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

An interactive game where students examine natural selection.  The goal is for their species to survive a million years.... see more

"This activity allows students to compare banding patterns of ideograms from four primates (human, gorilla, chimpanzee,... see more

Several hundred photos of the many different fish species, primarily cichlids, found in Lake Malawi. Also has maps and... see more

Clusters of Orthologous Groups of proteins (COGs) were delineated by comparing protein sequences encoded in 43 complete... see more

CogPrints (1997) is an open access, electronic archive in which authors can self-archive papers in any area of Cognitive... see more

Altruist is a software package for simulation of genetic evolution in structured or viscous populations. The purpose is... see more

An introduction to the four observations and two deductions that led Charles Darwin to form his theory of evolution.

Learn more about species variation and the use of identification keys by scientists.

This lesson was created using Soft Chalk and received an Honorable Mention for the 2016 SoftChalk Lesson Challenge.... see more

The lessons posted on this site were designed to engage students with real-world data relevant to content taught in... see more

Allows students to investigate how differences in population size, age-structure, and age-specific fertility and... see more

The Digital Commons Network: Life Sciences Commons contains 131,300+ Open Access full-text articles pertaining to Life... see more

This is a huge compilation of knowledge in relation to everything to do with dinosaurs.  The site includes descriptions... see more

DNA as information. Full text of, and commentary on, original papers in bioinformatics (genomics)

Explore how different species are adapted to their way of life, and how common characteristics are used to classify them... see more

You can interact with the animation to learn about how evolution affects populations. The population breeds, mutates,... see more

This site includes two actitivities pertaining to evolution. The first animation, The Big Picture, provides information... see more

Notes and helpful videos and diagrams on the evolution of flight and avian characteristics.

This site has 7 videos on evolution, each about 8 minutes long and with a mixture of animations and video. There are also... see more

This animation explores how prokaryotic organelles are similar to eukaryotic ones. It explores the similarity between... see more

This animation discusses why the X and Y sex chromosomes are so different and how they came to be as they are. 

This is a free online course developed by Yale University. 'This course presents the principles of evolution, ecology,... see more

' This website seeks to promote the teaching and acceptance of the biological theory of evolution by emphasizing one of... see more