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How are all of the species living on Earth today related? How does understanding evolutionary science contribute to our well-being? In this course, participants will learn about evolutionary relationships, population genetics, and natural and artificial selection. Participants will explore evolutionary science and learn how to integrate it into their classrooms....
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Course Introduction

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1 видео (всего 3 мин.), 3 материалов для самостоятельного изучения
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Course Overview10мин
Syllabus10мин
Resources10мин
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Introduction and Darwin's First Great Idea - The Tree of Life

The first module of the course introduces Charles Darwin’s revolutionary concept of a “tree of life” depicting the evolution of all life from a common ancestor; how evolutionary trees depict relationships among organisms; and how new species are formed. You will explore resources for discovering and addressing student misconceptions about evolution. ...
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4 видео (всего 48 мин.), 3 материалов для самостоятельного изучения, 2 тестов
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Species, Speciation, and the Tree of Life: Part 19мин
Species, Speciation, and the Tree of Life: Part 214мин
Teaching Evolutionary Science8мин
Reading3 материала для самостоятельного изучения
Charles Darwin's Evidence for Evolution10мин
Thinking About Evolution: A Systematist's Perspective10мин
Building the Tree of Life10мин
Quiz2 практического упражнения
Phylogenetic Trees Practice Quiz6мин
Module Two Quiz20мин
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Darwin's Second Great Idea - Adaptation via Natural Selection

You will learn about Darwin’s second breakthrough: that adaptation via natural selection is the basic mechanism of evolution. You’ll go behind the scenes with Dr. Cracraft to see how evolutionary biologists use the Museum’s collections. Lastly, you’ll choose a topic from the course and explain how to use it as empirical evidence that supports common ancestry and biological evolution. ...
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7 видео (всего 84 мин.), 1 материал для самостоятельного изучения, 2 тестов
Video7 видео
Co-Evolution: Part 113мин
Co-Evolution: Part 27мин
A Visit to the Ornithology Collections4мин
Teaching with the Next Generation Science Standards15мин
Building Phylogenetic Trees17мин
Peer-Graded Assignment: Evidence for Evolution7мин
Reading1 материал для самостоятельного изучения
Basic Processes of Evolution10мин
Quiz1 практическое упражнение
Module Three Quiz20мин
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The History of Life

You will learn about the role of extinction in evolution, and find out what the relatedness of major groups of living things reveals about the history of life. You’ll also watch videos of scientists at work and learn how to use them in your classroom. ...
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4 видео (всего 49 мин.), 2 материалов для самостоятельного изучения, 1 тест
Video4 видео
Extinction and Evolution16мин
Science Bulletins: Evolution in Action9мин
Using Science Stories to Teach Evolution9мин
Reading2 материала для самостоятельного изучения
The History of Life on Earth10мин
What Does Evo-Devo Tell Us About Evolution?10мин
Quiz1 практическое упражнение
Module Four Quiz20мин
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Human Evolution

This module explores the rich variety of hominids on the tree of life, along with how and when different human species - including Homo sapiens - migrated around the world. You’ll also learn strategies for teaching evolution in culturally diverse classrooms. ...
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4 видео (всего 46 мин.), 3 материалов для самостоятельного изучения, 1 тест
Video4 видео
H. neanderthalensis, H. sapiens and the Peopling of the World15мин
Science Bulletins: Expedition Rusinga7мин
Teaching Evolution8мин
Reading3 материала для самостоятельного изучения
From Apes to Humans10мин
Human Evolution and the Emergence of Our Species10мин
How Evolution Saves Lives and Promotes Prosperity10мин
Quiz1 практическое упражнение
Module Five Quiz20мин
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Course Conclusion

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Resources10мин
Opportunities for Educators10мин
Support AMNH10мин
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автор: GGAug 31st 2017

A very interesting and comprehensive course. I would reccomend you write down your answers to the quizzes, because there were some slight glitches. Overall a very good course.

автор: CEAug 17th 2015

Very interesting, Loved the detail and course work, cant wait to do another on from the AMNH. Thank you for a well put together course.

Преподавателя

Joel Cracraft, Ph.D.

Chair and Lamont Curator
Division of Vertebrate Zoology

David Randle, Ph.D.

Senior Manager of Professional Development
Education Department

О American Museum of Natural History

The American Museum of Natural History is one of the world’s preeminent scientific, educational and cultural institutions. Since its founding in 1869, the Museum has advanced its global mission to discover, interpret, and disseminate information about human cultures, the natural world, and the universe through a wide-ranging program of scientific research, education, and exhibition....

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