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Exploring Keystone Species

This Click & Learn shows that keystone species exist across a variety of ecosystems and can exert their influence in different ways.

Ecology
Environmental Science
Click & Learn
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College

Stressed-Out Corals

This activity explores images of a coral bleaching event, which serve as phenomena for learning about marine ecosystems, human impacts, and climate change.

Ecology
Environmental Science
Phenomenal Images
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

Activity for From Ants to Grizzlies

This activity explores the concepts and research presented in the short film From Ants to Grizzlies: A General Rule for Saving Biodiversity, which explores the species-area relationship and its applications for conservation.

Ecology
Environmental Science
Film Activities
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

The Science of Climate Change

This film begins with phenomena linked to climate change and then examines how Earth’s temperature is controlled, how we know it is changing, and how the current changes compare to those over the last 800,000 years.

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

Mystery of the Missing Tusks

This activity explores images of elephants with and without tusks, which serve as phenomena for learning about selection and human impacts on the frequency of traits within populations.

Evolution
Environmental Science
Phenomenal Images
High School — General
High School — AP/IB

Interactive Exploration of Coral Bleaching

The added information provided at pause points within the animation Coral Bleaching allows for a richer exploration of coral reefs, symbiosis, and other topics in biology.

Microbiology
Ecology
Environmental Science
Interactive Videos
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College

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