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Island Biogeography and Evolution

Students use this activity as a logic problem that is based on real organisms and real data. The problem is to develop phylogenies for seven related populations of lizards living on the Canary Islands. Three phylogenetic charts are constructed, each using different forms of data, geography, geology, morphology, and molecular genetics.

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Resource Details

Grade
9th - 12th
Subjects
Biology
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
3 days
Instructional Strategy
Discussion
Usage Permissions
Fine Print
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