Learning Exercise

Comparative anatomy support for evolutionary adaptations

Utilizing the students knowlege of anatomical and physiological adaptations,compare bone structure of the human, gorilla and baboon.
Course: Biology 1

This interactive site allows participants to learn about skeletal anatomy by viewing the bones of a human, chimpanzee,... see more


Submit a comparision of the bone structure of the human, gorilla and baboon
which supports the evolutionary relationship of these primates. Use your
knowledge of the anatomical and physiological adaptations.
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Technical Notes

Follow the directions in the General Site. Select Comparative Anatomy and select the bones, taxa and view you wish to compare. Click the "Compare" button.


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Evolution, Comparative Anatomy

Type of Task

Learning Objectives

Use hands -on observations to establish relationships between species and understand these relationships in an evolutionary context