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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Students track changes in the genotype and allele frequencies in populations of moths to study population genetic... 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

Shockwave simulaton of the Game of Life.

The mitochondrial genotype is inherited through the cytoplasm, and so follows the female line through the generations.... see more

The Y chromosome is inherited from father to son, and so follows the male line through the generations. Due to random... see more

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

A Hardy-Weinberg based population genetics simulator. This program assumes a single gene and two alleles. Simulation of... see more

A Step by step tutorial of Darwinian principles of Natural Selection that link the direct relation to Evolution. This... see more

This simulation illustrates how allele frequencies change over time as a result of genetic drift in small populations.... see more

Avidia-Ed is a downloadable program for Macs or Windows that can be used to study the evolution of digital organisms.... see more