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The Science of Climate Change

This film begins with phenomena linked to climate change and then examines how Earth’s temperature is controlled, how we know it is changing, and how the current changes compare to those over the last 800,000 years.

Environmental Science
Earth Science
Short Films
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College
Activity for Out of the Ashes

This activity explores the concepts and research presented in the short film Out of the Ashes: Dawn of the Age of Mammals, which explores how life on Earth recovered after a major asteroid impact.

Evolution
Earth Science
Film Activities
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College
Out of the Ashes: Dawn of the Age of Mammals

This film explores how life recovered after an asteroid wiped out the dinosaurs and how those events shaped the diversity of plants and mammals on Earth today.

Evolution
Earth Science
Short Films
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College
Nutrient Cycling in the Serengeti

In this activity, students engage with an example from the Serengeti ecosystem to illustrate the exchange of nutrients between plants, animals, and the environment. 

Microbiology
Ecology
Earth Science
Card Activities
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College
Lizards in Hurricanes

This activity explores images of anole lizards subjected to strong winds, which serve as phenomena for learning about natural selection and the impacts of extreme climate events.

Anatomy & Physiology
Evolution
Earth Science
Phenomenal Images
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College
Lizards in the Cold

This activity guides the analysis of a published scientific figure from a study that investigated how anole lizards may adapt to extremely cold temperatures.

Anatomy & Physiology
Evolution
Earth Science
Science Practices
Data Points
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College
Understanding Global Change

This interactive module allows students and educators to build models that explain how the Earth system works. The Click & Learn can be used to show how Earth is affected by human activities and natural phenomena.

Environmental Science
Earth Science
Tools
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College
Winogradsky Column: Microbial Ecology in a Bottle

This interactive module consists of a virtual Winogradsky column, which can be used to explore the diversity of microbes, microbial metabolic strategies, and geochemical gradients found in sediments.

Microbiology
Earth Science
Click & Learn
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College
Written in Chalk

This activity explores images of chalk formations and coccolithophores, which serve as phenomena for learning about the interactions between biological and geological processes.

Microbiology
Earth Science
Phenomenal Images
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
The Making of Mass Extinctions

This interactive module explores the environmental factors and species involved in five major mass extinctions.

Evolution
Earth Science
Click & Learn
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College
Trends in Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide

This activity analyzes a figure showing the atmospheric carbon dioxide concentration from 1958 to 2016.

Environmental Science
Earth Science
Science Practices
Data Points
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College
Gorongosa's Water Cycle

This animation illustrates the main stages of the water cycle in Gorongosa National Park, an ecosystem that experiences both wet and dry seasons.

Ecology
Earth Science
Animations
High School — General