Ask A Biologist began in 1997 in the School of Life Sciences as a biology learning resource tool for students, teachers, parents, and life-long learners.

You may see advertisements for vitamins all the time. Do we really need vitamins? And if we do, how do we know which vitamins are high quality? Take a tour into the history, science, and manufacturing of vitamins.

Earth’s changing temperatures are affecting animals on land, but they are also affecting other areas. Dive into the marine world with us to explore the effects of rising temperature and ocean acidification on algae.

Our oceans are becoming warmer and more acidic. How might these changing conditions put marine food webs in danger?

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Play Lizard Island: Reproduction

As a lizard, you'll learn what energy it takes to survive and reproduce in this game about thermodynamics and reproduction.

Learn more at Lizard Island Central.