Using Toads to Understand Animal Behavior

This learning module explores current research in the labs ofSabrina BurmeisterandKarin Pfennigat UNC-Chapel Hill. Both labs research animal behavior, evolution, and speciation.

This module is aimed toward high school students and teachers to be used during a lesson or outside of class. Over the course of this module you will be introduced to research in animal behavior, explore the inner workings of a lab, and conduct your own virtual experiment. The teacher resources section includes ideas for classroom activities and projects.

This module was created with the support of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute Internship for Future Teachers. Other learning modules that explore research in biology and mathematics can be foundhere.

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Ashley Trudeau
Created as part of the UNC-BEST Program