Chilling in the Cold: Using Thermal Acclimation to Demonstrate Phenotypic Plasticity in Animals
29 Aug 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Leslie J. Potts*1, Mark J. Garcia1, Nicholas M. Teets1
University of Kentucky
The lesson plan described here provides students hands-on, scientific experiences that relate to the globally important issue of climate change and its impacts on animals. Students use the...
Lizard cold tolerance and extreme weather events: a scientist spotlight featuring Dr. Shane Campbell-Staton
26 Jul 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Jennifer Apple
Students interpret experimental and observational data about patterns in cold tolerance in the green anole. They reflect on the experience and identity of the lead researcher based on a video...
Jaclyn Parker Motyka Corbin
Phenotypic plasticity and predation
29 Aug 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Jeremy M Wojdak1, Justin Touchon2
1. Radford University 2. Vassar College
Students predict changes to tadpole morphology and coloration after considering characteristics of the predator species and the prey themselves then test their own hypotheses (typically with...
24 Aug 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):