5th May 2006 at 01:00

Stimulate a debate about creation and evolution by asking pupils to construct an argument using "mind mapping" software.

FreeMind can be downloaded from freemind.sourceforge.netwikiindex.phpMain_Page


The Evolution Lab is an interactive resource, which examines how natural selection brings about the evolution of adaptation. The simulation tool lets you work through the process step-by-step and looks at the evolution of complex structures and adaptation to environment.



"Becoming Human" is an interactive documentary covering four million years of evolution. Activities include Calculating Cousins (tracing lines of descent between species) and Chromosome Connection (comparing human chromosomes to those of apes). Lesson plans are also available.


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