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White-Nose Syndrome in Bat Populations

This activity guides the analysis of a published scientific figure from a study that modeled the impact of an infectious fungal disease on a bat population.

Environmental Science
Science Practices
Data Points
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College
Developing an Explanation for Tuskless Elephants

This activity builds on information presented in the video Selection for Tuskless Elephants. Students use scientific evidence and reasoning to construct an explanation of and develop an argument for tusklessness in elephant populations.

Evolution
Environmental Science
Science Practices
Lessons
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College
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
Salt Stress Impacts Photosynthesis in Algae

This activity guides the analysis of a published scientific figure from a study that investigated how salt affects the electron transport chain.

Anatomy & Physiology
Environmental Science
Science Practices
Data Points
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College
Vertebrate Declines and the Sixth Mass Extinction

This activity guides the analysis of a published scientific figure from a study that measured species population declines on a global scale. These declines may be a part of Earth’s next mass extinction.

Environmental Science
Science Practices
Data Points
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College
Microbial Community Response to an Oil Spill

This activity guides the analysis of a published scientific figure from a study that monitored the microbial community before, during, and after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

Microbiology
Environmental Science
Science Practices
Data Points
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College
Snail Fronts and Salt Marsh Die-Offs

This activity guides the analysis of a published scientific figure from a study that investigated whether periwinkle snails contribute to salt marsh die-offs.

Ecology
Environmental Science
Science Practices
Data Points
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College
Tracking Global Changes in Forest Cover

This activity guides the analysis of a published scientific figure from a study that investigated annual global losses in forests over time.

Environmental Science
Science Practices
Data Points
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College
Dead Zones in Coastal Ecosystems

This activity guides the analysis of a published scientific figure from a study on low-oxygen areas in the ocean called dead zones.

Ecology
Environmental Science
Science Practices
Data Points
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College
Using Genetic Evidence to Identify Ivory Poaching Hotspots

This activity guides the analysis of a published scientific figure from a study involving illegal elephant poaching. In this study, scientists used DNA profiling to determine where ivory seized from poachers had originated.

Genetics
Environmental Science
Science Practices
Data Points
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College
Ocean Acidification

In this hands-on activity, students simulate the effects of decreasing pH caused by rising levels of atmospheric carbon dioxide.

Environmental Science
Science Practices
Labs & Demos
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
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