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Symbulation: An Agent-based Model of Evolving Symbionts
13 Nov 2020 |
Posted by Anya Vostinar
Examining the Physiology Behind the Symptoms of Lactose Intolerance
28 Aug 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Melissa Haswell
This is a set of extension questions for the HHMI short film The Making of the Fittest: Got Lactase? The Co-evolution of Genes Video Activity.
Karen E Petersen
Creating Phylogenetic Trees from DNA Sequences
22 Jul 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By HHMI BioInteractive
This interactive module shows how DNA sequences can be used to infer evolutionary relationships among organisms and represent them as phylogenetic trees.
Ana María González
Zachary David Blount
Hardy-Weinberg Equilibrium: a swirl resource
14 Jun 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Abigail E. Cahill
Students will use swirl to understand Hardy-Weinberg equilibrium. The lesson starts with observed numbers of individuals for each genotype, and students will work through a number of steps to...
Evolution of Caffeine Biosynthesis Enzymes
12 Jun 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Brian Sullivan1, Shuchismita Dutta2
1. University of North Carolina 2. RCSB Protein Data Bank, Rutgers University
This case focuses on exploring why plants make secondary metabolites like caffeine and how the enzymes required for making caffeine evolved.
Digital Atlas of Ancient Life | Exploring the Diversity and History of Fossil Life
08 Jun 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Jonathan Hendricks
Paleontological Research Institution
The Digital Atlas project include field guides to fossils (including a mobile app), an online paleontology textbook, and a collection of over 500 virtual 3D models of fossil specimens.
Exploring Population Change without Selection: Avida-Ed Lab Book Exercise 4
21 May 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Amy Lark, Cory Kohn1, Jim Smith1, Louise Mead2, Robert T Pennock1, Wendy Johnson
1. Michigan State University 2. BEACON Center for the Study of Evolution in Action
An introductory activity exploring how a population changes without natural selection using the Avida-ED simulation.