American Biology Teacher
In a flexible multisession laboratory, students investigate concepts of phylogenetic analysis at both the molecular and the morphological level. Students finish by conducting their own analysis on a collection of skeletons representing the major phyla of vertebrates, a collection of primate skulls, or a collection of hominid skulls.
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Franklin, W. A. "Evolution & Phylogenetic Analysis: Classroom Activities for Investigating Molecular & Morphological Concepts." American Biology Teacher 72, no. 2 (2010): 114-121.