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  • White-Nose Syndrome in Bat Populations

    White-Nose Syndrome in Bat Populations

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    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

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    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.

  • Mate Choice in Spiders

    Mate Choice in Spiders

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    This activity guides the analysis of a published scientific figure from a study that investigated how males in a species of sexually cannibalistic spiders choose their mates.

  • Cougars and Trees in a Trophic Cascade

    Cougars and Trees in a Trophic Cascade

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    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

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    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.

  • Salt Stress Impacts Photosynthesis in Algae

    Salt Stress Impacts Photosynthesis in Algae

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    This activity guides the analysis of a published scientific figure from a study that investigated how salt affects the electron transport chain.

  • Age Structure of Ebola Outbreaks

    Age Structure of Ebola Outbreaks

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    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

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    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

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

  • Microbial Community Response to an Oil Spill

    Microbial Community Response to an Oil Spill

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    This activity guides the analysis of a published scientific figure from a study that monitored the microbial community before, during, and after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

  • Using Wolbachia to Suppress Mosquito Fertility

    Using Wolbachia to Suppress Mosquito Fertility

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    This activity guides the analysis of a published scientific figure from a study that tested whether releasing mosquitoes infected with Wolbachia bacteria could reduce mosquito populations..

  • Mimicry in a Diverse Community of Arthropods

    Mimicry in a Diverse Community of Arthropods

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    This activity guides the analysis of a published scientific figure from a study that tested how effectively mimicry protects arthropods against different types of predators.

  • Snail Fronts and Salt Marsh Die-Offs

    Snail Fronts and Salt Marsh Die-Offs

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    This activity guides the analysis of a published scientific figure from a study that investigated whether periwinkle snails contribute to salt marsh die-offs.

  • Tracking Global Changes in Forest Cover

    Tracking Global Changes in Forest Cover

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    This activity guides the analysis of a published scientific figure from a study that investigated annual global losses in forests over time.

  • Dating Corn Domestication Using Carbon Isotopes

    Dating Corn Domestication Using Carbon Isotopes

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    This activity guides the analysis of a published scientific figure from a study on prehistoric human food sources. In this study, scientists used carbon isotopes to determine how the advent of agriculture affected human diets.

  • Patterns of Zoonotic Disease

    Patterns of Zoonotic Disease

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    This activity guides the analysis of a published scientific figure from a study on the global distribution of zoonotic pathogens and their host species.

  • Selective Breeding in Maize

    Selective Breeding in Maize

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    This activity guides the analysis of a published scientific figure from the world’s longest-running controlled artificial selection study, in which scientists tested whether they could use selective breeding to change the protein concentration of maize (corn).

  • Using Genetic Evidence to Identify Ivory Poaching Hotspots

    Using Genetic Evidence to Identify Ivory Poaching Hotspots

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    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.

  • Amylase Copy Number and Diet

    Amylase Copy Number and Diet

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    This activity guides the analysis of a published scientific figure from a study that investigated whether there is a correlation between a population’s diet and copies of a certain gene.

  • Effects of Predation on the Niche of Lizards

    Effects of Predation on the Niche of Lizards

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    This activity guides the analysis of a published scientific figure from a study that investigated how a new predator affected the behavior of Bahaman anoles.

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