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25-48 of 259 results for discipline "Evolutionary Biology"

Short tutorials on on the Linnean classification system, using primarily vertebrate examples. Each tutorial includes nice... see more

By creating and designing a new species, students learn how animals are adapted to survive in particular habitats.

Explore the importance of biodiversity and how observing variation in the beak shape of Galapagos finches helped Darwin... see more

A description of the land birds found on Galapagos Islands.  This site contains a good description of the birds along... see more

This web page supports an undergraduate course in Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy.  The page includes numerous links to... see more

An overview of the work of Charles Darwin and impact that his discoveries have had on modern biology. It describes the... see more

Digital Morphology, part of the National Science Foundation Digital Libraries Initiative, serves visualizations of high... see more

This is a Quicktime video that is part of the caused newt library of items at the PBS site on Evolution. Brodie and... see more

BBC online website about evolution. Has an illustrated guide to the "Origin of Species", numerous essays about Darwin and... see more

An interactive word scramble using words related to evolution. Given the language involved, I'd focus this more on high... see more

Full texts of, and commentary on, papers on evolutionary biology from the nineteenth century onwards

A series of Shockwave animations and simulations teaching general Mendelian genetics and some molecular genetics

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

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

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