What could you possibly have in common with a mushroom, or a dinosaur, or even a bacterium? More than you might think. In this Lab, you’ll puzzle out the evolutionary relationships linking together a spectacular array of species. Explore the tree of life and get a front row seat to what some have called the greatest show on Earth. That show is evolution.
Nova has made a cool game where you can explore how different species are related to each other. It’s over at NOVA Evolution Lab. It’s a cool game where you drag different species to create a phylogenetic tree. You also have to identify what characteristics cause the different branches of the tree.