School of Life Sciences | Ask A Biologist

Bird Finder Tool

Test drive our Bird Finder tool based on our virtual bird aviary of the southwest. A great way to learn about birds in your own backyard. Image of Northern Cardinal above by Robert Shantz.

Frozen Life

When you think of the arctic, you might picture mostly empty ice, but the Arctic ecosystem is home to many organisms. Much of this life in the arctic depends on tiny organisms called plankton which make up the base of the food web.

Body Depot

The Arizona Science Center and Ask A Biologist have joined forces in building Body Depot, a place where you can learn about your amazing body.

Human Iris

How does eye color get passed from parents to children?
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Human Iris

How does eye color get passed from parents to children?
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See More Top Questions

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.