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The American Biology Teacher (2018) 80 (4): 278–284.
Published: 01 April 2018
... 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...
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The American Biology Teacher (2017) 79 (7): 544–551.
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) 78 (5): 385–388.
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 (2015) 77 (8): 587–599.
Published: 01 October 2015
.../journals.php?p=reprints . 2015 Student engagement evolution systematics phylogeny Educating high school and undergraduate students in the processes of evolution and confronting their misconceptions is one of the greatest challenges in American science education. Students often enter biology...
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The American Biology Teacher (2015) 77 (2): 141–144.
Published: 01 February 2015
..., determine polarity through outgroup comparison, and construct a parsimonious tree based on synapomorphies (shared derived characters). This activity efficiently demonstrates many systematics concepts, including homology, homoplasy (convergence and reversal), polarity, synapomorphy, symplesiomorphy...
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The American Biology Teacher (2011) 73 (2): 100–104.
Published: 01 February 2011
.... © 2011 by National Association of Biology Teachers 2011 Variation inquiry taxonomy systematics student engagement The general intent of the introductory biology laboratory is to reinforce basic biological concepts while teaching skills that are necessary for conducting science. Traditional...