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Skeletons Reveal Human and Chimpanzee Evolution

This interactive module sheds light on the evolutionary history of humans by comparing the features of a prehistoric primate skeleton to those of modern primates.

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

Cardiology Virtual Lab

This interactive, modular lab explores the tools that doctors use to examine and diagnose patients with heart conditions.

Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Genetics
Anatomy & Physiology
Virtual Labs
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College

Neurophysiology Virtual Lab

This interactive, modular lab explores techniques for identifying and recording the electrical activities of neurons, using the leech as a model organism.

Cell Biology
Anatomy & Physiology
Virtual Labs
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College

The Making of the Fittest: The Birth and Death of Genes

This film explores how gene duplications and mutations have led to remarkable physiological adaptations in Antarctic fish.

Genetics
Anatomy & Physiology
Evolution
Short Films
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College

Interactive Assessment for The Birth and Death of Genes

A number of questions are embedded within the short film The Making of the Fittest: The Birth and Death of Genes, which illustrates how gene duplications and mutations have led to remarkable physiological adaptations in Antarctic fish.

Genetics
Anatomy & Physiology
Evolution
Interactive Videos
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College

Seed Dispersal and Habitat Fragmentation

This video follows scientists studying the seeds that brown spider monkeys disperse in a tropical forest of Colombia in order to inform and improve reforestation efforts.

Anatomy & Physiology
Environmental Science
Scientists at Work
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College

How Novel Icefish Genes Can Improve Human Health

This lesson supports concepts covered in the film The Birth and Death of Genes. After watching the film and reading a couple of scientific passages, students explain how understanding about icefish adaptations might help develop treatments for health conditions.

Anatomy & Physiology
Evolution
Science Practices
Lessons
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College

The Immune System

This interactive module introduces the anatomy of the immune system and walks through the timeline of a typical immune response.

Cell Biology
Anatomy & Physiology
Click & Learn
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College

Dating Corn Domestication Using Carbon Isotopes

This activity guides the analysis of a published scientific figure from a study on prehistoric human food sources. In this study, scientists used carbon isotopes to determine how the advent of agriculture affected human diets.

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

Diving Adaptations in Sea Nomads

This activity guides the analysis of a published scientific figure from a study that investigated physiological and genetic adaptations in the Bajau, a group of people who traditionally do freediving.

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

Comparative Anatomy of the Domestic Chicken

This interactive module traces the evolutionary history of birds by comparing the bone structures of a chicken to those of other species.

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

HIV Receptors and Co-receptors

This demonstration models the first step of the HIV life cycle: the binding of HIV envelope proteins to receptors on human helper T cells.

Microbiology
Anatomy & Physiology
Science Practices
Labs & Demos
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College