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Human Origins

This interactive module allows students to examine fossils of early humans and compare them to modern primates.

Interactive Assessment for The Biology of Skin Color

A number of interactive questions are embedded within the short film The Biology of Skin Color, which explores the hypothesis that the variations in skin color in humans arose as adaptations to the intensity of ultraviolet radiation in different parts of the world.

Interactive Assessment for The Origin of Humans

A number of questions are embedded within the short film Great Transitions: The Origin of Humans. The film explores the major fossil finds from Africa that provide insights into the evolution of modern humans from a common ancestor we share with other primates.

Interactive Assessment for The Day the Mesozoic Died

Several questions are embedded within the short film The Day the Mesozoic Died, which tells the story of the scientific quest to explain one of the greatest, long-standing scientific mysteries: the sudden disappearance of the dinosaurs at the end of the Cretaceous period.

Exploring Transitional Fossils

This interactive module allows students to examine fossils of fish, tetrapods (four-limbed animals), and their transitional forms.

Explore Your Inner Animals

This interactive module explores different anatomical features of the human body and what they reveal about the evolutionary history of humans.

Paleoclimate: A History of Change

This interactive module examines Earth’s past and present climate, highlighting the effects of two important factors: solar radiation and the composition of the atmosphere.

Geological History of Oxygen

This interactive module explores how the changes in oxygen levels throughout Earth’s history have impacted the planet’s environment and types of life.

Deep History of Life on Earth

This interactive module explores key events in the record of life on Earth, which stretches over three billion years.

EarthViewer

This interactive module allows students to explore the science of Earth's deep history, from its formation 4.5 billion years ago to modern times.