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Spread of a Lactase-Persistence Allele

This activity guides the analysis of a published scientific figure from a study that investigated how human populations might adapt to milk consumption, both genetically and culturally. 

Evolution
Math & Computational Skills
Data Points
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College

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
Math & Computational Skills
Lessons
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
Math & Computational Skills
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
Math & Computational Skills
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
Math & Computational Skills
Data Points
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College

Data Explorer

This web tool provides a quick and easy way of visualizing and analyzing data without advanced technological requirements.

Math & Computational Skills
Tools
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College

Lionfish Invasion: Density-Dependent Population Dynamics

In this Click & Learn, students explore mathematical models that describe how populations change over time and apply these models to the invasive lionfish population in the Bahamas. They also use data from other species to learn how density-dependent factors limit population size.

Ecology
Scientific Skills & Literacy
Math & Computational Skills
Click & Learn
High School — AP/IB
College

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
Math & Computational Skills
Case Studies
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
Math & Computational Skills
Phenomenal Images
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College

Interactive Case Study for Studying Elephant Communication

This video case study explores whether elephants can detect, interpret, and respond to signals delivered by underground vibrations.

Anatomy & Physiology
Scientific Skills & Literacy
Math & Computational Skills
Interactive Videos
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College

Evolution of Ant-Mimicking Beetles

This activity guides the analysis of a published scientific figure from a study that explored the evolutionary origins of parasitic beetles that mimic army ants.

Anatomy & Physiology
Evolution
Math & Computational Skills
Data Points
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
Math & Computational Skills
Data Points
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College