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Found 9 resources for the concept: Evolutionary relationships may be represented by branching trees (i.e. phylogenies or cladograms)

imageDiscovering the great tree of life
This short video introduces basic concepts in phylogenetics and provides a model to help understand lineage-splitting.
This resource is available from the Peabody Museum of Natural History

Audience: 6-8

Source: Peabody Museum of Natural History

Resource type: Video

imageSimilarities and differences: Understanding homology and analogy
This interactive investigation explains what homologies and analogies are, how to recognize them, and how they evolve.

Audience: 6-8

Source: UC Museum of Paleontology

Resource type: Online activity or lab

imageInteractive investigation: The arthropod story
This interactive investigation delves into the amazing world of the arthropods and examines their success and their evolutionary constraints.

Audience: 6-8

Source: UC Museum of Paleontology

Resource type: Online activity or lab

imageA name by any other tree
Phylogenetics has affected almost every area of biology - even the most basic one: how we classify organisms. Find out how phylogenetic classification works and what its advantages are.
This article appears at SpringerLink.

Audience: 6-8

Source: Evolution: Education and Outreach

Resource type: Article

imageUsing pipe cleaners to bring the Tree of Life to life
Students build a phylogenetic tree from pipe cleaners that allows them to rotate branches, compare topologies, map complete lineages, identify informative phylogenetic features, and examine the effects of superficial structural changes on the tree.

Audience: 6-8

Source: The American Biology Teacher

Resource type: Classroom activity

imageTwo- and ten-minute trees
Use these quick and simple classroom activities to better develop your students' tree-thinking skills. Each takes just a few minutes and helps reinforce key ideas about tree reading and common ancestry.

Audience: 6-8

Source: UC Museum of Paleontology

Resource type: Classroom activity

imageTree of Life poster without images (large)
Print this 28x36" poster for your classroom wall. For ideas about how to use the poster in your class, visit Two- and Ten-minute Trees.

Audience: 6-8

Source: UC Museum of Paleontology

Resource type: Poster

imageTree of Life poster without images (medium)
Print this 18x24" poster for your classroom wall. For ideas about how to use the poster in your class, visit Two- and Ten-minute Trees.

Audience: 6-8

Source: UC Museum of Paleontology

Resource type: Poster

imageTree of life poster with images (large)
Print this 28x36" poster for your classroom wall. For ideas about how to use the poster in your class, visit Two- and Ten-minute Trees.

Audience: 6-8

Source: UC Museum of Paleontology

Resource type: Poster

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