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Lionfish Invasion: Density-Dependent Population Dynamics

In this Click & Learn, students explore mathematical models that describe how populations change over time and apply these models to the invasive lionfish population in the Bahamas. They also use data from other species to learn how density-dependent factors limit population size.

Ecology
Science Practices
Click & Learn
High School — AP/IB
College
Biology of SARS-CoV-2

This three-part animation series explores the biology of the virus SARS-CoV-2, which has caused a global pandemic of the disease COVID-19.

Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Microbiology
Click & Learn
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College
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
Out of the Ashes: Dawn of the Age of Mammals

This film explores how life recovered after an asteroid wiped out the dinosaurs and how those events shaped the diversity of plants and mammals on Earth today.

Evolution
Earth Science
Short Films
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College
Mystery of the Buffalo Boom

In this video, ecologist Tony Sinclair takes us through the steps of how he uncovered that the eradication of an infectious disease in cattle led to a boom in the Serengeti’s buffalo and wildebeest numbers.

Microbiology
Ecology
Science Practices
Scientists at Work
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College
The Science of an Extreme Animal Athlete

This video follows biologist Shane Campbell-Staton, who is studying the adaptations that allow deer mice living at high elevations to stay warm and active during the winter.

Cell Biology
Evolution
Science Practices
Scientists at Work
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College
Interactive Case Study for The Search for a Mutated Gene

This video case study explores the approaches scientists used to identify a mutation that causes retinitis pigmentosa (RP), a progressive disease that leads to blindness.

Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Genetics
Science Practices
Interactive Videos
High School — AP/IB
College
Interactive Case Study for Studying Elephant Communication

This video case study explores whether elephants can detect, interpret, and respond to signals delivered by underground vibrations.

Anatomy & Physiology
Science Practices
Interactive Videos
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College
Modeling the Structure of DNA

In this activity, students build a paper model of DNA and use their model to explore key structural features of the DNA double helix. This activity can be used to complement the short film The Double Helix.

Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Science Practices
Labs & Demos
High School — AP/IB
College
How Science Works

This interactive module allows students and educators to document, annotate, and reflect upon scientific research processes.

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