Oct 3rd 2016

Evolution: A Course for Educators (Coursera)

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.


Week 1: Course Introduction; Introduction and Darwin's First Great Idea - The Tree of Life

Week 2: Darwin's Second Great Idea - Adaptation via Natural Selection

Week 3: The History of Life

Week 4: Human Evolution; Course Conclusion