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BIO 101/102: General Biology--Evolution/Natural Selection

This collection focuses on materials for evolution.
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  • Evolution
    Evolution (Reference Material)
    This is a companion site to the PBS series Evolution. It contains numerous interactive exercises and simulations keyed... More
  • Museum of Paleontology
    Museum of Paleontology (Collection)
    A paleontology collection by taxa, with descriptions and images. Also contains background information on evolution and... More
  • Primate Phylogenetics
    Primate Phylogenetics (Simulation)
    Students use DNA sequences from Human, Neanderthal, Chimpanzee, Gorrilla and Orangutan mitochondrial D-loop to perform a... More
  • Phylogeny and Reconstructing Phylogenetic Trees
    A java application that lets you investigate the problem of creating a phylgenetic tree. there is some explanation of... More
  • Synthetic Theory of Evolution
    A series of short tutorials on evolution, covering the Hardy-weinberg model, mutation, recombination, genetic drift,... More
  • Cichlid Fishes of Lake Malawi, africa
    This site is a compendium of information on the cichlid fishes of Lake Malawi, Africa. The site provides a rich... More
  • Whale Evolution Kiosk
    Terrific animation-driven tutorial that reviews information regarding DNA's structure, chromosome replication and... More
  • Tree of Life
    Tree of Life (Tutorial)
    As descibed at the site, "The Tree of Life is a project containing information about the diversity of organisms on... More
  • Connecting Concepts:Natural Selection 1: Defining Natural Selection
    Students follow Darwin on a virtual field trip around the world in order to debunk three common misconceptions about... More
  • Connecting Concepts: Natural Selection 2: The Genetic Basis of Variation
    Students play an interactive game, “Fitness Fever” to learn the underlying genetic variation that natural selection acts... More
  • Connecting Concepts: Natural Selection 3: Microevolution: Evolution in a Population
    Students play the role of predators on moths on a tree trunk. Then, they play the role of biologist, analyzing the... More
  • Connecting Concepts: Evolution/Species & Speciation
    This tutorial will examin the concept of speciation using a case study/simulation approach. In topic 1, students look at... More
  • Birds of the Galapagos
    Birds of the Galapagos (Reference Material)
    A description of the land birds found on Galapagos Islands. This site contains a good description of the birds along... More
  • Biology Animation
    Biology Animation (Animation)
    This Website includes interactive learning with animation, movies, and tutorial links. It is created to help in teaching... More