Biology Bridge Resources

 

Tutorials/General Content Review

Biology4Kids- Scientific Method and Reasoning in Science

Scientific Method/Experimental Design PowerPoint- reviews major concepts and vocabulary 

Natural Selection- page on Understanding Evolution (UCMP and the National Science Foundation)

Evolution Today- page on the American Museum of Natural History's site, overview of evolution and natural selection

 

 

Articles/Research

Eastern Gray Squirrel- Study of Northern Virginia Ecology, Fairfax County Public Schools

Eastern Grey Squirrel- BioKids

Gray Squirrel- Adirondack Ecological Center

Eastern Gray Squirrel- North American Mammals (Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History)

Eastern Gray Squirrel- National Geographic Kids

Eastern Gray Squirrel- The Virtual Nature Trail at Penn State

The Urbanization of the Eastern Gray Squirrel in the U.S.- 2013 article in the Journal of American History

Gray Squirrel Biology and Management- Clemson Extension Forestry and Natural Resources

Invasion of the Killer Mutant Squirrels- 2009 article from The Guardian

Squirrel Mapper- discusses the evolution and genetics of squirrel color variation; published by State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry

An Exotic Evolution- 2005 article in the Washington Post discussing black squirrels in Washington D.C.

The Genetic Basis of Melanism in the Gray Squirrel (Sciurus carolinensis)- 2009 article in the Journal of Heredity

 

 

 

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