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In this activity, students analyze aspects of a scientific paper that investigates genes involved in the colors and... see more

This resource is a set of virtual, interactive bacteriology labs that were developed to allow the student to learn a... see more

This interactive explores different anatomical features of the human body and what they reveal about the evolutionary... see more

This slide show delves into the various molecular shapes that fat can take.

The evolution of four-limbed animals, or tetrapods, from fish is a dramatic example of one of the great evolutionary... see more

This interactive incorporates engaging 3D-models of viruses that students can click on to rotate and view from different... see more

This is an interactive presentation with an accompanying PDF worksheet for use by students.

This interactive presentation allows students to explore how human evolution is studied using a scientific process. An... see more

This interactive is designed to engage students in thinking critically about how science works. They can use the tool to... see more

As development of once rural land increases, the opossum continues to be pushed out of its natural habitat and forced... see more

General collection of fungus related information.

Discussion and sources relevant to the most common examples of Mendelian traits in humans.

Current biology board membership

This is an access point for six databases: Specimens in the U.S. National Fungus Collections (repository for over one... see more

This is the website of The North American Mycological Association (NAMA), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization with 80... see more

A site devoted to presenting fungi as interesting and important organisms.

The University of California Museum of Paleontology (UCMP) web pages devoted to fungi.

This is the section of Microbe World devoted to fungi. MicrobeWorld is an online community for sharing the latest news,... see more

Fossils across geological time presented in multiple contexts of geological history, the tree of life, paleobiology and... see more

This resource is a collection of free resources for students and teachers, including animations, short films, articles,... see more

A collection of animations and interactive activities related to biochemistry from the Wiley designed to accompany the... see more