There we go again with that stupid crap that "evolution is the unifying principle of all biology"
Panda's Thumb says,
Lucky for us, there is also a growing body of literature on the most effective ways to teach what has been dubbed “tree-thinking”. I have summarized this literature in a review due to be published in the journal Evolution: Education and Outreach (doi:10.1007/s12052-010-0254-9). The full text of the article is available at that link, and I have reproduced the abstract below.Evolution is the unifying principle of all biology, and understanding how evolutionary relationships are represented is critical for a complete understanding of evolution . . . . .
In contrast, it is a true statement that Fourier's Law is central to the analysis of heat conduction in solids.