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Click & LearnTrace the evolutionary history of birds by comparing the shapes and structures of certain bones in a chicken to those of some of its extinct and living relatives. Also available in Spanish.
ActivitiesThis activity supports the film The Origin of Species: Lizards in an Evolutionary Tree. Students are guided to sort the lizard species by appearance, then generate a phylogenetic tree using the lizards’ DNA sequences to evaluate whether species that appear similar are closely related to each other.
Short Films(17 min 45 sec) In the Caribbean islands, adaptation to several common habitats has led to a large adaptive radiation with interesting examples of convergent evolution. Also available in Spanish.
Short Films(15 min 54 sec) Four decades of research on finch species that live only on the Galápagos Islands illuminate how species form and multiply. Also available in Spanish.
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