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  • White-Nose Syndrome

    White-Nose Syndrome

    Phenomenal Images

    Students explore images of bats with an infectious fungal disease as phenomena to learn about population dynamics and disease impacts.

  • White-Nose Syndrome in Bat Populations

    White-Nose Syndrome in Bat Populations

    Data Points

    This activity guides the analysis of a published scientific figure from a study that modeled the impact of an infectious fungal disease on a bat population.

  • Baboon Longevity Under Adversity

    Baboon Longevity Under Adversity

    Data Points

    This activity guides the analysis of a published scientific figure from a study on how adversity in early life impacts the long-term survival of baboons.

  • The Wolves of Isle Royale

    The Wolves of Isle Royale

    Phenomenal Images

    Students explore photos of wolves hunting a moose on Isle Royale as phenomena to explore the effects of predation on population dynamics.

  • Cougars and Trees in a Trophic Cascade

    Cougars and Trees in a Trophic Cascade

    Data Points

    This activity guides the analysis of a published scientific figure from a study that investigated the effects of tourism on cougars and cottonwood trees in a national park.

  • Serengeti Wildebeest Population Regulation

    Serengeti Wildebeest Population Regulation

    Data Points

    This activity analyzes a published scientific figure from a study in Serengeti National Park, Tanzania. In this study, scientists investigated how the eradication of rinderpest disease led to a boom in the wildebeest population.

  • Age Structure of Ebola Outbreaks

    Age Structure of Ebola Outbreaks

    Data Points

    This activity guides the analysis of a published scientific figure from a study that investigated demographic patterns in Ebola outbreaks from the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

  • Vertebrate Declines and the Sixth Mass Extinction

    Vertebrate Declines and the Sixth Mass Extinction

    Data Points

    This activity guides the analysis of a published scientific figure from a study that measured species population declines on a global scale. These declines may be a part of Earth’s next mass extinction.

  • Predator-Prey Relationship Dynamics

    Predator-Prey Relationship Dynamics

    Data Points

    This activity guides the analysis of a published scientific figure from a study about Arctic fox populations and their main prey, lemmings.

  • Population Dynamics

    Population Dynamics

    Click & Learn

    This interactive simulation allows students to explore two classic mathematical models that describe how populations change over time: the exponential and logistic growth models.

  • Benefits of Schools

    Benefits of Schools

    Phenomenal Images

    Students explore photos of animals in groups as phenomena to explore animal behavior concepts.

  • Activity for Some Animals are More Equal than Others

    Activity for Some Animals are More Equal than Others

    Film Activities

    This activity explores the content and research discussed in the film Some Animals are More Equal than Others, which tells the story of the ecologists who first documented the role of keystone species in ecosystem regulation.

  • Using Genetic Evidence to Identify Ivory Poaching Hotspots

    Using Genetic Evidence to Identify Ivory Poaching Hotspots

    Data Points

    This activity guides the analysis of a published scientific figure from a study involving illegal elephant poaching. In this study, scientists used DNA profiling to determine where ivory seized from poachers had originated.

  • CSI Wildlife

    CSI Wildlife

    Click & Learn

    This interactive module allows students to use DNA profiling and related biological concepts to solve two cases of elephant poaching.

  • The Great Elephant Census

    The Great Elephant Census

    Scientists at Work

    (8 min 23 sec) This video follows the work of scientists conducting the first census of African savanna elephants in over 40 years and the methods they are using to obtain accurate, up-to-date numbers across the continent.

  • Some Animals Are More Equal than Others: Keystone Species and Trophic Cascades

    Some Animals Are More Equal than Others: Keystone Species and Trophic Cascades

    Short Films

    (19 min 29 sec) This film tells the story of the ecologists who first documented the role of keystone species in ecosystem regulation.

  • Liz Hadly Tracks the Impact of Climate Change in Yellowstone

    Liz Hadly Tracks the Impact of Climate Change in Yellowstone

    Scientists at Work

    (7 min 28 sec) This video follows biologist Liz Hadly in Yellowstone National Park as she discusses how ecosystems are threatened by warming temperatures.

  • Gorongosa Timeline

    Gorongosa Timeline

    Click & Learn

    This interactive timeline explores the history of Gorongosa National Park in Mozambique.

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