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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.

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.

Seeing DNA

Want to see the tiny instruction set for all living things? Here is an activity that you can do at home or school that will actually let you see DNA.

Mixed cell types

How Many Types of Cells Are in the Human Body?
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Mixed cell types

How Many Types of Cells Are in the Human Body?
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.