In this activity students use the HHMI Population Growth Models interactive to explore R0 for diseases and discuss the importance of connecting population ecology to current events like the COVID-19 global pandemic.
Students explore four different issues related to trophic interactions that affect modern rice agriculture practices and consider relationships between these issues using Lotka and Volterra predator/prey model.
Jessica Ashley Allen, Christie Landry, Laura Pickell, Deborah Taylor
This activity accompanies the HHMI BioInteractive module Sex Verification of Athletes
(https://www.hhmi.org/biointeractive/testing-athletes). It provides students with exercises to explore the aspects of human anatomy and physiology.
Gary Laverty, Thomas John Peters, Juan Sebastián Ramírez-Lugo, Denise Levin Signorelli, Saumya Ramanathan
Students learn about transcriptional regulation of PPAR-γ, an important controller of adipose tissue stores and energy metabolism through a drawing/coloring activity of the different components involved in controlling PPAR-γ activation.