California State Polytechnic University-Pomona
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How do we recognize and use fossils in outcrop? part of Cutting Edge:Courses:Paleontology:Activities
Students find fossil hunting rewarding and fun. However, it is important that field trips to fossil localities go beyond mere hunting ("Is this a fossil?") and lead students to ask "What is the ...
How do cladistics work? Generating phylogenetic trees using everyday objects. part of Cutting Edge:Courses:Paleontology:Activities
This lab activity is intended to introduce students to concepts of homology and evolutionary characters, and to help them understand how cladistic analyses are performed. The activity begins with generating a ...