Modules on the UNL Plant and Soil Sciences eLibrary (PASSeL):

Main Page:



Ecological Resilience:

Alternative Stable State Theory and Regime Shifts:

Adaptive Cycle:


"What the Heck is Resilience, Anyway?" Podcast:


Available on ‎Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, and SoundCloud

Jenga Classroom Game Activity:

Use Jenga to teach the concepts of Ecological Resilience in your classroom, or take your students through the case study of Sandville to learn more! Teacher and student instructions are available for download:

Download Jenga Book

Download Jenga Scoresheet

Adaptive Cycle Case Study:

Download Case Study Student Handout

Download Case Study Teacher's Notes