This unit covers the evolutionary history of biological diversity.

Chapters include:

Chapter 26: The Tree of Life: An Introduction to Biological Diversity

Chapter 27: Prokaryotes

Chapter 28: Protists

Chapter 29: Plant Diversity I

Chapter 30: Plant Diversity II The Evolution of Seed Plants

Chapter 31: Fungi

Chapter 32: An Introduction to Animal Diversity

Chapter 33: Invertebrates

Chapter 34: Vertebrates

Chapter 35: Paleobiology: Fossils and Time

Chapter 36: Relevance of Evolution

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Chapter 26: The Tree of Life: An Introduction to Biological Diversity contains external links to: Animal and Plant Kingdoms Slide Show Tree of Life: A Web Project Encyclopedia of Life This resource is part of the Biology Links for One Laptop Per Child course which contains units on Exploring Life; The Cell; Genetics; Mechanisms of Evolution; The Evolutionary History of Biological Diversity; Plant Form and Function; Animal Form and Function; Ecology; and Astrobiology.
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Chapter 27: Prokaryotes

by Alison Loomis

Chapter 27: Prokaryotes contains external links to: Prokaryotes, Eukaryotes, & Viruses Tutorial and Problem Set Molecular Genetics of Prokaryotes Tutorial and Problem Set Bacterial Terrarium This resource is part of the Biology Links for One Laptop Per Child course which contains units on Exploring Life; The Cell; Genetics; Mechanisms of Evolution; The Evolutionary History of Biological Diversity; Plant Form and Function; Animal Form and Function; Ecology; and Astrobiology.
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Chapter 28: Protists

by Alison Loomis

Chapter 28: Protists contains external links to: Mold Terrarium This resource is part of the Biology Links for One Laptop Per Child course which contains units on Exploring Life; The Cell; Genetics; Mechanisms of Evolution; The Evolutionary History of Biological Diversity; Plant Form and Function; Animal Form and Function; Ecology; and Astrobiology.
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Chapter 29: Plant Diversity I contains external links to: Rainforest Plant Adaptations Science Safari: Mr. Cele's Garden Plant Evolution Lab How Plants Cope with the Desert Climate This resource is part of the Biology Links for One Laptop Per Child course which contains units on Exploring Life; The Cell; Genetics; Mechanisms of Evolution; The Evolutionary History of Biological Diversity; Plant Form and Function; Animal Form and Function; Ecology; and Astrobiology.
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Chapter 30: Plant Diversity II The Evolution of Seed Plants contains external links to: Dinosaurs and Plants Spermatophytes This resource is part of the Biology Links for One Laptop Per Child course which contains units on Exploring Life; The Cell; Genetics; Mechanisms of Evolution; The Evolutionary History of Biological Diversity; Plant Form and Function; Animal Form and Function; Ecology; and Astrobiology.
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Chapter 31: Fungi

by Alison Loomis

Chapter 31 Fungi: contains external links to: Fungi Tutorial - Evolution and Diversity 'Invisible Intruders' Fungi Activity This resource is part of the Biology Links for One Laptop Per Child course which contains units on Exploring Life; The Cell; Genetics; Mechanisms of Evolution; The Evolutionary History of Biological Diversity; Plant Form and Function; Animal Form and Function; Ecology; and Astrobiology.
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Chapter 32: An Introduction to Animal Diversity contains external links to: Champion Birds Animals Surviving Summer in Death Valley 'Build an Animal' Experiment 'Designer Animal Adaptations' Experiment Seeing Through Camouflage Biodiversity Experiment This resource is part of the Biology Links for One Laptop Per Child course which contains units on Exploring Life; The Cell; Genetics; Mechanisms of Evolution; The Evolutionary History of Biological Diversity; Plant Form and Function; Animal Form and Function; Ecology; and Astrobiology.
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Chapter 33: Invertebrates contains external links to: This resource is part of the Biology Links for One Laptop Per Child course which contains units on Exploring Life; The Cell; Genetics; Mechanisms of Evolution; The Evolutionary History of Biological Diversity; Plant Form and Function; Animal Form and Function; Ecology; and Astrobiology.
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Chapter 34: Vertebrates

by Alison Loomis

Chapter 34: Vertebrates contains external links to: Vertebrate Basics This resource is part of the Biology Links for One Laptop Per Child course which contains units on Exploring Life; The Cell; Genetics; Mechanisms of Evolution; The Evolutionary History of Biological Diversity; Plant Form and Function; Animal Form and Function; Ecology; and Astrobiology.
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Chapter 35: Paleobiology: Fossils and Time contains external links to: Paleobiology Tutorial and Problem Set Life in Geologic Time Getting into the Fossil Record I Getting into the Fossil Record II Stories from the Fossil Record Dinosaurs and Birds What Killed the Dinosaurs? Ethnobotany Experiment Understanding Geologic Time Fossil Adventures at Dry Creek This resource is part of the Biology Links for One Laptop Per Child course which contains units on Exploring Life; The Cell; Genetics; Mechanisms of Evolution; The Evolutionary History of Biological Diversity; Plant Form and Function; Animal Form and Function; Ecology; and Astrobiology.
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Chapter 36: Relevance of Evolution and Biodiversity contains external links to: How Does Evolution Impact My Life? This resource is part of the Biology Links for One Laptop Per Child course which contains units on Exploring Life; The Cell; Genetics; Mechanisms of Evolution; The Evolutionary History of Biological Diversity; Plant Form and Function; Animal Form and Function; Ecology; and Astrobiology.
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