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A lecture aid for use in the classroom, to provide figures, and for student exploration. Provides interactive... see more

A 3-dimensional, interactive, animated nonlinear tutorial on the structure of DNA. The user can choose among several... see more

BacSim is an individual-based simulator of bacterial growth. Users manipulate environmental parameters and then monitor... see more

A very well designed, interactive, 3-D tutorial on the basic structure of DNA. Covers the nature of the double helix,... see more

A shockwave animation of translation. Students are presented with a strand of mRNA on a ribosome and they must choose the... see more

A detailed interactive program that offers a broad overview of chest and cardiac diagnostic imaging. It includes more... see more

The Interactive Fly is a cyberspace guide to Drosophila genes and their roles in development. It contains images,... see more

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

This lab introduces three basic concepts of population dynamics: exponential population growth, density independent... see more

Exploitation Ecosystems is an introduction to classical theory on 3-trophic level food chains, across a gradient of plant... see more

Functional Response extends Predator/Prey (another Merlot learning tool) by adding Types I, II, and III functional... see more

This simulation illustrates the interaction between migration and genetic drift. Users may select from three different... see more

This simulation illustrates the interaction between mutation and genetic drift. Users may select from three different... see more

GrassWorld is a three-level food chain which includes two species of plants, an herbivore (grasshopper) and a carnivore... see more

Competition explores Lotka-Volterra Competition models, using twin plots, one displaying isoclines, and the other a time... see more

This applet illustrates the relationship between allele frequency and population mean fitness for a simple one-locus,... see more

This simulation illustrates the interaction between natural selection and genetic drift. Users may select from three... see more

Predator/Prey uses isocline and time series plots to explore predator/prey coupled population equations. Starting from... see more

This simulation illustrates the response to selection in a quantitative trait. Users may select from several different... see more

ScaredyWorld is a version of GrassWorld, a three-level food chain which includes two species of plants, an herbivore... see more

is a Predator/Prey isoclines model, exploring how enriching the prey environment (raising carrying capacity) can depress... see more

"Virtual plants" are computer simulations of the structural development and growth of individual plants in 3-D space.... see more

This applet illustrates the Wahlund effect and partitioning of genetic diversity for five populations. Users may select... see more

2d DaisyWorld is the classic model, demonstrating homeostasis via ecosystem feedback loops (daisy albedo). DaisyWorld was... see more