Learning Exercises

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I like to use this after going over Natural Selection. Students simulate peppered moths in a variety of environments to... see more

Students will explore the evolution of humans from primates. Course: Introductory Biology for Non-majors see more

Students will practice classifying living things into categories based on different criteria. Course: Introductory... see more

This assignment explores the composition of blood. Course: Introduction to Biology for Non-Majors see more

This assignment explores human evolution. see more

Create a brochure. Course: Introduction to Biology for Nonmajors see more

An interactive lecture in which students use data on feeding habits and habitat, skeletons, and DNA sequences to draw... see more

This lab illustrates how environmental pressures, such as food shape, can determine the success/fitness of species... see more

This lesson for teachers has them view actual videos of students working in Mr. Bingman's and Mrs. Havlik's classes. The... see more

This lesson for science teachers shows many examples of students' misconceptions about evolution and two teachers'... see more

Inactive Learning Exercise

Assessment to accompany 'Whale Evolution Kiosk' developed by Gail Bromiley of DeBakey H.S. in Houston, TX. A key to this... see more

1) Open the web site: "http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/evolution/sex/guppy/index.html". 2) Complete all steps in the web... see more

1) Log onto the web site "http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/evolution/darwin/origin/index.html" 2) Complete the web activity "An... see more

Interactive skeletal game to help students learn the skeletal system. Course: Biology see more

After using the "Evoltuion Lab" site, have students get into comfortable groups where they are all able to access a... see more

Major biological concepts are animated with narrated and step tutorials followed by quizzes. see more

Individual or group project. Have students browse the website. Depending on what topic is being covered in class, choose... see more

Students will learn the Linnean Classification system. They will then apply what they have learned by classifying a group... see more

In this activity, students will take part in an online simulation of classic work performed by John Endler on guppies.... see more

Inactive Learning Exercise

Students use mitochondrial D-loop sequences of orangutan, chimpanzee, gorrilla, human and neanderthal sequences to... see more

This is a good introductory exercise to familiarize students with the features and information that can be obtained... see more

Students use Biology Workbench and Protein Explorer to align either orthologous or paralogous sequences and then... see more

This assignment was completed by a pair of college students in a science teacher education class. The assignment is for... see more

Comparing and contrasting the similarities and differences of the human, gorilla and baboon skeleton see more