Connie Stone

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Biomes

Biomes of the World - Biome Map

Click on a biome on the above graph for more information, informative videos, and links to scientist profiles, travel information, lesson plans and …

Communicate

Ecosystems - NatureWorks

We're All in This Together<p>Everything in the natural world is connected. An <b>ecosystem</b> is a community of living and non-living things that work …

The World's Biomes

These exhibits explore the ancestor/descendant relationships which connect all organisms, past and present.<p><b>The importance of biomes</b> cannot be …

What is a Rainforest?

<b>WHAT IS A RAINFOREST</b><p><b>Rainforests are the Earth's oldest living ecosystems.</b> <b><br>They are so amazing and beautiful.</b><p>These incredible places cover only <b>6 %</b>of …

Forestry

Biotic and Abiotic Factors

The biotic and abiotic factors work together to form the alpine tundra and keep the ecosystem working. When one of the factors in an ecosystem or …

Global Warming

Early Theories of Evolution: Darwin and Natural Selection

<b>Darwin's use of the phrase "survival of the fittest" is frequently misunderstood. Many people assume that "the fittest" refers to the strongest,</b> …

Biology

Top 10 Useless Limbs (and Other Vestigial Organs)

1 of 21<p>2 of 21<p>3 of 21<p>The Human Appendix<p>In plant-eating vertebrates, the appendix is much larger and its main function is to help digest a largely …

Top 10

Jean Baptiste Lamarck

Early Concepts of Evolution: Jean Baptiste Lamarck<p>Darwin was not the first naturalist to propose that species changed over time into new species—that …

Evolution

Basic Genetics

Learn.Genetics visitors,<p>We’re asking for your help. For over 20 years, the Learn.Genetics website has provided engaging, multimedia educational …

Genetics

Inherited vs Acquired traits

Bill Nye on the Origins of Evolution

In February 2014, Bill Nye traveled to Kentucky to debate evolution with Ken Ham, a prominent creationist. Following the event, he set out to …

Science

Mobb Deep - Survival Of The Fittest

Charles Darwin | TED Blog

Stories for "Charles Darwin"<p>By<p>on Jul 11, 2013<p>Evolution. The concept surrounds us — it’s a standard part of science class, it’s routinely thrown out …

Will our kids be a different species?

Throughout human evolution, multiple versions of humans co-existed. Could we be mid-upgrade now? Juan Enriquez sweeps across time and space to bring …

What explains the rise of humans?

Seventy thousand years ago, our human ancestors were insignificant animals, just minding their own business in a corner of Africa with all the other …

NOVA - Official Website | Great Minds Think Alike

Great Minds Think Alike<p>How Alfred Wallace Came to Share Darwin's Revolutionary Insight<p>By Sean B. Carroll<br>• Posted 09.29.09<br>• NOVA<p>Parallel tracks<p>The search …

Nature

Artificial vs. Natural Selection

Title Slide<p>Menke, D. (2003). Cassin's Finch. US Fish and Wildlife Service.<p>Slide 04<p>Kramer, G. (2008). Gray Wolf. US Fish and Wildlife Service.<p>1. …

Nova Scotia

Taxonomic Classification and Phylogenetic Trees

Preview of Concepts<p>Taxonomy is the science dealing with description, identification, nomenclature, and classification of living things.<p>A <b>dichotomous</b> …

Biology

Taxonomy: Classification and Naming of Living Things - Video & Lesson Transcript

Overview of Taxonomy<p>Ever heard of a roly poly? What about a potato bug? A pill bug? Wood louse? All of these names are actually common names for the …

Biology

Biology Comparative Anatomy

Need more convincing? Comparative anatomy provides more important and compelling evidence for evolution. Ready for a field trip? We're off to the …

Comparative anatomy: What makes us animals

If you're seeing this message, it means we're having trouble loading external resources on our website.<p>If you're behind a web filter, please make …

Biology

Microevolution

Microevolution<p>House sparrows have adapted to the climate of North America, mosquitoes have evolved in response to global warming, and insects have …

UC Berkeley

What is macroevolution?

What is macroevolution?<p>Macroevolution generally refers to evolution above the species level. So instead of focusing on an individual beetle species, …

Biology

Speciation

Speciation<p>What are species anyway, and how do new ones evolve?<p>Here, you can explore different ways to define a species and learn about the various …

UC Berkeley

Charles Darwin III | Biology

The first edition of Charles Darwin's groundbreaking book, <i>On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection,</i> had only one illustration in it – a …

Evolution

Homology and Analogy - MeitY OLabs