These immersive infographics, data visualizations, and videos make great interactive learning resources for secondary students or science teachers. All come straight from bioGraphic, a multimedia magazine powered by the Academy.
For these jumping spiders, stayin' alive requires all the right dance moves—and the perfect soundtrack, too.
Scientists are beginning to unlock the secrets of one of nature’s most acrobatic flyers.
Corals occupy their own time dimension, but if given enough time, they reveal a surprising array of behaviors.
What these single-celled blobs lack in brain power, they make up for with surprisingly complex decision-making.
See how scientists use high-speed videography to investigate—and learn from—the clumsy flight of the bumblebee.
Physics and biology meet to create one of the world's strangest weapons: the slime cannon.
The Hawaiian bobtail squid can cruise above its prey without casting a shadow—even on a moonlight night—thanks to its relationship with a bacterial partner.
A common frog species takes an unusual approach to winter—one that would kill most other vertebrates.
How do hundreds of thousands of bats emerge from a hole in the ground without traffic jams or (many) casualties?
How do giant sequoias transport water and nutrients upwards for hundreds of feet, from roots to canopy?
A rainforest’s ability to take a deep breath depends on a somewhat surprising factor—the age of its leaves.
In this silent video, view color-coded data which show how California's trees were affected by drought in 2016.
Ecosystem-wide, is the Amazon storing or releasing more carbon dioxide? Watch this silent clip to view the data.
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