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ERIC Number: EJ887494
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Mar
Pages: 3
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 5
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0047-231X
Inquiry-Based Approach to Understanding Common Descent
Parker, Monica
Journal of College Science Teaching, v39 n4 p60-62 Mar 2010
In this inquiry-based activity, students catalog external and internal characteristics of four different classes of animals during dissection exercises. On the basis of their accumulated data, students compare and contrast the animals, devise a phylogenetic tree, and provide reasonable characteristics for extinct transitional organisms. (Contains 1 figure and 3 tables.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A