Phylogenetic Classification

Phylogenetic Classification

Phylogeny is the evolutionary history of group of related organisms. It is represented by a phylogenetic tree that shows how species are related to each other through common ancestors.

CK-12 (High School)

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

How do scientists use phylogenetic trees to classify species?
STANDARDS:
RST.1 - Analysis & Evidence, RST.2 - Main Ideas

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

1,2
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