This collection features over 20 films and lessons for the AP Psychology course. Aligned with the help of educators, many of the films may fit into more than one unit of the course. Unit 2: Biological Bases of Behavior The structures of human biological systems and their functions influence our behavior and mental processes. These […]
This collection features over 30 films and lessons for use in AP Human Geography, across nearly all units for the course. Unit 1: Thinking Geographically This first unit is about examining the essential ideas and skills used by geographers. Most of the resources in this section examine Human-Environmental Interaction. Tracking the Python Threat in the […]
This collection features an array of resources that will help students make connections between Environmental Science concepts and the complex factors that accompany creating policies and responding to environmental concerns. Unit 3: Populations Populations change due to a variety of factors. The resources aligned with this unit examine what happens when human and ecological factors […]
Human actions and interactions with ecosystems across the globe, like the construction of nuclear power plants, deforestation and the reintroduction of species to old habitats, have significant consequences. This collection helps students explore the effects of environmental policies and processes, giving an understanding of the profound impact humans have on the planet. Healing the Ozone: […]
A worldwide effort to heal damage to the ozone layer is showing early progress.
Honeybees, heroes in the national food supply, are under threat from parasites, exhaustion and a mysterious ailment. Here’s how beekeepers and scientists are fighting back to save the hives.
Is geo-engineering the climate an answer to global warming? Cold War science has some lessons.
Skepticism and fear surrounding vaccines were fed by a flawed study done in 1998 linking the MMR vaccine to autism. The study was quickly discredited, we’re still dealing with the repercussions.
For the past 20 years, scientists have been trying to cure disease by altering DNA. We examine how with CRISPR Cas-9 gene editing and the revival of gene therapy, they’re closer than ever.
One of biology’s most spectacular achievements – the race to sequence the human genome – was billed as a way to end disease. Here’s where it led.