University of Alaska Fairbanks
Website Content Contributions
Cladogram Construction and Vertebrate Phylogeny part of Cutting Edge:Courses:Paleontology:Activities
Students are given pictures of a variety of extant vertebrates. They work in groups to determine which animals are most closely related. Following a series of clicker questions and a discussion of the ...
Learn more about this review process.
Paleobiology and Paleontology part of Cutting Edge:Paleontology:Courses
Basic anatomy and morphology of common invertebrate fossils, methods of analysis, and applications to geologic dating and environmental reconstruction
Other Contribution (1)
Carabiner Cladogram part of Cutting Edge:Paleontology:Activities
A cladogram exercise involving hardware instead of organisms. Many students are familiar with carabiners and find them more interesting than nails and screws (the example I based this on). Using these characters, ...