Overview of the basic concepts behind evolution, such as gene variation and adaptations.
Shows how variety arises among species.
Learn some quick tips to help you remember the 5 causes of evolution of species.
Learn all about elephant seals, animals that reached near extinction about 100 years ago because of human need for their blubber.
Students participate in a role play simulation to debate the possibility of establishing a world preserve. Students explore the human impacts on the rain forest and learn how the rain forest effects us. Worksheets included.
Reviews traits, variation, and adaptation in populations.
A simple game to show how evolution by natural selection works.
Evolution has created millions of species, all unique. This has resulted in the tremendous biodiversity we see on Earth.
When North and South America joined at Panama, animals that had been separated for millions of years were in contact. North American mammals, which gave live birth, outcompeted the South American marsupials.
Human evolution is not a straight line, but has twists, turns and ends. As more fossils are found our ancestors become better understood.