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Pelvic Evolution in Sticklebacks

This activity guides the analysis of a published scientific figure from a study that used SNP genotyping to identify the mutations that result in morphological differences in stickleback fish.

Genetics
Evolution
Science Practices
Data Points
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College
Activity for The Biology of Skin Color

This activity explores the evidence that differences in human skin color are adaptations to varying intensity of UV light, as discussed in the short film The Biology of Skin Color.

Genetics
Anatomy & Physiology
Evolution
Film Activities
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College
Modeling the Regulatory Switches of the Pitx1 Gene in Stickleback Fish

This hands-on activity supports concepts covered in the film Evolving Switches, Evolving Bodies about the evolution of stickleback fish. Students interpret molecular diagrams and build physical models of eukaryotic gene regulation.

Genetics
Evolution
Science Practices
Labs & Demos
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College
Activity for Got Lactase? The Co-evolution of Genes and Culture

This activity explores the content and research presented in the short film The Making of the Fittest: Got Lactase? The Co-evolution of Genes and Culture, which describes a case of recent human evolution influenced by cultural factors.

Genetics
Anatomy & Physiology
Evolution
Film Activities
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College
Activity for Evolving Switches, Evolving Bodies

This activity explores the content and research presented in the short film The Making of the Fittest: Evolving Switches, Evolving Bodies, which illustrates how mutations in gene regulatory regions can play a role in the evolution of major anatomical features.

Genetics
Evolution
Film Activities
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College
Activity for Natural Selection and Adaptation

This activity explores physical and genetic evolutionary changes in rock pocket mouse populations, as discussed in the short film The Making of the Fittest: Natural Selection and Adaptation.

Genetics
Evolution
Film Activities
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College