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The American Biology Teacher (2022) 84 (5): 308–311.
Published: 01 May 2022
.... ( 2013 ). Snakes and eels and dogs! Oh, my! Evaluating high school students’ tree-thinking skills: an entry point to understanding evolution . Research in Science Education , 43 ( 6 ), 2327 – 48 . https://doi.org/10.1007/s11165-013-9359-9 . Cruz , R.A.L. ( 2013 ). Aliens in the classroom...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (5): 333–337.
Published: 01 May 2020
... education. We present a series of student-centered, exploratory activities to help students develop their tree-thinking skills. In these activities, students use complementary phenotypic and molecular data to explore how to build phylogenetic trees and interpret the evolutionary relationships they represent...
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (8): 543–552.
Published: 01 October 2019
...Caryn Babaian; Sudhir Kumar A lesson plan on the phylum Tardigrada is presented in a storytelling workbook that introduces the evolutionary concepts of adaptive radiation, speciation, divergence, and “tree-thinking” through narrative, transitional art, contemplative coloring, and data searches...
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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...
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The American Biology Teacher (2016) 78 (2): 141–148.
Published: 01 February 2016
...Christopher G. Brown Evolution is a fundamental principle in biology, yet students, teachers, and the public at large all too often misunderstand the way it works. I introduce a hands-on exercise that emphasizes tree-thinking and phylogenies to organize biodiversity. During the activity, students...