- Comparative Anatomy
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What Does It Mean to be Human?
The Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History hosts a comprehensive website on the subject of
human origins and human evolution, including a discussion forum for teachers.
The Institute of Human origins presents human evolution as an "interactive documentary experience."
Through the Learning Center, users examine the relationships between human and non-human primates,
as well a several other organisms. the site discusses chromosomes, adaptations and the evolution of
bipedalism. the site also offers current news and debates in paleoanthropology.
The PBS Evolution Project is a seven-part, 8 hour film series on the subject of evolution. The website
also offers curriculum and classroom activities for teachers.
Sponsored by the University of California Museum of Paleontology, Understanding Evolution offers basic lessons
and teaching materials free to the public.
Intitute of Human Origins
The Institute of Human Origins is a non-profit research organization affiliated with Arizona State
University. It presents a multidisciplary approach to the study of human evolution.
The Leakey Foundation
The Leakey Foundation provides funding for human evolution and human origins research.
A dynamic archive for the digital morphology and high-resolution X-ray computed tomography (CT)
of biological specimens, as produced by the University of Texas CT Facility in the Dept of Geology.
PaleoCore is an initiative to develop data standards and digital infrastructure for paleoanthropology.
Journey of Mankind
Developed by the Bradshaw Foundation, Journey of Mankind tracks the radiations of Homo sapiens
over the last 150,000 years.
eFossils is a collaborative website in which users can explore important fossil localities and browse the fossil digital library. If you have any problems using this site or have any other questions, please feel free to contact us.
Funding for eFossils was provided by the Longhorn Innovation Fund for Technology (LIFT) Award from the Research & Educational Technology Committee (R&E) of the IT governance structure at The University of Texas at Austin.