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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
Interactive Assessment for The Birth and Death of Genes

A number of questions are embedded within the short film The Making of the Fittest: The Birth and Death of Genes, which illustrates how gene duplications and mutations have led to remarkable physiological adaptations in Antarctic fish.

Genetics
Anatomy & Physiology
Evolution
Interactive Videos
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College
Vertebrate Circulatorium

This interactive module explores the circulatory systems of major vertebrate groups to gain insights into their evolution.

Anatomy & Physiology
Click & Learn
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College
The Making of the Fittest: The Birth and Death of Genes

This film explores how gene duplications and mutations have led to remarkable physiological adaptations in Antarctic fish.

Genetics
Anatomy & Physiology
Evolution
Short Films
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College
How Novel Icefish Genes Can Improve Human Health

This lesson supports concepts covered in the film The Birth and Death of Genes. After watching the film and reading a couple of scientific passages, students explain how understanding about icefish adaptations might help develop treatments for health conditions.

Anatomy & Physiology
Evolution
Science Practices
Lessons
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College
Activity for The Birth and Death of Genes

This activity explores the research presented in the short film The Making of the Fittest: The Birth and Death of Genes, which illustrates how gene duplications and mutations have allowed some fish to adapt to extreme environments.

Genetics
Anatomy & Physiology
Evolution
Film Activities
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College
Icefish Blood Adaptations: Viscosity

This hands-on lab activity serves as an introduction to the film The Birth and Death of Genes. Students simulate and compare how blood pumps through the circulatory system of icefish and other fish.

Anatomy & Physiology
Evolution
Science Practices
Labs & Demos
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
Icefish Blood Adaptations: Antifreeze Proteins

This hands-on activity serves as an introduction to the film The Birth and Death of Genes. Students investigate the importance of antifreeze proteins for icefish survival through one of two short labs.

Anatomy & Physiology
Evolution
Science Practices
Labs & Demos
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
Zebrafish Heart Regeneration

This animation shows how zebrafish can rapidly heal wounds to the heart.

Cell Biology
Anatomy & Physiology
Animations
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
Kidney Function

This video explores how the kidneys filter blood to remove wastes and excess fluid from the body, maintaining a healthy balance of water and salts in the blood.

Anatomy & Physiology
Clips
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College
Heart Function

This animation provides an overview of the structure and function of the human heart.

Anatomy & Physiology
Animations
High School — General
High School — AP/IB