Bring molecular evolution research to your classroom

Videos, classroom activities, and other educational materials from the evolution symposium at the annual meeting of the National Association of Biology Teachers (NABT) are now available. This year's symposium, entitled "Molecular Insights into Classic Examples of Evolution", featured talks by Butch Brodie (Univ. of Virginia), Sean Carroll (Univ. of Wisconsin/HHMI), Hopi Hoekstra (Harvard University) and NESCent Director Allen Rodrigo. Watch video presentations about the toxin arms race between garter snakes and their prey, the genetics of wing coloration in Drosophila, the molecular mechanisms of coat color in beach mice, and the value of studies in viral evolution.

Videos are available at /media/NABTSymposium2010.php.

You will also find a collection of free classroom resources, lab activities, and other teaching ideas in a companion website at /media/NABT2010/index.html.

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