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

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

Scientists use multiple lines of evidence to create more accurate family trees or phylogenies of species. Explore how... 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 is a module from the Supersite, "DNA From the Beginning." This learning object provides evidence for RNA as the... see more

Students follow Darwin on a virtual field trip around the world in order to debunk three common misconceptions about... see more

The goal of this project is to promote the use of molecular data in the identification and exporation of biological... see more

A series of short tutorials on evolution, covering the Hardy-weinberg model, mutation, recombination, genetic drift,... see more

A brief tutorial on cladistics.  This module provides a brief introduction to the philosophy, methodology, and... see more

This is a flash-based tutorial on the PBS site that shows how morphological characters are used to build an evolutionary... see more

Explaination of the Calculation of relative fitness/selection coefficient for use with Hardy-Weinberg calculations... see more

Interactive graphic diagram presenting a modern version of Simpson's famous phylogenetic sequence of horse fossils. 1)... see more

This is an online tutorial on how to it=interpret cladograms. It has background explanations and twenty quiz questions... see more

A well linked description of how to make and analyze phylogenetic trees with embedded assignments and activities.

This is a series of video clips using colorful animation to illustrtae the concept. Suitable for almost everyone, from... see more

VERB is an online animal diversity resource designed to accompany undergraduate degrees in the Biosciences. In this... see more

The "DNA Subway" is a project of the iplantcollaborative in connection with the Dolan DNA Learning Center. The "DNA... see more