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In this animation, comparing features of a 4.4-million-year-old fossil skeleton to those of human and chimpanzee... 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

Shockwave simulaton of the Game of Life.

Students will remove fossils from envelope and piece creature back together. Students will work in groups and reconstruct... see more

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

Common misconceptions about evolution are explained in this narrated slideshow. Students can also view four lectures... see more

Using information from the San Diego Zoo's website @www.sandiegozoo.org, the students will explore the site, guided, to... 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

A simple flash movie demonstrating independent assortment of two genes on different chromosomes, and the Genotypic... see more

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

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

Students look at speciation case studies. They are asked to think critically about evidence they collect to answer... see more

This resource explains how to read a phylogenetic tree. An explanation of how it differs in shared and derived... see more

Evolution is a phenomenon in which we rarely get to witness in our lifetime. In this site, students will be able to learn... see more

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

A paleontology collection by taxa, with descriptions and images. Also contains background information on evolution and... see more

Homepage about the tree Ginkgo biloba: name, history, tree, propagation, usage and more.

'Biodiversity hotspots are a method to identify those regions of the world where attention is needed to address... see more

Classification can (and should) be used to illustrate more than a mere hierarchical grouping of organisms. This lesson... see more

Pictures of the galapagos finches.