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The American Biology Teacher (2023) 85 (8): 464–467.
Published: 01 October 2023
...Vikash Morar In all fields of biology, understanding technical terminology is a challenge for students. In many cases, this may distract them from focusing on fundamental processes and concepts. Across the biology subfields, much of the vernacular shares similar etymology and morphology. However...
The American Biology Teacher (2018) 80 (4): 278–284.
Published: 01 April 2018
... or reproduce article content through the University of California Press's Reprints and Permissions web page, www.ucpress.edu/journals.php?p=reprints . 2018 systematics morphology discussion pedagogy active learning Phylogenetics is the study of the evolutionary relationships of individual...
The American Biology Teacher (2015) 77 (2): 141–144.
Published: 01 February 2015
...Kathryn M. Flinn In this classroom activity, students build a phylogeny for woody plant species based on the morphology of their twigs. Using any available twigs, students can practice the process of cladistics to test evolutionary hypotheses for real organisms. They identify homologous characters...
The American Biology Teacher (2014) 76 (2): 127–131.
Published: 01 February 2014
... cladograms can be compared with a published mammalian phylogeny. The exercise illustrates phylogenetics, the principle of parsimony, and hypothesis testing using morphological data. © 2014 by National Association of Biology Teachers. All rights reserved. Request permission to photocopy or reproduce article...
The American Biology Teacher (2011) 73 (2): 72–77.
Published: 01 February 2011
... biodiversity and evolution class can be designed and taught in a phyletically diverse marine setting in North America. © 2011 by National Association of Biology Teachers 2011 Teaching biodiversity marine field stations taxonomy molecular phylogenetics morphology An understanding...