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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
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
Wildebeest Populations

This activity explores an image of a wildebeest herd on the Serengeti, which serves as a phenomenon for learning about population dynamics and wildlife management.

Ecology
Science Practices
Phenomenal Images
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College
Patterns of Predation

This activity guides the analysis of a published scientific figure from a study that investigated how herbivore populations are regulated in the Serengeti.

Ecology
Science Practices
Data Points
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College
Serengeti: Nature’s Living Laboratory

This film explores the foundational research in the Serengeti National Park, Tanzania, that uncovered many of the ecological principles that govern how animal populations and communities are regulated.

Ecology
Short Films
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
The Wolves of Isle Royale

This activity explores images of wolves hunting a moose on Isle Royale, which serve as phenomena for learning about predator-prey population dynamics.

Ecology
Phenomenal Images
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
Serengeti Wildebeest Population Regulation

This activity analyzes a published scientific figure from a study in Serengeti National Park, Tanzania. In this study, scientists investigated how the eradication of rinderpest disease led to a boom in the wildebeest population.

Ecology
Science Practices
Data Points
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College
Scientific Inquiry and Data Analysis Using WildCam Gorongosa

In this activity, students will be guided through making observations using trail camera data collected in Gorongosa National Park, developing and investigating a scientifically testable research question, and analyzing their results.

Anatomy & Physiology
Ecology
Science Practices
Lessons
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College
Predator-Prey Relationship Dynamics

This activity guides the analysis of a published scientific figure from a study about Arctic fox populations and their main prey, lemmings.

Ecology
Science Practices
Data Points
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College
Population Dynamics

This interactive simulation allows students to explore two classic mathematical models that describe how populations change over time: the exponential and logistic growth models.

Ecology
Science Practices
Click & Learn
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College
The Great Elephant Census

This video follows the work of scientists conducting the first census of African savanna elephants in over 40 years and the methods they are using to obtain accurate, up-to-date numbers across the continent.

Ecology
Environmental Science
Scientists at Work
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College