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Becoming whales - A lesson on whale evolution

A lesson on whale evolution based on DNA, geological, paleontological, physiological and morphological evidence. Students... see more
Material Type: Case Study
Author: Larry Flammer
Date Added: Aug 24, 2003 Date Modified: Dec 31, 2012
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Peer Reviews 5 rating
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EvoTutor

A large collection of small java simulations that illustrate various aspects of evolution. Topics covered include statistics,... see more
Material Type: Simulation
Author: Alan R. Lemmon
Date Added: Oct 27, 2000 Date Modified: Nov 15, 2012
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Connecting Concepts: Evolution/Species & Speciation

This tutorial/simulation consists of three topics. In topic 1, students look at 5 frog populations to decide whether they... see more
Material Type: Simulation
Author: Robert Jeanne, Jan Cheetham
Date Added: Apr 06, 2005 Date Modified: Oct 29, 2013
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Peer Reviews 4.8 rating
User Rating 5 user rating
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Evolution, Science and Society

Sponsored by the A. P. Sloan Foundation and the National ScienceFoundation, the website's content is endorsed by the... see more
Material Type: Reference Material
Author: Unknown
Date Added: Dec 07, 2001 Date Modified: Sep 26, 2013
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Peer Reviews 4.53 rating
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EvolutionLab

On two hypothetical islands, students manipulate various parameters of a bird species, such as variability, heritability, and... see more
Material Type: Simulation
Author: Jeff Bell
Date Added: Apr 12, 2000 Date Modified: Aug 20, 2012
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Peer Reviews 4 rating
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Primate Phylogenetics

Students use DNA sequences from Human, Neanderthal, Chimpanzee, Gorrilla and Orangutan mitochondrial D-loop to perform a... see more
Material Type: Simulation
Author: Scott Cooper
Date Added: Sep 26, 2000 Date Modified: Mar 31, 2013
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Peer Reviews 4 rating
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Blast

This site compares a DNA or protein sequence to all of the sequences in Genbank and produces a list of the best matches.
Material Type: Presentation
Author: National Center for Biotechnology Information
Date Added: Jul 18, 2000 Date Modified: Jan 17, 2010
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Peer Reviews 4.83 rating
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Classification of Living Things

Short tutorials on on the Linnean classification system, using primarily vertebrate examples. Each tutorial includes nice... see more
Material Type: Quiz/Test
Author: Dennis O'Neil
Date Added: Jul 18, 2000 Date Modified: Dec 20, 2012
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Peer Reviews 3.8 rating
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Homology and Evolution

Scientists use multiple lines of evidence to create more accurate family trees or phylogenies of species. Explore how... see more
Material Type: Tutorial
Author: WGBH Educational Programming and Outreach
Date Added: May 31, 2003 Date Modified: Sep 22, 2008
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Peer Reviews 4.8 rating
User Rating 4 user rating
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Evolution Website

BBC online website about evolution. Has an illustrated guide to the "Origin of Species״, numerous essays about Darwin and... see more
Material Type: Learning Material
Author: Tony Pearson, George Wright, Wayne Myers
Date Added: Jul 21, 2000 Date Modified: Feb 08, 2014
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