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San Francisco's Exploratorium showcases the work of researchers at the Natural History Museum in London and Las Cuevas Biological Station in Belize, who are investigating the nature and diversity of life. From Jungle to Lab is part of the Exploratorium's Origin Project, created to explain how scientists explore "the beginnings of the universe, of matter, of the earth, and of life itself." This well-designed Web site contains loads of multimedia features, such as a slide show of Las Cuevas (including a 360 view of the biological station), video and audio clips of researchers explaining their work, Web casts, and much more. The contents of this site are thoughtfully organized and skillfully presented. For example, the section titled Ideas appears as a virtual field notebook, each page addressing a different aspect of evolutionary mechanism for biodiversity. In all, this is a fantastic Web site that is worth a visit for design features alone, if not the enlightening content.

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  • Science > General
  • Science > Ecology
  • Science > Earth Science
  • Science > Natural History

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Science -- Biological and life sciences,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-021,Higher Education,NSDL,Undergraduate (Upper Division),Science,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Undergraduate (Lower Division),Ecology, Forestry and Agriculture,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20110201190919986T,General Public,Science -- Natural history,Science -- Ecology,High School,Science -- Earth science,Life Science,Informal Education,History/Policy/Law,Geoscience

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English

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