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100 % en línea

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Comienza de inmediato y aprende a tu propio ritmo.
Fechas límite flexibles

Fechas límite flexibles

Restablece las fechas límite en función de tus horarios.
Horas para completar

Aprox. 12 horas para completar

Sugerido: 5-8 hours/week...
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Inglés (English)

Subtítulos: Inglés (English), Rumano

Programa - Qué aprenderás en este curso

Semana
1
Horas para completar
1 hora para completar

Course Introduction

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Reading
1 video (Total 3 minutos), 3 readings
Reading3 lecturas
Course Overview10m
Syllabus10m
Resources10m
Horas para completar
2 horas para completar

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 videos (Total 48 minutos), 3 readings, 2 quizzes
Video4 videos
Species, Speciation, and the Tree of Life: Part 19m
Species, Speciation, and the Tree of Life: Part 214m
Teaching Evolutionary Science8m
Reading3 lecturas
Charles Darwin's Evidence for Evolution10m
Thinking About Evolution: A Systematist's Perspective10m
Building the Tree of Life10m
Quiz2 ejercicios de práctica
Phylogenetic Trees Practice Quiz6m
Module Two Quiz20m
Semana
2
Horas para completar
4 horas para completar

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 videos (Total 84 minutos), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
Video7 videos
Co-Evolution: Part 113m
Co-Evolution: Part 27m
A Visit to the Ornithology Collections4m
Teaching with the Next Generation Science Standards15m
Building Phylogenetic Trees17m
Peer-Graded Assignment: Evidence for Evolution7m
Reading1 lectura
Basic Processes of Evolution10m
Quiz1 ejercicio de práctica
Module Three Quiz20m
Semana
3
Horas para completar
1 hora para completar

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 videos (Total 49 minutos), 2 readings, 1 quiz
Video4 videos
Extinction and Evolution16m
Science Bulletins: Evolution in Action9m
Using Science Stories to Teach Evolution9m
Reading2 lecturas
The History of Life on Earth10m
What Does Evo-Devo Tell Us About Evolution?10m
Quiz1 ejercicio de práctica
Module Four Quiz20m
Semana
4
Horas para completar
2 horas para completar

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. ...
Reading
4 videos (Total 46 minutos), 3 readings, 1 quiz
Video4 videos
H. neanderthalensis, H. sapiens and the Peopling of the World15m
Science Bulletins: Expedition Rusinga7m
Teaching Evolution8m
Reading3 lecturas
From Apes to Humans10m
Human Evolution and the Emergence of Our Species10m
How Evolution Saves Lives and Promotes Prosperity10m
Quiz1 ejercicio de práctica
Module Five Quiz20m
Horas para completar
1 hora para completar

Course Conclusion

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Reading
1 video (Total 2 minutos), 3 readings
Video1 video
Reading3 lecturas
Resources10m
Opportunities for Educators10m
Support AMNH10m
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Principales revisiones

por 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.

por 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.

Instructores

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Joel Cracraft, Ph.D.

Chair and Lamont Curator
Division of Vertebrate Zoology
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David Randle, Ph.D.

Senior Manager of Professional Development
Education Department

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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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