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Mystery of the Buffalo Boom

In this video, ecologist Tony Sinclair takes us through the steps of how he uncovered that the eradication of an infectious disease in cattle led to a boom in the Serengeti’s buffalo and wildebeest numbers.

Microbiology
Ecology
Science Practices
Scientists at Work
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College
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
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
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
Mosquitoes Might Save Lives, Thanks to Bacteria

This short video explores a method for using bacteria to prevent mosquitoes from transmitting dengue virus to humans.

Microbiology
Anatomy & Physiology
Animated Shorts
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College
A Wasp Mom’s Gift: Blankets of Bacteria

This short video explores the mechanism by which a beewolf wasp passes antibiotic-producing bacteria to its offspring.

Microbiology
Anatomy & Physiology
Animated Shorts
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
Epidemiology of Nipah Virus

This activity complements the video Virus Hunter: Monitoring Nipah Virus in Bat Populations. Students explore cases of Nipah virus infection, analyze evidence, and make calculations and predictions based on data.

Microbiology
Science Practices
Case Studies
High School — AP/IB
College
Using Wolbachia to Suppress Mosquito Fertility

This activity guides the analysis of a published scientific figure from a study that tested whether releasing mosquitoes infected with Wolbachia bacteria could reduce mosquito populations..

Microbiology
Science Practices
Data Points
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
HIV Protease Inhibitors

This demonstration models how the HIV protease enzyme functions and how its activity is blocked by a class of anti-HIV drugs.

Genetics
Microbiology
Science Practices
Labs & Demos
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College
HIV Receptors and Co-receptors

This demonstration models the first step of the HIV life cycle: the binding of HIV envelope proteins to receptors on human helper T cells.

Microbiology
Anatomy & Physiology
Science Practices
Labs & Demos
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College
Think Like a Scientist: Natural Selection in an Outbreak

This video focuses on the front lines of the 2013–2016 Ebola outbreak in West Africa and explains how scientists monitored the evolution of the virus by analyzing its genome.

Genetics
Microbiology
Evolution
Scientists at Work
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College