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Lines of Evidence: The Science of Evolution
This discussion of evolution presents the multiple lines of evidence that converge to tell the story of life through time. Topics include fossil evidence, transitional forms, similar characteristics due to relatedness, distribution in time and space, and evidence by example. A quiz and glossary are also provided.
Intended for grade levels:
  • High (9-12)
  • College (13-14)
Type of resource:
  • Visual:
    • Illustration - scientific
  • Text:
    • Ref. material
Subject:
  • Biology
  • Geological Sciences:
    • Paleontology
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright 2004 by The University of California Museum of Paleontology, Berkeley, and the Regents of the University of California. All materials appearing on the UCMP Web Servers may not be reproduced or stored in a retrieval system without prior written permission of the publisher and in no case for profit.
DLESE Catalog ID: DLESE-000-000-006-387
Educational standards:
  • National Science Education Standards (NSES):
    • 9-12:
      • C - Life science:
        • Biological evolution
        • Molecular basis of heredity
Related resources:
This resource is part of 'Understanding Evolution'
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Publisher: The University of California Museum of Paleontology