Using a bottle, colored beads, and environmental scenario cards, investigate how genetic diversity within a population affects a species' ability to adapt and survive.

Student Pages
Environmental Situations
Black-footed Ferret Bottleneck Scenario

In Step with STEM Resources
Video: Can Wildlife Adapt to Climate Change?
Text and Video: Extract DNA with Household Supplies 

WILD Work Job Profiles and Videos
Biological Science Technician

Biological Science Technician

Conservation Biologist

Fish and Wildlife Biologist at the National Black-footed Ferret Conservation Center

What is the Job Description of a Conservation Biologist

Conservation Biology

What Is Conservation Biology?

Brian Gratwicke, Amphibian Advocate

Protecting Sea Turtles from the BP Oil Spill 

Endangered Mussels Released into the Clinch River

A biologist speaks about Spotted Turtles research and conservation

USDA Living Science Conservation Biologist


Truity: Veterinarian

Great Job! Zoo Veterinarian

USDA Living Science: Veterinarian

Wildlife Encounters: Become a Wildlife Veterinarian!

Zoo Curator

Smithsonian's National Zoo & Conservation Biology Institute: Wildlife Careers