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BiomeViewer

This interactive module explores biomes, climate, biodiversity, and human impacts around the globe and at different times.

Interactive Assessment for The Birth and Death of Genes

A number of questions are embedded within the short film The Making of the Fittest: The Birth and Death of Genes, which illustrates how gene duplications and mutations have led to remarkable physiological adaptations in Antarctic fish.

Mutations in Cancer

This video provides an overview of the types of genes that, when mutated, can lead to the development of cancer.

Recent Adaptations in Humans

This tutorial describes three examples of recent human adaptations: lactose tolerance, sickle cell disease, and bitter taste perception.

Sickle Cell Disease

This animation explores the genetic causes and biological effects of sickle cell disease.

Mismatch Repair

This animation shows how mistakes made during DNA replication are repaired by the cell.