Standard 8: Evolution is the result of genetic changes that occur in
constantly changing environments.
Standard 7: The frequency of an allele in a gene pool of a population
depends on many factors and may be stable or unstable over time.
(For sub-concepts see http://www.cde.ca.gov/be/st/ss/scbiology.asp)
For related Science News Articles and for speciation articles - find the
related files under "Bioinstruction Spring files"
Source of the Evolution Logo: Acheoptyeryx
Solnhofen, Germany Click to read more abotu it!
Simulation: How Evolution Works (bugs of different colors)
Animation: The Founder Effect
Animation: Natural Selection (not active)
A Wide range of fossils - Take a look!
A very interesting list of vestigial structures!
UCberkley has this great site. Here - EVIDENCE for evolution OF
TYPES. Check it out!
Howstuffworks - Evolution Not bad for a overlook, terminology
examples (the whale - check it out!)
Speciation: Definition with examples
Genetic Variation - simulations
Simulation: Evolution Lab
Simulations: Genetic Variation and Sexual Reproduction
Homologies Explained by Evolution
Cheetahs - What's the problem? Read this interesting and clear
the lack of genetic diversity in the cheetah population, making
Cheetah - Adaptation to Speed, A clear description of what
adaptations cheetah has as an 'aerodynamic cat'.
Images in Earth Science - Several of which are related to
Geological Time - Scales
Layer by Layer: Stratigraphy or - Relative dating
Fossil Gallery - excellent rouce to match fossil grousp with
Geological Timeline - Descriptions of eras, Who lived when,
Nice little interactive about natural selection and genetic
Simulations of genetics topics, including for evolution
Family that walks on all four: Evolution of bipedalism - From
Founder Effect - explanation with examples from humans: Amish
dactylism (six fingers..).
Comparative Anatomy at its best - Try out this award-winning
Digital Morphology - GREAT for looking at evolutionary maps
for research natural hisotry of any species you choose.
Lecture notes about the different Animal classes. Looks dry and
interesting? Start reading and you will find it clear and
Simulation of Natural Selection - Bluei's and the arm length
in class 2009)
Plant Adaptations in the Chaparral community