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History of Life on Earth: Evolution and Biodiversity

Introduction

This course covers the origins of life on Earth, the fossil record and evolution, mass extinctions and their causes, evolutionary theories, biodiversity and taxonomic groups, human impact on biodiversity, human evolution and evolutionary psychology, and applications of evolutionary theory.

What you will learn

By completing this course, learners will gain a comprehensive understanding of the history of life on Earth, evolution, and biodiversity, as well as the ability to analyze and apply evolutionary principles to various fields such as medicine, agriculture, and ecology.

Course program

Origins of Life on Earth
Fossil Record and Evolution
Mass Extinctions and Evolutionary Causes
Evolutionary Theories
Biodiversity and Taxonomic Groups
Human Impact on Biodiversity
Human Evolution and Evolutionary Psychology
Applications of Evolutionary Theory