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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

Lionfish Invasion: Density-Dependent Population Dynamics

In this Click & Learn, students explore mathematical models that describe how populations change over time and apply these models to the invasive lionfish population in the Bahamas. They also use data from other species to learn how density-dependent factors limit population size.

Ecology
Science Practices
Click & Learn
High School — AP/IB
College

Interactive Exploration of Coral Bleaching

The added information provided at pause points within the animation Coral Bleaching allows for a richer exploration of coral reefs, symbiosis, and other topics in biology.

Microbiology
Ecology
Environmental Science
Interactive Videos
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College

Population Regulation in the Serengeti

In this activity, students learn about the factors that regulate the population sizes of wildebeest and buffalo in Serengeti National Park.

Ecology
Science Practices
Case Studies
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College

Asking Scientific Questions

This activity allows students to formulate and analyze scientific questions.

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

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