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Gibson, J [1], Cooper, Joshua [2].

Phylocards: A card sorting activity for teaching plant evolution.

Evolution in general and plant evolution in particular are topics that often present major challenges to students encountering the study of phylogeny or botany for the first time. Building upon several different lab exercises and card sorting activities, we developed a card sorting activity called Phylocards which can be used to quickly demonstrate phylogenetic concepts, teach major trends in plant evolution, and evaluate student understanding of these topics. 


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1 - University of Oklahoma, Department of Microbiology and Plant Biology, Department of Biology, Norman, OK, 73019, USA
2 - University Of Oklahoma, Botany & Microbiology, 770 Van Vleet Oval East, Norman, OK, 73019, USA

Keywords:
STEM Education
botany education
Tree-Thinking.

Presentation Type: Oral Paper:Papers for Sections
Session: 19
Location: Cottonwoods North/Boise Centre
Date: Tuesday, July 29th, 2014
Time: 11:00 AM
Number: 19012
Abstract ID:425
Candidate for Awards:None


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