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Evolution

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Adaptations (6)
Natural selection (23)

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View Resource A Walk in the Woods: Discussing Evolution

In this movie, Jim Gorman discusses evolution with Niles Eldredge as they walk through Central Park and browse the Darwin exhibit at the Natural History Museum. They talk about the evidence of evolution that can be found in the park and the highlights of the exhibit. Niles Eldrege mentions that his research investigated punctuated equilibirum as opposed to Darwin's notion of gradualism.

http://www.nytimes.com/video/science/1194817095353/a-walk-in...
View Resource Becoming Human

Journey through the story of human evolution in a broadband documentary experience. Brought to you by the Institute of Human Origins, a non-profit, multidisciplinary research organization affiliated with Arizona State University, dedicated to the recovery and analysis of the fossil evidence for human evolution.

http://www.becominghuman.org/
View Resource Biodiversity: Should it matter to me?

This lesson plan is designed to help students use what they know about speciation, extinction, and biodiversity to invesitgate how human activity affects biodiversity and possible solutions for sustaining biodiversity. Before starting the lesson, students read the interview "Speciation and Biodiversity (Feb. 2002) with E.O Wilson. http://www.actionbioscience.org/biodiversity/wilson.html. The...

http://www.actionbioscience.org/biodiversity/lessons/wilsonl...
View Resource Biology 402 Recitation: Biological Race

The link to the Biology 402 recitation on biological race contains many resources. There are numerous articles provided on biological non-existence, genetic diversity, human pigmentation and skin coloration, and race in medical diagnoses. Handouts are provided for in-class assignments on the evolution of skin color and biological race. Also provided is a handout/article on discovering how you...

http://biology.osu.edu/cwis-files/Biology_401_402/Recitation...
View Resource Breeding Corn from Teosinte

This short video talks about how corn was originally bred from the teosinte plant by native Mexican farmers. The morphologies of modern-day corn and teosinte plants are compared to illustrate how artificial selection can bring about dramatic changes in plants.

http://www.hhmi.org/biointeractive/evolution/breeding_corn.h...
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