Welcome to Evolution 101!
What is evolution and how does it work? Evolution 101 provides the nuts-and-bolts on the patterns and mechanisms of evolution. You can explore the following sections:
- An introduction to evolution - Evolution briefly defined and explained
- The history of life: looking at the patterns How does evolution lead to the tree of life?
- Mechanisms: the processes of evolution How does evolution work?
- Microevolution - How does evolution work on a small scale?
- Speciation - What are species anyway, and how do new ones evolve?
- Macroevolution - How does evolution work on a grand scale?
The big issues - What are some of the big questions that evolutionary biologists are trying to answer?