Earth Science Seminar 3

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This document serves as a teaching guide for the third of three seminars in a unit on earth science. This seminar focuses on the relationship between the Cretaceous-Tertiary boundary and dinosaur extinctions and encourages review of scale, probability, causation, and correlation. The guide includes an overview and reading list. Related seminar activities and assignment questions are provided in accompanying files.

Earth Science Seminar 2

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This document serves as a teaching guide for the second of three seminars in a unit on earth science. This seminar focuses on whether or not there is a link between human evolution and climate. The guide includes an overview and reading list. Related seminar activities and assignment questions are provided in accompanying files.

Earth Science Seminar 1

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This document serves as a teaching guide for the first of three seminars in a unit on earth science. This seminar focuses on the global climate forecast, and considers what controls Earth’s climate, how the climate is changing, and theories of global warming. The guide includes an overview and reading list. Related seminar activities are provided in accompanying files.

Neuroscience Seminar 3

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Percentage of gruffs produced by normally-raised and cross-fostered Japanese and rhesus macaques.

This document serves as a teaching guide for the last of three seminars in a unit on neuroscience. This seminar focuses on the evolution of language development. The guide includes an overview, reading list, and step-by-step seminar plan, including suggested discussion questions. Related seminar activities and assignment questions are provided in accompanying files.

Neuroscience Seminar 2

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This document serves as a teaching guide for the second of three seminars in a unit on neuroscience. This seminar focuses on the role of the brain in vocal communication, sexual differentiation of the brain, and sexual differences in vocal behavior. The guide includes an overview, reading list, and step-by-step seminar plan, including suggested discussion questions. Related seminar activities and assignment questions are provided in accompanying files.

Neuroscience Seminar 1

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Representation of cell membrane.

This document serves as a teaching guide for the first of three seminars in a unit on neuroscience. This seminar focuses how the brain processes sensory stimuli, such as sights and sounds, into perceptions. The guide includes an overview, reading list, and step-by-step seminar plan, including suggested discussion questions. Related seminar activities and assignment questions are provided in accompanying files.

Astronomy Seminar 3

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This document provides teachers with a list of main ideas, readings (required, optional, and background for instructors), assignments, and activities for use in the third of three seminars on astronomy.

Astronomy Seminar 2

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This document provides teachers with a list of main ideas, readings (required, optional, and background for instructors), assignments, and activities for use in the second of three seminars on astronomy.

Astronomy Seminar 1

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This document provides teachers with a list of main ideas, readings (required, optional, and background for instructors), assignments, and activities for use in the first of three seminars on astronomy.

Biodiversity Seminar 3

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Lake Victoria

This document serves as a teaching guide for the third of three seminars in a unit on biodiversity. This seminar focuses on invasive species in order to underscore the difficulties of managing and restoring ecosystems and the potential damage of intended or unintended manipulation. As explained in the corresponding lecture, biodiversity theory can explain the causes and consequences of biodiversity loss and provides recommendations for mediating the sixth global extinction event and thus ensuring the availability of ecosystem services, the health of the biosphere, and the quality of human life. The guide includes an overview, reading list, and step-by-step seminar plan, including suggested discussion questions, activities, and reference to assignments. Related seminar activities and assignment questions are provided in accompanying files.