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
- Evidence and Tree Thinking powerpoint by David Baum
- Basic Tree Thinking Assessment A short quiz (with answers) to test your tree thinking abilities.
DNA Sequence Evolution
DNA Sequence Evolution Simulation and Phylogenetic Reconstruction Using Pen, Paper and Dice