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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
Click & Learn
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
Coral Reefs and Global Warming

This activity allows students to use authentic scientific data to make claims about the threat of coral bleaching for reefs around the world.

Environmental Science
Earth Science
Science Practices
Lessons
High School — AP/IB
College
Interactive Assessment for The Day the Mesozoic Died

Several questions are embedded within the short film The Day the Mesozoic Died, which tells the story of the scientific quest to explain one of the greatest, long-standing scientific mysteries: the sudden disappearance of the dinosaurs at the end of the Cretaceous period.

Evolution
Earth Science
Science Practices
Interactive Videos
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College