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DVD-ED 576.8 MAJ1518
  
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DVD, Videorecording, Projected Medium, Visual Materials
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Chantilly, VA : Teaching Co., [c2010]
Description:
4 videodiscs (720 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 course guidebook (viii, 116 p. : ill. ; 19 cm.)
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Summary:
An overview of significant evolutionary transitions in the 4 billion-year history of life.
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Twenty-four lectures/30 minutes per lecture.
"Course no. 1518"--Disc labels.
Taught by Professor Anthony Martin, Emory University, and Professor John Hawks, University of Wisconsin-Madison.
DVD, NTSC.
Contents:
Disc 1. Macroevolution and major transitions ; Paleontology and geologic time ; Single, celled life, prokaryotes to eukaryotes ; Metazoans, the earliest multicellular animals ; The development of skeletons ; The rise of vertebrates -- disc 2. Colonization of the land ; Origins of insects and of powered flight ; Seed plants and the first forests ; From fish to 4-limbed animals ; The egg came first, early reptile evolution ; The origins and successes of the dinosaurs -- disc 3. Marine and flying reptiles ; Birds, the dinosaurs amoung us ; The first flowers and polinator coevolution ; Egg to placenta, early mammal evolution ; From land to sea, the evolution of whales ; Moving on up, the first primates -- disc 4. Apes, swinging down from the trees ; From 4 legs to 2, the hominin radiation ; First humans, toolmakers and hunter, gatherers ; From homo to sapiens, talking and thinking ; Our accelerating evolution ; Reflections on major transitions.
ISBN:
1598036823
9781598036824
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