School of Life Sciences | Ask A Biologist

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The Interest of Insects

Humans and insects have more in common than you might think. We share a broad range of similarities, covering everything from muscle and nerve structures to the ways our cells communicate.

Games and Simulations

Sometimes the best way to learn biology is by playing a game or using a simulation. Here you will find our current collection of fun biology games. We hope you enjoy them.

Sooty Selection

Discuss ideas of natural selection, play a selection-based game, and take a trip through time to see how scientists of the past figured out just how a trait is passed from a parent to its offspring.

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Is a butterfly's brain the same as the one it had when it was a caterpillar?
Answer >>

See More Top Questions

Share to Google Classroom

Be part of Ask A Biologist

by volunteering, or simply sending us feedback on the site. Scientists, teachers, writers, illustrators, and translators are all important to the program. If you are interested in helping with the website we have a Volunteer page to get the process started.