Innovation Institute: Evolutionary Biology Seminar, Grades 6-8 & 9-12

The Innovation Institute (Ti2) will offer a new online course — Evolutionary Biology & Development: An Exploration of Genes versus the Environment from Darwin to Genomics — in two sections: Grades 6-8 (8AM-9AM) and Grades 9-12 (9:30AM-10:30AM) on Mondays-Wednesdays-Fridays, May 11 – June 19. The course will be in a seminar format with Mondays and Wednesdays focused on introductory material, interactive presentations, and video explorations, and Fridays dedicated to instructor-facilitated discussion. Register here. Weekly topics are: What is Evolution?, Origin of Life Problem, Diversity of Life – Classification and Phylogeny, What About the Fossil Record?, Origin of Variation (Where Evolution Begins), Selection, Speciation, Co-Evolution, Life History Strategies, Role of Biogeography in Evolution, Extinction, and What About Humans?