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Table 6 Student ratings of individual laboratory modules as useful to understanding important concepts of evolution and human variation

From: Correcting misconceptions about evolution: an innovative, inquiry-based introductory biological anthropology laboratory course improves understanding of evolution compared to instructor-centered courses

Laboratory module Lab # # Ratings % “Very Useful” ratings
Tree Building and Primate Classification 3 41 73.17
Forensics 2: DNA Fingerprinting 8 41 70.73
Human Variation: Anthropometry 11 36 66.67
Human Osteology and Forensics 5 43 65.12
Hominid ID 1: Bipedalism 6 40 62.52
Genes and Variation 2 45 62.22
Human Genetic Adaptation: ELISA 10 40 60.00
Evolution and Scientific Thinking 1 46 58.69
Hominin ID 2: Skulls, Teeth and Diet 7 36 50.00
Primate Anatomy and Locomotion 4 43 48.84
Population History and Ancestry 9 36 36.11