GenBank, Plant Phylogeny, Plant Adaptation, Past Climate Change
In this teaching module, students will learn about NCBI GenBank, search for DNA/protein sequences from multiple plant species of a gene that encodes Rubisco enzyme, construct and interpret a phylogenetic tree, and discuss traits that allowed plants to adapt their life on land.
English, United States
South Dakota State University
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Nepal, Madhav P. and Ethan J. Andersen. 2019. Using Publicly Available GenBank Data to Teach Plant Phylogeny in High School Classrooms. ILEARN Teaching Resources. 2: 23-33
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