Wombats and Bees

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Butterfly, bird, and plant declines.

This assignment requires students to consider data related to diversity in local animal populations. Students will apply their understanding of samples, populations, and statistics to data from several different published studies of biodiversity. This document serves as a student handout; an answer key is provided in an accompanying document.

Wombats and Bees

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Fruit-set effect sizes of pollen-supplementation experiments, North America.

This assignment requires students to consider data related to diversity in local animal populations. Students will apply their understanding of samples, populations, and statistics to data from several different published studies of biodiversity. This document serves as an answer key; a student handout is provided in an accompanying document.

Stars and Galaxies

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Main sequence plot question.

This assignment requires students to apply their understanding of galaxies, distance, the HR diagram, and the characteristics of stars (size, brightness, temperature) to a set of calculations and interpretations.

Stars and Galaxies

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Colliding galaxies NGC 4038 and NGC 4039.

This assignment requires students to apply their understanding of galaxies, distance, the HR diagram, and the characteristics of stars (size, brightness, temperature) to a set of calculations and interpretations.