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Designing Solutions to Preserve Biodiversity

In this collaborative activity, students explore major biodiversity threats and design, present, and refine solutions for preserving biodiversity.

Environmental Science
Science Practices
Lessons
High School — General
High School — AP/IB

COVID-19 Sparks Community Action

This video shows how a group of students, scientists, and volunteers came together to make hand sanitizer and masks for their community during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Microbiology
Science Practices
Scientists at Work
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College

The Genetics of Tusklessness in Elephants

This video follows scientists working in Gorongosa National Park as they try to determine the genes responsible for tusk development in elephants.

Genetics
Evolution
Science Practices
Scientists at Work
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College

Evaluating Science in the News

In this activity, students evaluate a science news article to determine whether it is a trustworthy source of information.

Science Practices
Skill Builders
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College

Scientist Role Models

In this activity, students find a scientist with whom they can relate in some way and then explore and reflect upon the impact of that scientist’s work.

Science Practices
Skill Builders
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College

Baboon Longevity Under Adversity

This activity guides the analysis of a published scientific figure from a study on how adversity in early life impacts the long-term survival of baboons.

Anatomy & Physiology
Science Practices
Data Points
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College

Sex Verification Testing of Athletes

This interactive module explores the biology of sex determination and development in humans, set against the backdrop of the different sex testing policies implemented throughout sports history.

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

Mapping the Darién Gap

This video describes how indigenous communities from the tropical rainforest of Darién, Panama, use drones to map their lands. The communities use these maps to protect their territories from outside incursions and to design sustainable land-use plans.

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

Think Like a Scientist: Gorongosa

This video describes a large-scale project to restore the wildlife of Gorongosa National Park. The video highlights the project’s approach of combining traditional conservation biology with solutions for addressing challenges in the community.

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

Gorongosa Timeline

This interactive timeline explores the history of Gorongosa National Park in Mozambique.

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

Activity for The Guide: A Biologist in Gorongosa

This activity explores conservation biology topics presented in the short film The Guide: A Biologist in Gorongosa. This film tells the story of Tonga Torcida, a young man who discovers his passion for science in the newly revitalized Gorongosa National Park in Mozambique.

Environmental Science
Science Practices
Film Activities
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College