To accompany the lecture series Viral Outbreak: The Science of Emerging Disease.
To accompany the lecture series AIDS: Evolution of an Epidemic. In this activity, you simulate taking HIV antiretroviral drugs by using tic tac mints and Kool-Aid packets.
This activity uses the planaria's property for regeneration and compares how long it takes for planaria cut in different places to regenerate a head.
In this activity, students rear mosquitoes in chambers and test variables that might affect the life cycle of the mosquito.
This activity supports the film The Origin of Species: Lizards in an Evolutionary Tree. Students are guided to sort the lizard species by appearance, then generate a phylogenetic tree using the lizards’ DNA sequences to evaluate whether species that appear similar are closely related...
This classroom experiment supports the film The Origin of Species: The Beak of the Finch. Students collect and analyze data to learn why even slight variations in beak size can make the difference between life and death.