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Charles Darwin Discovery of evolution

Charles Darwin, Evolution & Tropical Australia

Still from natural selection interactive online activity, part ofWhat sort of MOOC is this?

The MOOC will be launched on November 7, the 100th anniversary of Wallace’s death, and it will run for 4 weeks, beginning the following Monday, November 11. Although participants can work through the material at their own pace, the instructors of the unit will guide the online discussion of the 4 parts of the course one week at a time. There will be a live webinar on the Friday of each week.

Many MOOCs consist of ‘talking heads’ – not unlike the lecture theater of old, except that they are online and can be viewed from home or from a mobile device. These talking heads may well be experts in their field, but, from the point of view of participants trying to learn new (and often difficult) material, they are still just talking heads.

I’m reminded of a story that happened during the early days of CDU (then called the University College of the Northern Territory) when our class sizes were small – very small. At morning tea one day, a lecturer recounted an experience he had earlier that day when he was giving a lecture to 1 (yes, one) student – and the student fell asleep! Think about that – what does a lecturer do? Continue lecturing? Take a nap? Send out for coffee? Lectures – even good lectures – can sometimes be hard to follow and absorb. Things have changed over the years at CDU: we have more students, but fewer lectures. It is possible for students to take most of our units externally – without ever attending a lecture. To offer this kind of unit successfully, you have to take a different approach.

So, not surprisingly, the CDU MOOC takes a different approach. There are still some expert heads that talk, but rather than delivering lectures, these experts deliver short introductions or summaries that are interspersed with other ways of learning: interactive timelines, animations, interactive maps, and graphics that unfold as the participant selects the parts they want to explore. These innovative resources allow participants to interact with the content, not just read it or have it read to them. It is unlikely that anyone will fall asleep in these “lectures”.




No no, charles darwin

by cj5guy

Charles Robert Darwin FRS (12 February 1809 – 19 April 1882) was an English naturalist[I] who realized and presented compelling evidence that all species of life have evolved over time from common ancestors, through the process he called natural selection. The fact that evolution occurs became accepted by the scientific community and much of the general public in his lifetime, while his theory of natural selection came to be widely seen as the primary explanation of the process of evolution in the 1930s, and now forms the basis of modern evolutionary theory. In modified form, Darwin’s scientific discovery is the unifying theory of the life sciences, providing logical explanation for the diversity of life.

Scruffy little weed shows Darwin was right

by cheaande

The discovery of the York groundsel shows that species are created as well as made extinct, and that Charles Darwin was right and the Creationists are wrong.
Richard Abbott, a plant evolutionary biologist from St Andrews University, has discovered “evolution in action” after noticing the lone, strange-looking and uncatalogued plant in wasteland next to the York railway station car park in 1979. He did not realise its significance and paid little attention. But in 1991 he returned to York, ate his sandwich and noticed that the plant had spread.
Yesterday, Dr Abbott published extensive research proving with DNA analysis that it is the first new species to have evolved naturally in Britain in the past 50 years

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Who's the author of "On the Origin of Species?"?

Biology crossword homework.

In the crossword DARWIN fits


its on the third box going this way --->
its in the middle of the crossword

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Questions about charles darwin.?

Who was the scientist whose ideas about evoulution and adaption influenced darwin?

who was the economist whose ideas about human population influenced darwin?

who was the geologist who influenced darwin?


these are questions on a crossword puzzle and these are the only questions i have left, please help me find the answers!!!!
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Lamarck was a renown scientist read by Darwin and others. Here is a list of the people that had some effect upon Darwin.


Agassiz, Jean Louis
Babbage, Charles
Beaufort, Capt. Francis
Bradlaugh, Charles
Broderip, William John
Brown, Robert
Busk, George
Carlile, Richard
Chambers, Robert
Chapman, John
Covington, Syms
Duke of Argyll
Edmonstone, John
Falconer, Hugh
FitzRoy, Capt. Robert
Forbes, Edward
Fox, William Darwin
Gould, John
Grant,…

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