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The Map of Life

 The Map of Life is a new, free, online resource about convergent evolution. Based out of Cambridge University, this resource is for CEGEP- and university-level students.


Invasive Species

Zebra mussel

Learn about aquatic invasive species in the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence system with this new PDF and PowerPoint presentation for students in upper elementary and secondary school.

Dr. Anthony Ricciardi, Associate Professor at the Redpath Museum, and his students are studying invasive species in the St. Lawrence. Learn how zebra and quagga mussels, bloody red mysid shrimp, and the round goby are changing our local river ecosystem in this video from the Montreal Gazette and this video from the American Museum of Natural History.


Seahorses

Pygmy seahorse Seahorses capture the imagination of young and old alike. Learn all about these amazing fish in this PowerPoint presentation for pre-school and elementary students. Seahorses


Vertebrate Evolution

Archelon

Explore the evolution of fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds, and mammals in this presentation for students in secondary school. Available as a PowerPoint presentation and as a PDF.


Sigma  It's Greek to Me!

From amphi- to zyg-, this booklet explains many of the Greek and Latin words that make up scientific names and terms. Taken from the McGill Herpetology 327 course pack and used with permision from the author, this is for Science teachers and students in secondary and post-secondary schools. Greek and Latin Terms in Science


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