Are your students learning about common ancestry and evolution? In this cladogram activity, students are introduced to these topics as they make their own cladogram for the plant kingdom. Learning about evolution within the context of plant diversity is a great way for students to visualize the concepts!
Topics addressed in this lesson: cladogram, derived character, outgroup, evolution, traits, plant structures, classification of plants, common ancestry
Included in this product:
- Teacher planning page with instructions and ideas for differentiation
- Printable set of 7 cards. Each card lists the traits of one group of plants
- 3 pages leading students through the process of making a cladogram and comprehension questions to assess understanding
- Answer keys