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"Telephone" Game Demonstrates the Dobzhansky-Muller (DM) Model of the Evolution of Reproductive Incompatibility

        

"Telephone" Game Demonstrates the Dobzhansky-Muller (DM) Model of the Evolution of Reproductive Incompatibility

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This resource provides an outline for planning and implementing an active learning activity that illustrates the DM model of reproductive incompatibility. Students in a larger class (50+) whisper sentences to one another in a modified game of "telephone." The lineage of sentences splits and diverges, and students record versions of sentences on notecards as the sentence evolves. After lineages finish evolving, students analyze how the sentences changed, how they relate to one another, and how... More
Material Type: Assignment
Technical Format: HTML/Text
Date Added to MERLOT: April 03, 2014
Date Modified in MERLOT: April 20, 2014
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Submitter: Matthew Smock
Keywords: genetics, evolution, biology, active learning

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Primary Audience: College General Ed
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
Language: English
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Creative Commons: Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 United States

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