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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

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

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

From Ants to Grizzlies: A General Rule for Saving Biodiversity

This film explores the species-area relationship, a general ecological rule that describes how the number of species in a habitat changes with area, and shows how it has been applied to the conservation of protected areas.

Ecology
Environmental Science
Short Films
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College

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

Cougars and Trees in a Trophic Cascade

This activity guides the analysis of a published scientific figure from a study that investigated the effects of tourism on cougars and cottonwood trees in a national park.

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

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

Exploring Biomass Pyramids

This interactive module allows students to collect and analyze data from a virtual river to construct biomass and energy pyramids.

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