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This interactive site allows participants to learn about skeletal anatomy by viewing the bones of a human, chimpanzee,... see more

Key biological concepts animated as narrated and stepped tutorials, along with quizzes.

This is a companion site to the PBS series Evolution. It contains numerous interactive exercises and simulations keyed to... see more

Students play the role of predators on moths on a tree trunk. Then, they play the role of biologist, analyzing the... see more

People have misconceptions about evolution. Some are simple misunderstandings; ideas that develop in the course of... see more

Protein Explorer provides a user interface to the Chime plugin allowing easy manipulation and viewing of PDB structure... see more

This is a great site where users will examine major evolutionary concepts, explore teaching methodologies, and address... see more

As descibed at the site, "The Tree of Life is a project containing information about the diversity of organisms on Earth,... see more

A lesson on whale evolution based on DNA, geological, paleontological, physiological and morphological evidence. Students... see more

This is the complete text of a book, for teachers, published by the National Academy of Sciences. The book addresses the... see more

A large collection of small java simulations that illustrate various aspects of evolution. Topics covered include... see more

A timeline from 1700 to 2000 showing the life and work of notable people who have contributed to evolutionary thought.... see more

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

Sponsored by the A. P. Sloan Foundation and the National Science Foundation, the website's content is endorsed by the... see more

A multimedia human evolution site. A journey through time and pre-history to view the origins of the human species.

A point and click interface to a large group of tools for searching Protein and DNA databases, analysing sequences, and... see more

On two hypothetical islands, students manipulate various parameters of a bird species, such as variability, heritability,... see more

This site presents fossil skull evidence in a way that the user can manipulate the skulls. online 3D gallery of modern... see more

Pepper moth simulation showing natural selection at work.

Students use DNA sequences from Human, Neanderthal, Chimpanzee, Gorrilla and Orangutan mitochondrial D-loop to perform a... see more

An interactive lecture in which students are presented with three sets of data from which they draw phylogenetic trees.... see more

Terrific animation-driven tutorial that reviews information regarding DNA's structure, chromosome replication and protein... see more

This site compares a DNA or protein sequence to all of the sequences in Genbank and produces a list of the best matches.

Scientists use multiple lines of evidence to create more accurate family trees or phylogenies of species. Explore how... see more