Sensory ecology and evolution

Sensory ecology and evolution

Teach upper primary and secondary age pupils about adaptation and camouflage through engaging online games. The Sensory Ecology and Evolution group studies animal coloration and vision in a wide range of animals, including birds, reptiles, crabs, insects, primates, and even humans. Much of our work focuses on protective coloration, such as camouflage, warning signals, and mimicry. We have developed a number of 'citizen science' games. By playing them, your students will help us to understand vision and camouflage better. The games support the adaptation and evolution sections of the curriculum. The 'Evolving egg' game allows students to see the evolution of eggs as the game has been played over time by many players.