Mammal Classification

Mammal Classification

The mammalian supertree classifies placental mammals phylogenetically. It uses the analysis of DNA sequences to group together mammals that are evolutionarily closely related, sharing a recent common ancestor.

CK-12 (High School)

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

How has the way that scientists group mammals changed over time?
STANDARDS:
RST.1 - Analysis & Evidence, RST.2 - Main Ideas

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

2,3
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