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  • Surviving the winter

    In this free course, Surviving the winter, we study one aspect of the fluctuating nature of an organisms environment. We consider how organisms...

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    10 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    20 Nov 2017

  • Surviving the winter

    Surviving the winter Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission
    Introductory level Duration 10 hours Updated 20 Nov 2017
    In this free course, Surviving the winter, we study one aspect of the fluctuating...
  • Evolution: artificial selection and domestication

    In the 18th and 19th century evolutionary biologists, including Darwin, emphasised the similarities between natural evolution and artificial ...

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    5 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    27 Oct 2017

  • Evolution: artificial selection and domestication

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    Intermediate level Duration 5 hours Updated 27 Oct 2017
    In the 18th and 19th century evolutionary biologists, including Darwin, emphasised...
  • Migration

    Migration is a free course looking at the migrations of animals, with special reference to birds, and also introducing the themes of movement,...

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    8 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    07 Sep 2017

  • Migration

    Migration
    Intermediate level Duration 8 hours Updated 07 Sep 2017
    Migration is a free course looking at the migrations of animals, with special...
  • School activities: Evolutionary tree of mammals

    This introduction to the evolution of mammals considers Darwin's observations on mammals and how he noticed that species fell into natural groups....

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    5 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    25 Aug 2017

  • School activities: Evolutionary tree of mammals

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    Introductory level Duration 5 hours Updated 25 Aug 2017
    This introduction to the evolution of mammals considers Darwin's observations on...
  • Neighbourhood nature

    There is a fascinating world of nature all around us which we can see if we know how to look for it. Wherever you live, be it in a city or the...

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    Free course

    1 hour

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    02 Aug 2017

  • Neighbourhood nature

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    Introductory level Duration 1 hour Updated 02 Aug 2017
    There is a fascinating world of nature all around us which we can see if we know...
  • iSpot: Sharing nature

    This free course, iSpot: Sharing nature, provides a valuable resource for anyone with an interest in nature. It will give you the opportunity to...

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    5 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    21 Jun 2017

  • iSpot: Sharing nature

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    Introductory level Duration 5 hours Updated 21 Jun 2017
    This free course, iSpot: Sharing nature, provides a valuable resource for anyone...
  • Animals at the extremes: Polar biology

    The extreme challenges of life in the polar regions require the animals who make their habitat there to make many adaptations. This free course,...

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    14 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    09 May 2017

  • Animals at the extremes: Polar biology

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    Intermediate level Duration 14 hours Updated 09 May 2017
    The extreme challenges of life in the polar regions require the animals who make...
  • Life in the Palaeozoic

    Fossils are a glimpse into the distant past and fascinate young and old alike. This free course, Life in the Palaeozoic, will introduce you to the...

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    12 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    14 Jul 2016

  • Life in the Palaeozoic

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    Introductory level Duration 12 hours Updated 14 Jul 2016
    Fossils are a glimpse into the distant past and fascinate young and old alike....
  • An introduction to biological systematics

    This free course, An introduction to biological systematics, is concerned with macroevolution the patterns and processes of evolution above the...

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    5 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

    Updated on:

    24 Mar 2016

  • An introduction to biological systematics

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    Advanced level Duration 5 hours Updated 24 Mar 2016
    This free course, An introduction to biological systematics, is concerned with...
  • Animals at the extremes: Hibernation and torpor

    Hibernation is an ingenious adaptation that some animals employ to survive difficult conditions in winter. This free course, Animals at the...

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    14 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    24 Mar 2016

  • Animals at the extremes: Hibernation and torpor

    Animals at the extremes: Hibernation and torpor Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission
    Intermediate level Duration 14 hours Updated 24 Mar 2016
    Hibernation is an ingenious adaptation that some animals employ to survive...