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.
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.
Several questions are embedded within the short film The Day the Mesozoic Died, which tells the story of the scientific quest to explain one of the greatest, long-standing scientific mysteries: the sudden disappearance of the dinosaurs at the end of the Cretaceous period.
This playlist can be used to teach several core concepts in evolution and molecular biology by connecting students to actual research on the rock pocket mouse. It can be used in a general high school biology course.
This playlist can be used to teach several core concepts in genetics and molecular biology by having students collect and interpret evidence to explain the biology of lactose intolerance. It can be used in a general high school biology course.
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.
This playlist can be used to teach several core concepts of population dynamics and trophic cascades through three diverse ecological examples: wolves in Isle Royale, Michigan; rinderpest and wildebeest in Tanzania; and cougars in Zion National Park, Utah.