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All Posts Tagged With: "genetics"

Video-Enhanced Lesson

Freak-Genomics: Lesson Overview

In this lesson, using clips from The Human Spark: Becoming Us, students will learn about evolution by exploring information about human, Neanderthal, and chimpanzee DNA. (Grades 9-12)

Jun 14th, 2010 | Comments Off

Freak-Genomics: Video Segments

These clips from The Human Spark series discuss evolution by exploring information about human, Neanderthal, and chimpanzee DNA. The clips may be used alone or in conjunction with the lesson, Freak-Genomics.

May 8th, 2010 | 1 comment

In the News

In the News: 2009 Kistler Prize to Dr. Svante Pääbo

Dr. Svante Pääbo, an evolutionary biologist featured in The Human Spark, was recently awarded the 2009 Kistler Prize. Watch video of Dr. Pääbo with Alan Alda.

Nov 10th, 2009 | 2 comments

In the News

In the News: Nobel Conference – Who Were the First Humans?

Gustavus Adolphus College hosted a conference last October focused squarely on the idea of “The Human Spark.” We've met with many of the speakers.

Feb 24th, 2009 | 2 comments

In the News

In The News: The End of Evolution?

British geneticist Steve Jones has lately made the provocative assertion that human evolution is coming to its end. What do you think?

Dec 12th, 2008 | 6 comments

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