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This site provides information on the fossil record and how fossils are formed and discovered. An animation on how a... see more

The site summarizes the hominid fossil record and hypothesized lines of human evolution from 5 million years ago to the... see more

This site includes an interactive human evolution timeline. One can learn about the various species, the time range of... see more

Interactive Galapagos Island presentation by PBS to accompany the "Darwin's Darkest Hour" Nova special.

Centered around a NOVA episode that deals with the introduction of intelligent design into a public school in Dover, PA,... see more

During the Life has a History tour, individuals will learn how and why life has changed during Earth's history. The tour... see more

The virtual lab includes four modules that investigate different concepts in evolutionary biology, including adaptation,... see more

This is a webinar that was done for the MERLOT Classics Series on Elluminate by the authors of the material, "Connecting... see more

This s a simple and fun classroom activity where students exercise their creativity by coming up with various methods to... see more

This interactive activity gives students the opportunity to be a scientist and choose between four unidentified fossil... see more

Investigate a famous case study for evolution - the peppered moth.

The National Science Teachers Association Position Statement: Teaching Evolution. The teaching of evolution, a... see more

A description of the peppered moth example of natural selection along with a simulation

This stie has two java simulations for creating evoultionary trees based on discrete characters and a tutorial showing... see more

In this introductory exploration video, learn about the three ingredients that drive evolution: variation, selection and... see more

This is a module from the Supersite, "DNA From the Beginning." This learning object provides evidence for RNA as the... see more

Although this book is available for sale, it can be read online at this site. "How did life evolve on Earth? The answer... see more

In this animation, comparing features of a 4.4-million-year-old fossil skeleton to those of human and chimpanzee... see more

A large collection of articles and essays about the origin of the universe and earth and evolution of life. Many discuss... see more

Teaching Genetics with dragons has several activities for students. Explore heredity and genetics by experimenting with... see more

As self described, "the Web site dedicated to celebrating the life and work of the English naturalist, evolutionist, and... see more

Functionality is the essence which biomimics seek to emulate from nature, for example how the structure of gecko feet... see more

Free fixed-format e-textbook (PDF). Theories of biological aging are essential to understanding age-related diseases such... see more

Students will remove fossils from envelope and piece creature back together. Students will work in groups and reconstruct... see more