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This guided inquiry module provides an approach to teaching major groups of terrestrial plants and the methods used to construct and analyze phylogenies.
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General Biology Core Concepts
Discipline Specific Core Concepts
General Biology Competencies
Life science discipline (subject)
Keywords Tree-thinking, Phylogeny, Plant Diversity, Evolution, Cladistics
Key taxa Plants
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Educational Language
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Pedagogical Use Description Educators can use this resource as an opportunity for students to collect structural data that can be used to construct phylogenies, combine structural and molecular data to construct phylogenies, gain experience in phylogeny construction, and provide a meaningful framework to learn the characteristics of major terrestrial plant groups.
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Full Name of Primary Author J. Phil Gibson
Primary Author Controlled Name
Primary Author Affiliation Department of Microbiology and Plant Biology
Department of Biology
University of Oklahoma
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Secondary Author Name(s) Joshua T. Cooper
Secondary Author Affiliation(s) Department of Microbiology and Plant Biology
University of Oklahoma
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  • JPhilGIbson
Submitter Name Phil Gibson
Submitter Email
Rights J. Phil Gibson holds rights to this work.
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Drought and Water Ecosystem Services Collection Off
Conservation Targets Under Global Change Collection Off
Big Data Collection Off
Editors Choice No
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Date Of Record Submission 2014-07-27
I Agree to EcoEdDL's Copyright Policy & Terms of Use No
Date Of Record Release 2014-09-15 16:42:57
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  • JPhilGIbson
Date Last Modified 2017-01-09 11:27:39
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