Physiology
Ecology
Film Activities
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College