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From Ants to Grizzlies: A General Rule for Saving Biodiversity

This film explores the species-area relationship, a general ecological rule that describes how the number of species in a habitat changes with area, and shows how it has been applied to the conservation of protected areas.

Ecology
Environmental Science
Short Films
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College
Photosynthesis

This multipart animation series explores the process of photosynthesis and the structures that carry it out.

Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Cell Biology
Anatomy & Physiology
Animations
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
Cystic Fibrosis Mechanism and Treatment

This animation shows how mutations in an ion channel protein lead to the genetic disease cystic fibrosis. The animation also discusses how research on this protein has been used to develop treatments for the disease.

Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Genetics
Cell Biology
Animations
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College
A World without Microbes

This short video explores a thought experiment of what the world would be like without any microbes.

Microbiology
Animated Shorts
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
Fecal Microbiota Transplants

This short video explores the science behind fecal microbiota transplants, a method of transplanting stool from healthy donors to sick patients to treat certain diseases.

Microbiology
Animated Shorts
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College
Can a Fungus Save Plants from Global Warming?

This short video explores how the symbiotic relationship between certain plants and fungi allows these organisms to survive in very hot temperatures.

Microbiology
Anatomy & Physiology
Environmental Science
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
The Search for a Mutated Gene

This video describes the case of a patient with retinitis pigmentosa (RP), a progressive disease that leads to blindness, and how physician-scientist Dr. Ed Stone approached the search for the causal mutation.

Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Genetics
Scientists at Work
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College