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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
Solving Crimes with the Necrobiome

This short video explores the stages of decomposition of animal bodies and shows how microorganisms found during the decomposition process can provide useful information for criminal investigators.

Microbiology
Animated Shorts
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
Nature’s Cutest Symbiosis: The Bobtail Squid

This short video explores the symbiotic relationship between the Hawaiian bobtail squid and light-producing bacteria.

Microbiology
Anatomy & Physiology
Animated Shorts
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College
Termites Digest Wood Thanks to Microbes

This short video explores the secrets behind termites’ power to digest an abundant source of food: wood.

Microbiology
Anatomy & Physiology
Animated Shorts
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College
How Giant Tube Worms Survive at Hydrothermal Vents

This short video explores the symbiotic relationship between giant tube worms and species of chemosynthetic bacteria.

Microbiology
Anatomy & Physiology
Animated Shorts
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College
Trophic Cascades in Salt Marsh Ecosystems

In this video, ecologist Brian Silliman explains how he uses manipulative field experiments to study salt marsh ecosystems. His approach revealed that these systems are under top-down control from consumers and predators.

Ecology
Science Practices
Scientists at Work
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College
Riverine Food Webs: How Flow Rates Affect Biomass

This video follows ecologist Mary Power, who is studying the Eel River in Northern California to decipher the connection between river flows and biodiversity.

Ecology
Science Practices
Scientists at Work
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College
The Effects of Fungicides on Bumble Bee Colonies

In this video, entomologist Shawn Steffan describes an experiment designed to study the effect of fungicides on bumble bee colonies.

Environmental Science
Scientists at Work
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College
Moth Mimicry: Using Ultrasound to Avoid Bats

This video follows scientists as they uncover the ways in which moth species in Gorongosa National Park use ultrasound to avoid being eaten by bats.

Anatomy & Physiology
Evolution
Scientists at Work
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College
Analyzing Patterns in the Savanna Landscape

This video showcases the work of mathematician-turned-biologist Corina Tarnita, who uses quantitative approaches to understand the role of termite mounds in the savanna ecosystem.

Ecology
Science Practices
Scientists at Work
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College
Niche Partitioning and Species Coexistence

This video describes the cutting-edge method of DNA metabarcoding and how it is used to study how animals partition resources in a shared habitat.

Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Ecology
Science Practices
Scientists at Work
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College