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The American Biology Teacher (2018) 80 (2): 144–151.
Published: 01 February 2018
...Sophia Huang; Justen B. Whittall The tree of life provides a fundamental roadmap to understanding biodiversity, yet requires integration across scales of the biological hierarchy and a unique set of tree thinking skills. This combination can be challenging for undergraduates at the introductory...
The American Biology Teacher (2017) 79 (9): 729–737.
Published: 01 November 2017
... and Permissions web page, www.ucpress.edu/journals.php?p=reprints . 2017 phylogenetic trees tree thinking evolution introductory biology Phylogenetic trees are essential in nearly all disciplines of biology ( Baum et al., 2005 ; Omland et al., 2008 ), and consequently, learning about...
The American Biology Teacher (2015) 77 (4): 274–283.
Published: 01 April 2015
... 2015 by National Association of Biology Teachers. All rights reserved. Request permission to photocopy or reproduce article content at the University of California Press’s Rights and Permissions Web site at http://www.ucpressjournals.com/reprintinfo.asp . 2015 Tree thinking scientific...
The American Biology Teacher (2015) 77 (3): 198–204.
Published: 01 March 2015
...KD Davenport; Kirstin Jane Milks; Rebecca Van Tassell Interpreting cladograms is a key skill for biological literacy. In this lesson, students interpret cladograms based on familial relationships and language relationships to build their understanding of tree thinking and to construct a definition...
The American Biology Teacher (2011) 73 (2): 106–108.
Published: 01 February 2011
... of Biology Teachers 2011 Evolution phylogenetics tree thinking estimating species divergence times software Many writers have pointed to difficulties that students have in understanding and embracing the concepts of evolutionary biology. The rich information in phylogenetic trees present...
The American Biology Teacher (2010) 72 (4): 223–224.
Published: 01 April 2010
... evolution phylogenetics tree thinking Many students, teachers, and even some scientists struggle to make sense of phylogenetic trees ( Baum et al., 2005 ), which are commonly used in both textbooks and classroom instruction. Rather than ignore student struggles, it is time to address the challenge...