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.


Lens of Time: Spider Seduction


For these jumping spiders, stayin' alive requires all the right dance moves—and the perfect soundtrack, too.

Lens of Time: Corals in Motion


Corals occupy their own time dimension, but if given enough time, they reveal a surprising array of behaviors.

Lens of Time: Slime Lapse


What these single-celled blobs lack in brain power, they make up for with surprisingly complex decision-making.

Lens of Time: Bumper Bees


See how scientists use high-speed videography to investigate—and learn from—the clumsy flight of the bumblebee.

Invisible Nature: The Glowing Squid


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.

Lens of Time: Bat Ballet


How do hundreds of thousands of bats emerge from a hole in the ground without traffic jams or (many) casualties?

Interactive Infographics

The Making of a Giant

bioGraphic illustration by Jane Kim

How do giant sequoias transport water and nutrients upwards for hundreds of feet, from roots to canopy?

From Leaf to Landscape

Old vs Mature Leaves; bioGraphic illustration by Jane Kim

A rainforest’s ability to take a deep breath depends on a somewhat surprising factor—the age of its leaves.

The Color of Drought

Visualization by Carnegie Airborne Observatory

In this silent video, view color-coded data which show how California's trees were affected by drought in 2016.

Catching the Rainforest's Breath

Visualization by Ken Ackerman

Ecosystem-wide, is the Amazon storing or releasing more carbon dioxide? Watch this silent clip to view the data.

Science Texts at Multiple Reading Levels

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