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  • Exploring Biomass Pyramids

    Exploring Biomass Pyramids

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    Explore biomass and energy pyramids in a virtual river based on authentic data

  • Winogradsky Column: Microbial Ecology in a Bottle

    Winogradsky Column: Microbial Ecology in a Bottle

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    Explore this virtual Winogradsky column to learn about the diversity of microbes, microbial metabolic strategies, and geochemical gradients found in sediments.

  • Niche Partitioning and DNA Metabarcoding

    Niche Partitioning and DNA Metabarcoding

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    This interactive explores niche partitioning as a mechanism that enables similar species of animals to coexist.

  • BiomeViewer

    BiomeViewer

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    An interactive to explore biomes, climate, biodiversity, and human impacts across the globe.

  • EarthViewer

    EarthViewer

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    Download the accompanying student worksheet under "Downloads." What did Earth look like 250 million years ago? Or 1 billion years ago? Or 4.5 billion years ago? EarthViewer is an interactive tool that allows you to explore the science of Earth's deep history.

  • Population Dynamics

    Population Dynamics

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    Explore the exponential and the logistic growth mathematical models that describe how population changes with time.

  • WildCam Darién

    WildCam Darién

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    Researchers in Darién and Soberanía National Parks use remote trail cameras to study jaguars and their prey. You can contribute to this important research through WildCam Darién, an online citizen science platform.

  • Exploring Trophic Cascades

    Exploring Trophic Cascades

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    This interactive explores examples of what can happen when there are changes in the population size of one species in an ecosystem. How are species at other trophic levels affected? How does the ecosystem change?

  • CSI Wildlife

    CSI Wildlife

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    In this interactive, students use DNA profiling, or fingerprinting, to solve two cases of elephant poaching. In the process they will learn about genetic markers, PCR, gel electrophoresis, allele frequencies, and population genetics.

  • Survey Methods

    Survey Methods

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    In this interactive, students explore the methods scientists use to survey elephants and learn about the current state of the elephant population in Africa.

  • WildCam Lab

    WildCam Lab

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    The WildCam Lab is a part of WildCam Gorongosa, an online citizen science platform where users identify animals in trail camera photos. Using the WildCam Lab, students can investigate ecological questions and test hypotheses by exploring trail camera data using an interactive map. 

  • Mass Extinctions Interactive

    Mass Extinctions Interactive

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    Discover the environmental factors that caused the five big mass extinctions in Earth’s history and which species they impacted.

  • iTunes U Course: Gorongosa: Using Citizen Science to Study Ecology

    iTunes U Course: Gorongosa: Using Citizen Science to Study Ecology

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    This iTunes U course teaches concepts in ecology and scientific inquiry through a citizen science project in Gorongosa National Park, Mozambique.

  • WildCam Gorongosa

    WildCam Gorongosa

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    Researchers in Gorongosa National Park use remote trail cameras to study the park’s wildlife. You can contribute to this important research through WildCam Gorongosa, an online citizen science platform.

  • The Anthropocene: Human Impact on the Environment

    The Anthropocene: Human Impact on the Environment

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    Explore key human impacts on the environment and how they have affected Earth’s landscape, ocean, atmosphere, and biodiversity with this engaging interactive. 

  • Gorongosa Timeline

    Gorongosa Timeline

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    A highly visual interactive timeline for exploring the history of Gorongosa National Park, from its beginnings as a hunting reserve and decline in the wake of a civil war, to its return to being one of the world’s foremost wildlife treasures and case studies in conservation biology.  

  • Gorongosa National Park Interactive Map

    Gorongosa National Park Interactive Map

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    This interactive map of Gorongosa National Park allows users to explore different features of the park, including key components of the conservation strategy. 

  • Bacterial Quorum Sensing

    Bacterial Quorum Sensing

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    Understand how quorum sensing works by reasoning through experiments involving genetically-engineered bioluminescent bacteria.

  • Symbiotic Bioluminescence

    Symbiotic Bioluminescence

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    Explore the biology of the symbiotic relationship between the Hawaiian Bobtail squid and bioluminescent bacteria Vibrio fischeri.

  • Sorting Seashells

    Sorting Seashells

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    Explore principles of taxonomy by sorting seashells according to their morphological characteristics and constructing an evolutionary tree.

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