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The American Biology Teacher. 2016; 783241–247 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2016.78.3.241
Published: 01 March 2016
...Claudia A. M. Russo; Bárbara Aguiar; Carolina M. Voloch; Alexandre P. Selvatti Phylogenetics has a central role in the biological sciences. We suggest a hands-on exercise to demonstrate the task of character coding and its importance in phylogenetic systematics. This exercise is appropriate for...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2016; 785380–384 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2016.78.5.380
Published: 01 May 2016
... phylogenetic trees: a scaffolded approach with authentic data . American Biology Teacher , 77 , 274 – 283 . Hennig, W. ( 1966 ). Phylogenetic Systematics . Urbana, IL : University of Illinois Press . Near, T.J. , Meylan, P.A. & Shaffer, H.B. ( 2005 ). Assessing concordance of fossil...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2017; 797544–551 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.7.544
Published: 01 September 2017
...” of dragons make the taxa appropriate models for basic phylogenetic analysis in an undergraduate general biology or systematics class. The wyvern, an obviously more primitive, distant cousin of the “true” dragons, is also an appropriate outgroup for these estimations of shared evolutionary history...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2016; 785385–388 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2016.78.5.385
Published: 01 May 2016
... education literature and national standards documents, whose primary goal is to help teachers assist introductory students in evaluating basic evolutionary datasets. In this short response to Brower's critique, we acknowledge that our activities, which address the complex field of systematics, contain...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 818543–552 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.8.543
Published: 01 October 2019
..., dark field, scanning electron microscopy) for students to see what they really look like, including images of desiccated “tun” or cryptobiotic states (15 minutes). Draw or show a phylogenetic tree of invertebrates, with the unresolved relationship of Tardigrada. Download and print the workbook...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 81279–87 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.2.79
Published: 01 February 2019
..., J.V. & Stuessy, T.F. ( 1980 ). Determining primitive character states for phylogenetic reconstruction . Systematic Botany , 5 , 112 – 135 . Darwin, C. ( 1859 ). On the Origin of Species [facsimile of the first edition, 2001]. Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press . Dickinson...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 812133–136 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.2.133
Published: 01 February 2019
... genetic drift and evolutionary development, are often rooted in misunderstandings of natural selection ( Andrews et al., 2012 ; Hiatt et al., 2013 ; Price & Perez, 2016 ). Gregory (2008) and Meisel (2010) . Being able to read phylogenetic trees is a key step in developing understanding of...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 809650–658 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.9.650
Published: 01 November 2018
... available. Once you have done the drawings and notecards and created scrapbooks, students explore the butterfly phylogenetic tree with the TTOL database, comparing the blue butterfly to local species, especially those they have seen on nature walks or have studied. They can also hand-draw their own...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 809697–701 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.9.697
Published: 01 November 2018
... conflict............................2.106-RL Performance funding............................3.184-RL Pet plant............................5.339-RL Phenology............................7.540-TT Phenotype............................2.132-I, 4.291-I, 4.312-TT Phylogenetics...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 802144–151 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.2.144
Published: 01 February 2018
.... , & Abell, S. K. ( 2011 ). Exploring the complexity of tree thinking expertise in an undergraduate systematics course . Science Education , 95 , 794 – 823 . Hennig, W. ( 1966 ). Phylogenetic Systematics . Chicago : University of Illinois Press . Hillis, D. , Sadava, D. , Hill, R...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 804278–284 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.4.278
Published: 01 April 2018
... courses, this exercise is also appropriate for any upper-level biology course where phylogenetic trees play a central role, e.g., Systematics, Bioinformatics, Population Genetics, and Evolution. In addition, this project could also be given as a challenge to high-performing students in introductory...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2017; 799729–737 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.9.729
Published: 01 November 2017
.... J. , & Abell, S. K. ( 2011 ). Exploring the complexity of tree thinking expertise in an undergraduate systematics course . Science Education , 95 , 794 – 823 . Hobbs, F. C. , Johnson, D. J. , & Kearns, K. D. ( 2013 ). A deliberate practice approach to teaching phylogenetic...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2017; 798668–670 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.8.668
Published: 01 October 2017
... directly related to phylogenetic trees or systematics, such as “clade” eliciting “spade,” “ancestry” eliciting “pedigree,” and “tree” eliciting “oak” ( Figure 1 ). The majority (85%) of our students associated the prompt terms with non-phylogenetic words. This is not surprising, as past research has...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2017; 799787–791 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.9.787
Published: 01 November 2017
...............................3:169-OL How Does Evolution Explain Blindness in Cavefish?............................2:97-OL Advising Biology Majors about Career Choices: Resources & Information for Biology Instructors............................1:14-OL Effects of Phylogenetic Tree Style on Student Comprehension...
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Comparison of numbers of different errors made by students in Cohort IV in ...
Published: 01 October 2015
Figure 5 Comparison of numbers of different errors made by students in Cohort IV in a tree-drawing assessment. Pre-assessments were completed before a systematics teaching module, and post-assessments were completed after it. Subgroup A had drawn phylogenetic trees of nonliving objects in the Figure 5 Comparison of numbers of different errors made by students in Cohort IV in a tree-drawing assessment. Pre-assessments were completed before a systematics teaching module, and post-assessments were completed after it. Subgroup A had drawn phylogenetic trees of nonliving objects in the More
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The American Biology Teacher. 2017; 79281–90 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.2.81
Published: 01 February 2017
... in an undergraduate systematics course . Science Education , 95 , 794 – 823 . Henning, W. ( 1966 ). Phylogenetic Systematics . Urbana, IL : University of Illinois Press . Hershkovitz, M. A. , & Leipe, D. D. ( 1998 ). Phylogenetic analysis . In A. D. Baxevanis & B. F. F...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2017; 793241–244 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.3.241
Published: 01 March 2017
... Teacher , 35 , 125 – 129 . Gibson, J. P. , & Cooper, J. T. ( 2014 ). Phylogenetic approach to teaching plant diversity . Available from http://planted.botany.org/index.php?P=FullRecord&ID=546 (login required, see “Associated files”). Gibson, J. P. , & Hoefnagels, M. H. ( 2015...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2016; 789785–789 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2016.78.9.785
Published: 01 November 2016
... ..................................................... 6:482-RL Phylogenetic systematics ....................................... 3:241-I Phylogenetic trees.................................3:263-TT, 5:380-F Phylogenetics ........................................... 2:141-I, 5:376-F Plant scents...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2016; 789725–732 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2016.78.9.725
Published: 01 November 2016
... al., 2007 ; Beichner, 2008 ). Improvements to teaching should incorporate education about learning, should increase active participation in lectures, and must be based on and evaluated with rigorous, systematically tested scientific thinking ( Handelsman et al., 2004 , 2007 ; DeHaan, 2005...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2016; 785376–379 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2016.78.5.376
Published: 01 May 2016
...Susan Offner New phylogenomic methods have made it possible to obtain a robust phylogenetic tree of the animal kingdom. The resulting tree confirms much of what was already known but also contains some nice surprises. © 2016 National Association of Biology Teachers. All...