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The American Biology Teacher (2016) 78 (5): 380–384.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Andrew V. Z. Brower I offer comments on two recent articles in The American Biology Teacher by Davenport and colleagues addressing the interpretation and construction of phylogenetic trees. The “tree-thinking” literature suggests that students need to acquire a clear understanding of the meaning of...
The American Biology Teacher (2014) 76 (2): 109–117.
Published: 01 February 2014
...Mike Darwin Yerky; Carolyn J. Wilczynski In this activity, students examine nine hominin skulls for specialized features and take measurements that will enable them to determine the relatedness of these species. They will ultimately place each specimen on a basic phylogenetic tree that also reveals...