OneZoom Tree of Life

OneZoom increases awareness about the diversity of life on earth, its evolutionary history and the threats of extinction.

This website allows you to explore the tree of life in a completely new way: it's like a map, everything is on one page, all you have to do is zoom in and out. OneZoom also provides free, open source, data visualisation tools for science and education.

Zoom in to the Tree of Life


Ages: Biology 7-18
Resource type: Interactive resource use for independent learning and research

This zoomable Tree of Life brilliantly illustrates the classification of animals. As you delve down into its branches links to sites such as Arkive allow you to find out more about the animals. Ideal for both primary and secondary students.

Curriculum link: Classification