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|Happy Birthday Darwin!|
Happy Birthday Charles Darwin
2009 is the 200th anniversary of the birth of Charles Darwin. Send your birthday wishes by clicking here.
Image Credit: Colin Purrington, Creative Commons
In a challenging mood? CLICK HERE to do the Charles Darwin jigsaw puzzle! Ready, set, solve!
Are you in the mood for some fun games!
Skeleton jigsaws - Click and drag skeletal finds to reconstruct a skeleton - 4 levels of difficulty.
Fakes and mistakes - Take a photo quiz to spot prehistoric fakes and mistakes among legitimate finds!
Jeopardy!-style game on evolution. Don't forget to give your answers in the form of a question!
"Do You Want to be an Evolutionary Biologist?" trivia game you can use to learn more about evolution.
Primate Bipedalism - Begin with a box of bones and build a human and chimp skeleton!
Try the Eagle Eyes Picture Game - Test your skills of observations by finding the odd one out!
Bird jigsaw puzzles - How quickly can you put the birds back together?Image from ntr23, Creative Commons.
YoS contest this month
What better way to celebrate the Year of Science 2009 than with a scientific pizza!
What's that you ask? Well, it is what you make it and that's the challenge!
1. Create a Scientific Pizza - whatever that looks like to you! You may even want to match this month's theme of evolution!
2. Submit a drawing or photo of your pizza by visiting the "Pizza Parlor" at the My YoS Web site - extra points for pictures of you eating it!
It is that simple! The pizza may be delicious AND you will be eligible for a prize!
Photo credit: Flickr: such sweet hands
Science in art, comedy, and life!
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