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Understanding Global Change

This interactive module allows students and educators to build models that explain how the Earth system works. The Click & Learn can be used to show how Earth is affected by human activities and natural phenomena.

BiomeViewer

This interactive module explores biomes, climate, biodiversity, and human impacts around the globe and at different times.

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.

Cancer as a Genetic Disease

In this talk, biomedical scientist Charles Sawyers discusses how understanding the mutations that cause cancer can guide the development of targeted drug therapies.

Recent Adaptations in Humans

This tutorial describes three examples of recent human adaptations: lactose tolerance, sickle cell disease, and bitter taste perception.

Teaching Ecology Using Gorongosa National Park

This playlist can be used to teach several core topics in ecology by connecting students to actual research being conducted in Gorongosa National Park in Mozambique. It can be used in general high school biology and environmental science courses.

Teaching Cell Biology and Genetics Using Cancer

This playlist can be used to teach several core topics in cell biology and genetics by connecting students with case studies and multimedia resources about cancer. It can be used in undergraduate biology courses.

Teaching Viruses and Epidemiology Online

This playlist can be used to teach about the biology of viruses and epidemiology in an online setting. It can be used in AP/IB Biology and undergraduate college courses.