Educational Resources

Virtual Labs, Lab Tours, and Research Videos:

Currie Lab at UW Madison: Research on Fungus-Growing Ants

 

Maeda Lab at UW Madison: Discovering Differences in Plant Pigments

 

Insect Ambassadors at UW-Madison:

 

Hittinger Lab at UW-Madison: Non-Transitive Fitness Interactions in Yeast

 

Sharp and Wellik Labs at UW-Madison: The Dual Nature of Mutation

 

Pringle Lab at UW-Madison: Fungi!

 

Hawks Lab at UW-Madison: Human Evolution Introduction

 

Hawks Lab at UW Madison: Virtual Lab Activities in Biological Anthropology

 

Pool Lab at UW-Madison: Local Adaptation and Reproductive Isolation in Drosophila melanogaster

 

Sharma Lab at UW-Madison: Macroevolution of Arachnids

 

Classroom activities about evolution

Tree Thinking with the Clade Race and Pipecleaners

An activity about tree thinking and how it is possible to use character traits to reconstruct evolution. Great for all ages!

Tree Thinking resources

DNA Sequence Evolution

DNA Sequence Evolution Simulation and Phylogenetic Reconstruction Using Pen, Paper and Dice