Students meet the BugMobile a traveling, interactive exhibit designed to increase public awareness about Integrated Pest Management and minimizing the effects of pesticides on human health and the environment.
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New Review Human Impact on the Food Web of Santa Cruz Island
What happens when a non-native species is introduced onto an island? Santa Cruz Island, part of the Channel Island chain located off the coast of southern California, provides the perfect laboratory for young environmental scientists to...
9th - 12th Science
New Review Santa Cruz Island Restoration Narrative
What would you be willing to do to save an animal from extinction? After re-viewing a video about the restoration of the Island Fox on Santa Cruz Island, individuals adopt the point of view of one of the key players in the debate and...
6th - 8th Science CCSS: Designed
Invasive Species: The Story of Bunny
Lionfish, a species of fish introduced into the Atlantic, have been so successful that to keep their population normal, two percent of their population would need to be killed every month! The narrator explains how invasive species can...
11 mins 9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
What Happened to the American Chestnut?
I'm a sap for tree jokes. Scholars begin by gaining understanding that exotic doesn't mean strange but rather non-native in ecology. Then they research the American Chestnut tree and answer questions about the blight from which it has...
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable