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Evolution Course

This asynchronous course is designed to deepen educators' content knowledge in evolution, especially regarding content appropriate for teaching at the high school level. 

Conserving and Restoring Ecosystems

In this talk, ecologist Robert Pringle discusses two important questions in ecology: “How do we conserve ecosystems?” and “To what state should we try to restore damaged ecosystems?”

Learning from Past Extinctions

In this talk, biologist Anthony Barnosky discusses Earth’s five mass extinctions and whether current species declines may be part of a sixth mass extinction.

Dodging Extinction

In this talk, biologist Anthony Barnosky discusses what steps can be taken to avoid a sixth mass extinction.

Saving Biodiversity

In this discussion session, biologists Stephen Palumbi, Anthony Barnosky, and Elizabeth Hadly answer questions from students.

Cancer as a Genetic Disease

In this talk, biomedical scientist Charles Sawyers discusses how understanding the mutations that cause cancer can guide the development of targeted drug therapies.