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Students look at speciation case studies. They are asked to think critically about evidence they collect to answer... see more

This tutorial/simulation consists of three topics. In topic 1, students learn how blood glucose, pH, and other variables... see more

Students learn how blood glucose, pH, and other variables are maintained at stable levels by homeostasis, and what... see more

Students dive deep inside Ben, a fellow student, to learn how messenger molecules of the nervous and endocrine system... see more

In this tutorial/simulation, students examine generalized components and events of signal transduction, first using the... see more

Students dive into signal transduction with a journey into the olfactory neuron of a mosquito. They look at how lactic... see more

Using their knowledge of signal transduction, students look at estrogen signaling and the potential role that dioxins... see more

Students learn about negative feedback regulation of glucose and play the role of doctor to determine if Ben, a fellow... see more

Description This tutorial/simulation consists of three topics. In topic 1, students examine generalized components and... see more

Description This tutorial/simulation consists of three topics. In topic 1, students examine generalized components and... see more

Students conduct a study of a zebra mussel population in a fictitious lake and present their findings during a... see more

Students will: 1) complete interactive explorations of density-dependence and carrying capacity, the difference between r... see more

Students look at 5 frog populations to decide whether they should be considered separate species using criteria of three... see more

Students will think about speciation events at several points along the phylogeny of the plant genus Fuchsia. Students... see more

Students follow the growth of the Kruger National Park elephant population from 1903-1996. While following the history of... see more

Students follow Darwin on a virtual field trip around the world in order to debunk three common misconceptions about... see more

This tutorial/simulation consists of three topics. In topic 1, students look at 5 frog populations to decide whether they... see more

This simulation/tutorial consists of three topics. In topic 1, students conduct a study of a zebra mussel population in a... see more

Students play an interactive game, “Fitness Fever” to learn the underlying genetic variation that natural selection acts... see more

This simulation/tutorial consists of five topics. In topic 1, students make decisions for a paramecium living in a Petri... see more

Students make decisions for a paramecium living in a Petri dish that will determine if it will have enough energy to... see more

Students follow energy conversions in Euglena, during photosynthesis, respiration, and cellular work. Students will: 1)... see more

Students solve a mystery: where does ATP’s energy go in the glutamine synthetase reaction? Students will: 1) “interview”... see more

Students learn what enzymes can and cannot do in a reaction by “hiring” an enzyme for the “job” of catalyst from a set of... see more