Lifecycles, by Manvir Singh

posted by Casey Dunn / on December 23rd, 2011 / in lifecycles

We are pleased to present our first pamphlet – an illustrated guide to the lifecyles of some fascinating organisms. These lifecycles were selected and illustrated by Manvir Singh, a student in Casey Dunn’s Invertebrate Zoology course at Brown. Manvir is also the author of The Evolutionist’s Doodlebook.

Lifecycles is released under a creative commons license, and available for download at archive.org. If you’re interested in purchasing a printed tabloid version of this pamphlet (11.25″ by 15″), contact manvir_singh@brown.edu.

CreatureCast – Anglerfish

posted by Casey Dunn / on December 20th, 2011 / in Podcast (Student Contribution)

Lara Crystal, from Casey Dunn’s Invertebrate Zoology (Biol 0410) course at Brown University, tells the story of how anglerfish find, and keep, a mate.

The hand-drawn animations were photographed at the Brown University Science Center. Audio was recorded at the Granoff Center for the Creative Arts. Music used by permission of North America.

CreatureCast – Tardigrades

posted by Casey Dunn / on December 15th, 2011 / in Podcast (Student Contribution)

Katherine Hadley and Jonathan Leibovic, from Casey Dunn’s Invertebrate Zoology (Biol 0410) course at Brown University, sing a song about tardigrades. They composed the song, performed it with friends, and made the animation.

The hand-drawn animations were photographed at the Brown University Science Center (http://brown.edu/academics/science-center/). This video is released under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 license.

CreatureCast – Resurrection Fern

posted by Casey Dunn / on December 15th, 2011 / in Extremophiles, Plants, Podcast (Student Contribution)

Rebecca Haumann describes how some plants deal with drought by completely drying out.

This is the first in a series of episodes made as final projects in classes at Brown University in the fall of 2011. The classes were Plant Diversity (Biology 0430), taught by Erika Edwards, and Invertebrate Zoology (Biology 0410), taught by me.

This episode was made by Rebecca Haumann in Erika Edwards’ Plant Diversity course. The hand-drawn animations were photographed at the Brown University Science Center (http://brown.edu/academics/science-center/). It is released under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 license.