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35 resources with the concept phylogenetic trees

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Crash Course: Biology

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Imagine an entire biology course in one collection of 40 videos! Based on the AP Biology curriculum, viewers learn about the things that make up living things and the processes that keep organisms alive. They also learn how to identify...
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Evolution and Speciation

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
A collection of five Nature League videos explores evolution and speciation. Four evolution types, in-breeding, out-breeding, and how engineers have designed technology, household items, and medicines inspired by nature. Host Britt...
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Invertebrates

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Introduce young zoologists to invertebrates with a video collection from Nature League, hosted by Britt Garner. The narrator identifies the major characteristics of invertebrates alongside their positions on the phylogenetic tree....
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NOVA Evolution Lab Lesson Plan

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
It doesn't matter if you look on land, in the air, underground, or in water—evolution is everywhere. Scholars complete worksheets with multiple question types as they progress through six online missions creating phylogenic trees. 
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NOVA Evolution Lab Game

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Many scholars study phylogenetic trees without understanding how they are made. Through an online game, young scientists use the given data to create phylogenetic trees of increasing complexity. They rely on the trees they create to...
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Advanced Genetics

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Are your biologists ready for advanced genetics? Briefly learn about Gregor Mendel, and dive into the phylogenetic tree, linked genes, multiple genes and nonnuclear inheritance! Mr. Anderson continues his clear instruction and use of...
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How Evolution Works (And How We Figured It Out)

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
The concept of evolution changed the way scientists view the world. Part of the PBS Ions series, a thorough video lesson explains the process of evolution by exploring the work of scientists like Charles Darwin and Gregor Mendel. The...
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The Hellacious Lives of the "Hell Pigs"

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Some animals have more in common than meets the eye. An episode of the PBS Eon series analyzes the fossil records of a mammal nicknamed the hell pig. The lesson describes how evolutionary methods determine the genetic evolution of the...
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2018 AP® Biology Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
The average AP Biology score dropped in 2018 with the addition of more data tables and graphs. Offer additional practice free-response questions by using the questions from the 2018 AP exam covering phylogenetic trees, cell structure and...
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One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, New Fish - De-Natured

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Sometimes it seems like high-level journal articles speak a different language. The third video in the five-part series on Evolution and Speciation breaks down one recent article from a science journal. It explains what the researchers...
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What Are Invertebrates? - Lesson Plan

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Insects, and other invertebrates outnumber vertebrates—segmented-legs down! The first in a five-part series of videos from an Invertebrates series introduces these organisms in all their spineless glory. Each invertebrate phyla takes the...
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Creating Phylogenetic Trees from DNA Sequences

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How closely are animals related? Check their phylogenetic trees! The use of DNA sequencing altered our understanding of these relationships. Individuals explore and gain a better understanding of how scientists sort, align, and determine...
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Skeletons Reveal Human and Chimpanzee Evolution

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Ardipithecus ramidus shares features with both humans and chimpanzees. Learn about where Ardi, humans, and chimps fit in the tree of life by comparing anatomical features including the foot, pelvis, and teeth. After exploring those...
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Biogeography: Where Life Lives

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Biogeography is the study of the geographical distribution of plants and animals. NOVA's Evolution Lab explains how organisms on different continents can be so closely related. The resource discusses the processes that bring life from...
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Evolution 101

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Have you been shaped by evolution? A short video introduces the idea of evolution through examples of natural selection, reproduction, traits, and more. The video exists as a small part of a series from the NOVA Evolution Lab.
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DNA Spells Evolution

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
In humans, the rate of mutation from one generation to the next is between 100 and 200 mutations. Discover the role of DNA mutation in evolution with an enriching lab activity.
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Training Trees

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Each branch of a phylogenetic represents a species, and you can trace each one back through history. A short video, the fourth of seven, introduces phylogenetic trees and the online game lab used in the unit. 
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The Naked Mole-Rat

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
The naked mole rat is truly unique! So unique, it was recently placed in its own family. What makes it so special? Discover its amazing story with a video from an exciting mammals playlist. A naked mole rat expert explains its...
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Dimetrodon Is Not A Dinosaur

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Dimetrodon—the dinosaur that wasn't really a dinosaur! Explore the facts about an animal that lived before the Jurassic era with a fact-filled video from Brain Scoop. The narrator shows dimetrodon's characteristics, its common ancestry...
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How Are Organisms Classified?

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Understanding classification takes a little imagination! Show your biology class why it is important to keep things organized using a simple video that is part of the Fuse School Evolution playlist. Topics covered include the creator of...
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LS4A - Evidence of Common Ancestry and Diversity

For Teachers 3rd - 12th Standards
Need help putting together an uncommonly good unit about common ancestry? Check out a video that covers NGSS standard LS4A, Evidence of Common Ancestry and Diversity. Topics include ways to convey similarities and differences between...
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Phylogenetics

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Scholars explore revolutionary relationships among organisms through phylogenetics. Using cladograms, or an evolutionary tree, the narrator shows viewers how organisms are created through morphological (analysis of number of heart...
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Advanced Genetics

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The strengths and problems associated with Mendelian genetics are explored in a video that first reviews Mendelian genetics and independent assortment. Viewers then explore problems with Mendelian genetics such as linked genes, multiple...
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Taxonomy: Life's Filing System

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Explore the history of taxonomy, the naming of organisms, with a video about Linnaeus and his classification system that is still used by scientists today to show the evolutionary relationships among organisms.