Snakes and Eels and Dogs! Oh, My! Evaluating High School Students’ Tree-Thinking Skills: An Entry Point to Understanding Evolution
Research in Science Education, Volume 43, Issue 6, 2013, Pages 2327-2348.
Evolution educationTree thinkingCladogramsDiagrammatic reasoning
Abstract The biological community is currently undertaking one its greatest scientific endeavours, that of constructing the Tree of Life, a phylogeny intended to be an evidenced-based, predictive road map of evolutionary relationships among Earth’s biota. Unfortunately, we know very little about how such diagrams are understood, interpret...More
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