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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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完成時間為 1 小時

Course Introduction

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1 個視頻(共 3 分鐘), 3 個閱讀材料
Video1 個視頻
Reading3 個閱讀材料
Course Overview10分鐘
Syllabus10分鐘
Resources10分鐘
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完成時間為 2 小時

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. ...
Reading
4 個視頻(共 48 分鐘), 3 個閱讀材料, 2 個測驗
Video4 個視頻
Species, Speciation, and the Tree of Life: Part 19分鐘
Species, Speciation, and the Tree of Life: Part 214分鐘
Teaching Evolutionary Science8分鐘
Reading3 個閱讀材料
Charles Darwin's Evidence for Evolution10分鐘
Thinking About Evolution: A Systematist's Perspective10分鐘
Building the Tree of Life10分鐘
Quiz2 個練習
Phylogenetic Trees Practice Quiz6分鐘
Module Two Quiz20分鐘

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完成時間為 4 小時

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. ...
Reading
7 個視頻(共 84 分鐘), 1 個閱讀材料, 2 個測驗
Video7 個視頻
Co-Evolution: Part 113分鐘
Co-Evolution: Part 27分鐘
A Visit to the Ornithology Collections4分鐘
Teaching with the Next Generation Science Standards15分鐘
Building Phylogenetic Trees17分鐘
Peer-Graded Assignment: Evidence for Evolution7分鐘
Reading1 個閱讀材料
Basic Processes of Evolution10分鐘
Quiz1 個練習
Module Three Quiz20分鐘

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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. ...
Reading
4 個視頻(共 49 分鐘), 2 個閱讀材料, 1 個測驗
Video4 個視頻
Extinction and Evolution16分鐘
Science Bulletins: Evolution in Action9分鐘
Using Science Stories to Teach Evolution9分鐘
Reading2 個閱讀材料
The History of Life on Earth10分鐘
What Does Evo-Devo Tell Us About Evolution?10分鐘
Quiz1 個練習
Module Four Quiz20分鐘

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完成時間為 2 小時

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 個視頻(共 46 分鐘), 3 個閱讀材料, 1 個測驗
Video4 個視頻
H. neanderthalensis, H. sapiens and the Peopling of the World15分鐘
Science Bulletins: Expedition Rusinga7分鐘
Teaching Evolution8分鐘
Reading3 個閱讀材料
From Apes to Humans10分鐘
Human Evolution and the Emergence of Our Species10分鐘
How Evolution Saves Lives and Promotes Prosperity10分鐘
Quiz1 個練習
Module Five Quiz20分鐘
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完成時間為 1 小時

Course Conclusion

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Reading3 個閱讀材料
Resources10分鐘
Opportunities for Educators10分鐘
Support AMNH10分鐘
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創建者 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.

創建者 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.

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Joel Cracraft, Ph.D.

Chair and Lamont Curator
Division of Vertebrate Zoology

David Randle, Ph.D.

Senior Manager of Professional Development
Education Department

關於 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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